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Could this be diabetes related to pcos?

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Could this be diabetes related to pcos?

Possible: PCOS is associated with metabolic syndrome which includes diabetes , insulin resistance and high cholesterol. http://patient.info/doctor/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pro ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more


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How accurate is it that obesity might be related to some hormonal disfunctioning?

How accurate is it that obesity might be related to some hormonal disfunctioning?

Definitely: Obesity leads to Insulin resistance which can cause pcos, infertility, acne, diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol abnormalities and multiple other hormonal and non hormonal problems. It's not good to full with mother nature. ...Read more

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Could acne be related to infrequent ovulation?

Could  acne be related to infrequent ovulation?

Yes with PCOS: Pcos with infrequent ovulation also has an increase in the male hormone, testosterone. This causes an increase in oily secretions and more acne. Acne can range from very mild to the deep cystic kind. If you are not trying to conceive, birth control pills can help lower the testosterone and the acne. ...Read more

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Itching? Could it be due to hormonal imbalance?

Doubtful: Itching is usually a symptom. It occurs often from allergies or a skin condition. It is unlikely to be from a hormonal imbalance. ...Read more

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Could hypoglycemia be related a miscarriage?

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Could hypoglycemia be related a miscarriage?

No: I am not aware of any data that shows hypoglycemia is related to miscarriage. However, i suspect that profound hypoglycemia causing major symptoms for any length of time would adversely impact pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could my acne be related to infrequent ovulation?

Could my acne be related to infrequent ovulation?

Hormone-Induced Acne: Acne is most often idiopathic (meaning we really don't know the cause). But in women, it can be a sign of hormonal abnormalities, especially when associated with irregular periods, weight gain/obesity, excess facial or body hair, or thinning of the scalp hair. The most common form of hormone-induced acne is polycystic ovarian syndrome. See your dermatologist, but also your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Could my infertility be related to infrequent ovulation?

Could my infertility be related to infrequent ovulation?

Yes: Irregular ovulation is a frequent contributor to infertility. Thorough evaluation needed. ...Read more

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I get tired eyes. Could this be related to diabetes?

I get tired eyes. Could this be related to diabetes?

Glucose or Dry eyes: Glucose fluctuations can change vision the increased glucose in his blood also increases the glucose inside the lens in the eye. The lens with high glucose draws fluid via osmosis. This fluid increases the thickness of the lens, therefore; the power of the lens. The change in power may allow the patient to see better at near or better at distance. Also diabetes can lead to dry eye due neuropathy. ...Read more

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Is hyperglycemia be related to the pregnancy loss?

Is hyperglycemia be related to the pregnancy loss?

Probably: Diabetes during pregnancy can be a problem or not depending on how closely the diabetes is controlled. Generally, the better the conrtol the better the outcome. Since there was hyperglycemia, it probably was related to the loss. One should realize, however, that pregnency losses can happen in women who do not have diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have pcos without a hormonal imbalance? I have pcos symptoms, but no imbalance.

Is it possible to have pcos without a hormonal imbalance? I have pcos symptoms, but no imbalance.

I suppose: Pcos is not really a disease but rather a description of certain symptoms like irregular periods and abnormal hair growth. Many also struggle with weight gain, prediabetes and infertility. Not everyone is going to express pcos in the same way and different people will deal with different issues. ...Read more

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What could be the possible medical issues that can prevent weight loss?

What could be the possible medical issues that can prevent weight loss?

Hypothyroidism: One quick one would be under active thyroid. Thyroid hormones help regulate metabolism, so if at a low level - weight gain can occur. Go to your pcp and get the levels (tsh and t4) checked. ...Read more

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Can polycystic ovarian disease cause a woman to be overweight?

Can polycystic ovarian disease cause a woman to be overweight?

Yes: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pco) causes the body to respond less well to insulin, so that higher Insulin levels are needed to keep glucose (sugar) under control. These higher Insulin levels can make people feel hungrier than usual so they eat more, and make it easier to gain weight. ...Read more

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What diseases or medical conditions cause a toddler to have decreased thirst? Could it be a metabolic problem?

What diseases or medical conditions cause a toddler to have decreased thirst? Could it be a metabolic problem?

See pediatrician: This is complicated and needs a doctors evaluatiion. Would be concerned about type 1 diabetes early. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have diabetes type 1 but not due to wieght?

Is it possible to have diabetes type 1 but not due to wieght?

Yes: Type one diabetes is always not due to weight, in fact. Type two diabetes is due to "increased weight" or obesity. type one results from genetic factors with an autoimmune reaction that attacks your pancreas until it produces no more insulin, among other things. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more