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I have pcos and i want to get pregnant?

I have pcos and i want to get pregnant?

Lose weight!: The only way without medication is significant weight loss. Some women with pcos get pregnancy anyway, so there's always a chance -- but therapy such as metformin has a much higher chance of safe successful pregnancy. Let your doctor help you - at your age, time is getting short. ...Read more

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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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I want to get pregnant but I have an irregular period...What should I do?I really want to get pregnant.

I want to get pregnant but I have an irregular period...What should I do?I really want to get pregnant.

Make an appointment : There are a number of things that can make a period irregular. Most importantly those issues can stop you from ovulating and thus prevent pregnancy. Make an appointment and have some tests done. This is usually very fixable. ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant but I have an irregular period..What should I do?

I want to get pregnant but I have an irregular period..What should I do?

Evaluation: You need to see doctor for evaluation with blood test including thyroid. Once you get that problem corrects, then your peiod can get to be regular, you can get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant even if I have pcos?..

Can i get pregnant even if I have pcos?..

Yes: Pcos can occasionally ovulate and get unexpectedly pregnant or can have ovulation induction with meds. ...Read more

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If I have pcos how can I get pregnant?

If I have pcos how can I get pregnant?

D/w doctor: It is possible for women with pcos to get pregnant they may need extra help with ovulation. D/w your doctor diet, exercise wt loss and if you need any meds to help with conception. ...Read more

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Does someone with pcos ovulate? I am trying to get pregnant and my doctor told me I have pcos.. Do i still ovulate? I want a baby

Occasionally: Most women with pcos do not ovulate regularly. Weight loss can help some women and there are medications that will induce ovulation in most women with pcos. See your ob/gyn for evaluation and management. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have pcos and can't get pregnant. What can I do to get pregnant.

I have pcos and can't get pregnant. What can I do to get pregnant.

Metformin: The best and safest therapy is generally metformin, which can restore normal ovulation and fertility in up to 60% of patients. Metformin lowers Insulin resistance which is the basic metabolic abnormality in pcos. Losing weight through diet and exercise will also help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pcos can I still ovulate?

What to do if I have pcos can I still ovulate?

Perhaps!: Pcos is associated with infrequent ovulation, and associated strongly with Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. The answer is best said, why have pcos, because it will improve with weight loss and a low carb diet. Medications can promote ovulation, but i believe you should try and take the "bull" by the horns! ...Read more

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I have pcos and i want to get pregnant. What vitamins and things i can do to get fertile so i can get pregnant.

I have pcos and i want to get pregnant.  What vitamins and things i can do to get fertile so i can get pregnant.

PCOS = Pre-Diabetic: Pcos is strongly associated with metabolic syndrome ; poor blood glucose control. Both are driven by a low fat (i.E hi-carb foods) diet. Most effective is check lipoproteins ; hba1c (optimal 5.0%) and change to a hi-natural fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate (no sugars) foods. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, mary enig, peter attia, gary taubes, fatchance.Html, dietdoctor.Com. No vit. ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant. Can i still exercise?

I want to get pregnant. Can i still exercise?

Yes but don't overdo: Exercise is an important aspect of health and research suggests that moderate exercise may improve fertility. However, excessive exercise is associated with amenorrhea (lack of menses) or irregular periods, so don't overdo it. ...Read more

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I am having irregular circle how do I know if i ovulate at all i want to get pregnant?

Testing: Though there are several ovulation test kits on the market, they are quite expensive and will not be able to predict when you ovulate. See your ob-gyn healthcare provider as there are prescription drugs available to induce ovulation predictably (like clomid). Irregular bleeding does not necessarily mean you are not ovulating at all, but does make it more difficult to predict when you are. ...Read more

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I have fibroids and i want to get pregnant what do i do?

I have fibroids and i want to get pregnant what do i do?

Have unprotected sex: If you have fibroids, you may still be able to get pregnant. Many women who have fibroids get pregnant naturally. ...Read more

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Im irregular so do you have to have a period to get pregnant?

Im irregular so do you have to have a period to get pregnant?

U could ovulate : And get preg if your poeriods are irregular but often if they are very irregular you will not be ovulating so u cannot get poreg see your gyn for a workup and hormone blood work and a ppreg test and a pelvic ultrasound. ...Read more

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What can I do to get pregnant when I have PCOS?

Anovulation: PCOS can keep you from ovulating and prevent pregnancy. Losing weight through diet and exercise will help. You may also need to be on medication to help you ovulate. Its a complex issue and you should see an Ob/Gyn or reproductive endocrinologist who can address your specific situation. Best wishes! www.healthtap.com/drcharleswhiting ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant eventhough I have polycystic?

Can i get pregnant eventhough I have polycystic?

Yes.: Can be tricky though as cycles may be irregular and there is a higher early pregnancy loss rate. Some of this may be overcome with meds. If you are having trouble see your doc for referral to fertility specialist. ...Read more

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I want to buy fertlity pills but i don't have money but i want to get pregnant?

I want to buy fertlity pills but i don't have money but i want to get pregnant?

Fertility pills: A woman who has normal monthly periods doesn't usually need any fertility pills to achieve a pregnancy. Just regular unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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What should I know if I have diabetes and I want to get pregnant?

What should I know if I have diabetes and I want to get pregnant?

See expert ASAP: Before trying to conceive (ttc), see an expert--perinatologist or mfm subspecialist or endocrinologist with experience with diabetes in pregnancy. Have tests of heart, kidneys, eyes, hgba1c. Improve glycemic control with ada diet, exercise, Insulin under md care. Take folate (folic acid). When stable, then try. Let doctors know as soon as you think you might be pregnant. This is best approach for you and baby. ...Read more

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I have pcos want to get cured?

Consult your doctor: You need to consult your doctor/gynecologist or an endocrinologist about treatment of your pcos.But sorry to say there is no permanent cure for pcos. ...Read more

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I really want to get pregnant but I have pcos and my dr. Has me on birth control and she knows that I wanted to get pregnant?

Make appointment: Make an appointment with your OB/GYN to specifically discuss conceiving and what steps she/he plans. In the meantime, if you are overweight do EVERYTHING you can to bring this down. Even a loss of 10% of your body weight can have a significant improvement on your hormonal status. Exercise alone, even without weight loss can be beneficial as well! Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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Can i take apple cider vinegar to get period and can it help me get pregnent..i have pcos 0.5 m cyst in my ovaries and i am trying to conceive wheb i drink apple cider vinegar itchelp me get my period but my answer is does it help me get pregnent?

Can i take apple cider vinegar to get period and can it help me get pregnent..i have pcos 0.5 m cyst in my ovaries and i am trying to conceive wheb i drink apple cider vinegar itchelp me get my period but my answer is does it help me get pregnent?

There is no evidence: to show that apple cider vinegar improves chances of becoming pregnant. Look up how to track your ovulation and thus the time of the month you are most fertile--by having sexual intercourse during those times your chance of becoming pregnant will be increased. You doctor can help you with this! Good luck. ...Read more

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I have pcos and trying to conceive. What is the likeliness of getting pregnant with each cyle?

I have pcos and trying to conceive.  What is the likeliness of getting pregnant with each cyle?

TTC: If you and your partner have no fertility problems then your chance is roughly 20% per cycle and around 85-90 % in one yea; with pcos the chances are lower but depend on specifics. ...Read more

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Two periods in one month and I have pcos and have been trying to conceive could i be pregnant?

Two periods in one month and I have pcos and have been trying to conceive could i be  pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant?But I have pcos?

Talk to your OB: Having pcos can make it difficult to become pregnant, but your obstetrician can help you. Talk to him or her about your options. ...Read more

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I have pcos and i want to get pregnant?

Lose weight!: The only way without medication is significant weight loss. Some women with pcos get pregnancy anyway, so there's always a chance -- but therapy such as metformin has a much higher chance of safe successful pregnancy. Let your doctor help you - at your age, time is getting short. ...Read more

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I have pcos I want to get pregnant wats the best way to help me get pregnant as soon as possible ?

Several options: If you have PCOS, there are several approaches. We find that attention to metabolic health is the most effective treatment. This means using a low carb high fat nutritional approach. Look up LCHF. In addition we utilize metformin and birth control pill ovarian suppression. This total approach should be for 6-12 weeks prior to ovulation treatment with an oral drug like Letrozole or clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more

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I have pcos and i want to get pregnant without the intervention of any medicine. How can I get pregnant?

Weight loss: Many women with pcos will resume normal cycles if they lose weight. That will meet you desire to avoid medical management to induce ovulation. ...Read more

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I have pcos since 1 year. And I have been trying to cure it through exercise and diet. I want to get pregnant now. Should i take any medicines?

I have pcos since 1 year.  And I have been trying to cure it through exercise and diet. I want to get pregnant now. Should i take any medicines?

Please see OB/GYN: Usually if a woman wants to conceive, a year is given for her to try naturally without any interventions. If pregnancy doesn't happen, then workup and possible treatment are done. Since you know there is a condition that can interfere with you getting pregnant, consult your ob/gyn first. If you have been exercising and losing weight, your pcos may have improved and you may conceive naturally. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed that I have pcos n stop taking pills bcoz i want to get pregnant. What should I do? Do i still have the possibility to have a child?

I was diagnosed that I have pcos n stop taking pills bcoz i want to get pregnant.  What should I do? Do i still have the possibility to have a child?

Metformin: The best and safest therapy is generally metformin, which can restore normal ovulation and fertility in up to 60% of patients. Metformin lowers Insulin resistance which is the basic metabolic abnormality in pcos. Losing weight through diet and exercise will also help. ...Read more

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I have pcos and my husband and i are trying to get pregnant but i've heard that many women with pcos are sterile. What can I do?

I have pcos and my husband and i are trying to get pregnant but i've heard that many women with pcos are sterile. What can I do?

PCOS and Fertility: The combination of Insulin resistance and high testosterone is pcos can negatively affect ovulation and fertility. This does not make you infertile. Treatment of the condition with lifestyle changes like diet and exercise and medications like metformin improve the problem and increase the likelihood of conceiving. ...Read more

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I HAVE PCOS AND WANT TO GET PREGNANT HOW CAN I DO THAT. I TAKE BC THAT CAN PREVENT ME FROM GETING PREGNANT. WHAT CAN I DO TO COME ON AND GET PREGNANT.

PCOS & pregnancy: PCOS can make it very difficult to get pregnant without the use of ovulation inducing drugs. Weight reduction and assessment for Diabetes also are important. Once the BC pill is stopped you may require a "jump start" of your period with progesterone. Talk to your OB-GYN MD and if needed see a Fertility specialist. ...Read more

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I have pcos and i want to get pregnant. What vitamins and things i can do to get fertile so i can get pregnant.

PCOS = Pre-Diabetic: Pcos is strongly associated with metabolic syndrome ; poor blood glucose control. Both are driven by a low fat (i.E hi-carb foods) diet. Most effective is check lipoproteins ; hba1c (optimal 5.0%) and change to a hi-natural fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate (no sugars) foods. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, mary enig, peter attia, gary taubes, fatchance.Html, dietdoctor.Com. No vit. ...Read more

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If I have pcos how can I get pregnant?

D/w doctor: It is possible for women with pcos to get pregnant they may need extra help with ovulation. D/w your doctor diet, exercise wt loss and if you need any meds to help with conception. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant even if I have pcos?..

Yes: Pcos can occasionally ovulate and get unexpectedly pregnant or can have ovulation induction with meds. ...Read more

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What can I do to get pregnant when I have PCOS?

Anovulation: PCOS can keep you from ovulating and prevent pregnancy. Losing weight through diet and exercise will help. You may also need to be on medication to help you ovulate. Its a complex issue and you should see an Ob/Gyn or reproductive endocrinologist who can address your specific situation. Best wishes! www.healthtap.com/drcharleswhiting ...Read more

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How old is too old to get pregnant when you have pcos?

No specific age: Our fertility decreases as we age and pcos adds to decreased fertility but there is no specific age that is "too old". 35 years old is considered advanced maternal age because the incidence of chromosomal anomalies increases a lot more starting at that age. Still, most of the babies will be normal. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more