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Endometriosis And Polycystic Ovaries
Do I have to have a blood test to find out if i'm pregnant? I have endometriosis and polycystic ovaries. All test are negative.
An abnormal condition where some endometrial tissue, which is lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more
I'm 34, have endometriosis and polycystic ovaries. I have had sweats every night for the past month or so and my period is painful with old blood!
Please: re-ask and clarify what the actual question is. Thanks. ...Read more
Endometriosis, polycystic ovaries, irregular periods, don't ovulate regularly. Trying to get pregnant for a year and haven't yet. Will it be hard?
I have polycystic ovaries, endometriosis and homornal imbalance. I had heavy menses and my doc had tah in 2009, but i waited. Should i now proceed?
I took 2 pamprin multi symptom at 8:30am I am still having pain can I take two more? it's 12:50pm I have endometriosis and Polycystic ovarian disease
Found endometriosis during surgery to remove cyst and polycystic ovary,taken injection to control it but affect my QOL. Is it ok to live with it ?
Yes: Endometriosis can cause pain and infertility. It is not life threatening. So if the treatment is worse than the disease as far as quality of life is concerned, it is certainly fine to forgo the treatment. Other possible treatments such as birth control pills and DepoProvera are also options that may not work as well but might have less negative impact on QOL. Hope this helps. ...Read more
BCP or Metformin: For non-insulin resistant patients the treatment varies, depending on whether a patient is trying for pregnancy or not. Birth control pills for those who are not trying to get pregnant. Metformin only for those patients with impaired glucose tolerance. These are patients that have been found to have an elevated Insulin level or diabetes from Insulin resistance ...Read more
No but frustrating: An ovulation disorder. There has been a lot of press coverage regarding "insulin resistance" as being the main cause of polycystic ovarian syndrome. This has led to many, many women being misdiagnosed and mismanaged. As a result, there has been a tendency to automatically prescribe metformin (glocophage). In reality, only 30-40% of these women have Insulin resistance. ...Read more
PCOS: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a group of signs and symptoms that a woman has. One of the features is abnormal ovulation, increased hair growth or acne, elevated male hormones, and ultrasound evidence of a string of pearls in the ovaries. Two out of the three previous criteria are necessary to make a diagnosis of pcos. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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