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Could This Be Diabetes Related To Pcos
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What is diabetes? Can this be in family related history issue? How to test that will have diabetes in future?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What diseases or medical conditions cause a toddler to have decreased thirst? Could it be a metabolic problem?
Possibly: It depends on your family history and the specific adrenal dysfunction you are suffering from. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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