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Fertility And Pcos
Are their specific time periods (age wise) which are best for fertility in pcos/endometriosis sufferers?
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
How does fertility treatment for lo-cah differ from fertility treatment for pcos? I'm young, normal-weight, ovulate rarely, and am otherwise healthy.
How to boost my fertility while having pcos but my cysts in my ovaries burst and back to regular periods and a septate uterus?
Fertility evaluation: You will need to see a fertility specialist to determine if ovulation is occurring or not. Often with PCOS ovulation does not occur but if you are having regular periods now then it may be. There are varying degrees of septated uterus. Most do not decrease fertility but each case will have to be evaluated individually ...Read more
Nope: Nice try, though.... Any smoking will not increase your fertility or improve pcos symptoms. You may not care as much ; have an increased appetite, neither which is beneficial to achieve pregnancy. Talk to your doc about using metformin to improve any glucose intolerance, improve ovulation, and if all fails, ovulation induction with Clomid (clomiphene) is helpful further down the road. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is fertility a possibility with pcos that causes amenorrhea? If so, is pregnancy more complicated? Higher risk?
I had an operative laparoscopy and ovarian cyst drilling in april. Fertility was a problem (pcos) how long it takes to get pregnant?
Safe; sometimes used: Progesterone or artificial versions (progestins) can be safely used to induce a period for women with pcos who have very few periods (less than 4 a year) or no periods. It does not improve your chances of conceiving because it induces bleeding, not ovulation (egg release). Progesterone can also be given for low Progesterone levels in the 2nd half of a cycle, or to support an early pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complicated: Syndrome is due to high Insulin levels. Patients have the type ii diabetes gene expression. Early in dmii, Insulin levels are high. Insulin in the ovary creates higher male hormone (androgen) production that thwarts follicle (egg) development. Thus ovulation problems and longer menstrual cycles. Anything over 30 days is abnormal. Fertility is decreased and miscarriage increased. ...Read more
Im suffering from PCOS .. im already using glycophage as medication..but still no results in fertility...what should i do? Do i have to follow a diat plan? If so what are the does and do nots in pcos?
PCOS treatment is ..: complicated. There are many facets of PCOS and not every patient has every one. People who are 20 pounds or more overweight, should lose body fat to help increase the chances of ovulating. This can be done by eating a natural menu of whole foods like meat, fruit and vegetables. Your doctor or nutritionist can further recommend. Skinny patients with PCOS should not try to lose any more weight. ...Read more
Fertility PCOS: I am not aware of any such data nor can make a physiological reason why this should be the case. ...Read more
I am almost 18 I have been diagnosed with pcos and adenomyosis. What are my chances of normal fertility?
Hard to say: Pcos is a very common cause of infertility but not all women with pcos have trouble getting pregnant. Adenomyosis is even trickier since how strongly it effects fertility is unclear. You may have trouble getting pregnant in the future, but you should not presume that this is inevitable. ...Read more
Do a woman with pcos ovulate in her lifetime naturally or she needs fertility meds ? Do they never ovulate ?
What to do if I have pcos. so she referred me to a fertility specialist. so just kinda wondering what will happen?
Consult: The reproductive medicine doctor will likely get a detailed history on you, and possibly order blood tests in order to determine whether you really have pcos and if so to determine the best treatment for you. ...Read more
Desperately want to have kids one day and i know pcos can affect fertility. Can the cysts be anything to be concerned about?
Not the cysts : Pcos is a hormonal imbalance in which you have an ovulation problem and you produce too much male hormone. The cystic in the name comes from the fact that there are lots of follicles which don't develop properly and look like little cysts. The cysts are not the problem. The hormone imbalance can affect your fertility and cause other problems. ...Read more
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