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Herbal Treatment For Infrequent Ovulation
Any other treatment for correcting irregular menses (late) plus acne other than bc pills. Dont tellme Accutane as its only for acne not for menses?
Spironolactone: Some women produce more androgen hormones than needed. Anti-androgens like spironolactone block androgen receptors in the body, preventing cells from absorbing androgen hormones. Simply, spironolactone limits hormonal fluctuations that can contribute to acne breakouts. Hormones, specifically androgens, have been linked to the development of acne. ...Read more
Lose Weight: The amount of menses is diirectly related to the thickness of the lining as well as the size of the uterus. Estrogen is what leads to thickening of the lining. Fat binds estrogen so higher levels are needed in the blood for a women to release an egg and complete a cycle. So weight loss in a women who is overweight lightens the menses. ...Read more
Find cause first: First the cause of the delay has to be identified before treatment is recommended. ...Read more
Is their a treatment for harmonal acne and irregular menses (very late) other than birthcontrol pills?
See derm: There are definitely treatments for acne other than birth control pills. A dermatologist has the best and latest information on treatment for acne. Birth control doesn't work for everyone as far as preventing acne. Don't live with it, as there are successful treatments if it's truly bothering you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I face anovulation and need regular injections for induction. 2 IUI cycles failed. Is there any way to cure anovulation?
Skin care : Concerns with teratogenic effects limit the use of accutane/antibiotics. Even topical medications may be absorbed and should not be used. Frequent cleansing with mild mechanical exfoliation and use of hypoallergenic non-comedogenic moisturizers . Occasional use of fruit acids peels may also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been TTC for 4 years. (25). PCOS & no periods. Read online Cassava Root pills help with fertility, ovulation, menstrual cycles.. Any truth to this?
Need Medication: Infertility is very fustrating. BUT, even with PCOS, there are proven medications to help you concieve (metformin, Clomid, (clomiphene) letrozole). Additionally, other tests may be needed like a semen analysis and test of Fallopian tubes. Don't concentrate on a variety of herbal treatments that have not yet been medically proven, or FDA tested. Take a prenatal daily, and start a medical infertility program. ...Read more
What are the side effects for taking anti-biotics for a prolonged period of time: 3 months IV followed by a daily pill life long. Any remedy?
It depends: On why you are taking them. Certainly, resistance to antibiotics is a big problem, and being on them for an extended period of time increases the likelihood of this happening, but your physician can advise you better about the situation. ...Read more
Of what?: Different dosing regimen of what?Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: A recent nih sponsored clinical trial recommends that most couples with unexplained infertility will do well with 3 cycles of clomid/iui followed by ivf if the Clomid (clomiphene) does not work. This must be individualized to your particular situationl the first step is a thorough evaluation with a reproductive endocrinologist. Best of luck to you! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best day of monthly cycle to start letrozole? Days or 3? Using for infertility treatment
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
For how many cycles a pcos woman should use clomid (clomiphene) before moving to another medication or using clomid (clomiphene) with another medication?
CC probablilities: 85% conceive within 3 cycles. Very well established, 95% in six cycles. I recommend to my patients 3 cycles, if not pregnant consider other options. Good wishes. ...Read more
Any recommendations for long term follow up for elderly woman hospitalized for UTI ? ?Low dose maintenance antibiotics ?Monthly testing?
Prevention measures: Daily cranberry juice or pill will help to prevent uti. However, if there is multiple uti, then there may be a kidney stone, tumor, incontinence, dryness of vaginia, bladder dysfunction or urethrea problem. Urology consultation is therefore recommended to prevent from having long term UTI problems. ...Read more
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