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Is it possible to be diagnosed with PCOS even if it is long after having a child?

Is it possible to be diagnosed with PCOS even if it is long after having a child?

Yes, it is possible: Although having polycystic ovarian syndrome makes having a child more difficult, it is not impossible to become pregnant with having this disorder. A conversation with your primary care physician or an OB/GYN after your pregnancy could lead to the diagnosis of PCOS. ...Read more

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

See the link below: https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2039180 It is what Dr. Khurram Rehman wrote, but has the detail of an article for those interested in ...Read more


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Will I never have babies because I have PCOS??

Will I never have babies because I have PCOS??

Pcos : Patients with pcos don't ovulate regularly so the chance of pregnancy is lowered. However, you can still get pregnant so plan accordingly. With treatment, the chance improves. ...Read more

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I have pcos.. Does that mean i never ovulate? So i can't have children?

I have pcos.. Does that mean i never ovulate? So i can't have children?

No : You would likely ovulate less frequently, but could still conceive. Most women with pcos will conceive quicker with treatment medications such as Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole. ...Read more

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Im 18 an I have lived on diets my whole life an out of no where i gained 10 pounds a week I have taken the steps for pcos but im still gaining help ?

Im 18 an I have lived on diets my whole life an out of no where i gained 10 pounds a week I have taken the steps for pcos but im still gaining help ?

Evaluation: There are lots of reasons for this. But if you think you have pcos you really need to be evaluated it is important to know if you have pre-diabetes. And with pcos, there is no substitute for exercise, not even dieting. Exercise is most important for weight control.. ...Read more

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Can you get gall stones because of PCOS?

Can you get gall stones because of PCOS?

Not directly: PCOS does not directly cause gallstones but someone with PCOS could coincidentally also have gallstones. Both are fairly common medical issues. Risk factors for both include being female and struggling with weight. ...Read more

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Is depo good for overweight women with pcos?

Is depo good for overweight women with pcos?

Yes and no: Depo-provera will reduce the multiple ovarian cyst formation and inhibit some of the symptoms of PCOS. The downside is that once the Depo-provera is stopped then the same ovulation difficulties will reappear and spontaneous ovulation/fertility is still a problem Moreover, Depo-provera can cause irregular bleeding/spotting. ...Read more

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What is the difference between pcos or post pill amenorrhea?

What is the difference between pcos or post pill amenorrhea?

Not the same...: PCOS is a metabolic syndrome that is caused by insulin resistance. It results in many symptoms such as extra hair growth, irregular periods, dark skin under arms and around neck, etc. Post-pill amenorrhea is a few months where there is no period after you have been on the pill. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have PCOS, obese and I'm 24 years old, does having PCOS make me unable to have children?

I have PCOS, obese and I'm 24 years old, does having PCOS make me unable to have children?

Yes, it can: Infertility is one of the major symptoms of the disease, however that doesn't make you sterile, with treatment of the condition you can get pregnant, best wishes ...Read more

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Last year my cholesterol was perfect. This year, it's high, my glucose was 112 and I've been recent diagnosed with PCOS,How can I fix this?I'm 24.

Last year my cholesterol was perfect. This year, it's high, my glucose was 112 and I've been recent diagnosed with PCOS,How can I fix this?I'm 24.

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I was diagnosed a year ago of pcos and now i undergo tvs and resultng that I have intramural myoma? Is it related?Is it psible that i can bear a child

Unrelated: The pcos and the fibroid are unrelated. The pcos implies the brain and the ovaries are onto communicating well. It can take specialized medications to get you to ovulate but usually pregnancy is able to be achieved. The fibroid can cause problems with early pregnancy if the pregnancy were to implant over the fibroid. It might be wise to have the fibroid removed before attempting pregnancy. ...Read more

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A couple years ago, I was diagnosed with pcos I'm a 15 year old virgin. Anyway , for a couple years now I've be getting brown discharge with a strong ?

A couple years ago, I was diagnosed with pcos I'm a 15 year old virgin. Anyway , for a couple years now I've be getting brown discharge with a strong ?

Get an exam: A discharge with an odor can be caused by Bacterial Vaginosis or other infection. Its best to have an exam to find out what type of infection it is for sure. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will Medroxyprogesterone increase my pregnancy rate with PCOS? If not what will? I'm ready to have a child and I want to know what is best?

Will Medroxyprogesterone increase my pregnancy rate with PCOS? If not what will? I'm ready to have a child and I want to know what is best?

Not alone: Medroxyprogesterone all by itself won't increase your chances of getting pregnant with PCOS. If your PCOS is keeping you from ovulating, you may need to be on a medication to help you ovulate such as Clomid. This is a prescription medication and needs to be prescribed by a doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Diagnosed with PCOS last Feb, have been taking duphaston for 5 mos now. Period due on Sept 21. Having lumbosacralandpelcic discomfort. Should i worry?

Diagnosed with PCOS last Feb, have been taking duphaston for 5 mos now. Period due on Sept 21. Having lumbosacralandpelcic discomfort. Should i worry?

Premenstrual may be?: this could be premenstruation symptoms talk to your doctor for more information, I am available for second opinion www.healthtap.com/drinocenciocandelaria ...Read more

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Can a women with pcos get pregnant while on the pill if she doesn't take it constantly?

Can a women with pcos get pregnant while on the pill if she doesn't take it constantly?

Yes: The circumstances you described could result in pregnancy if the woman has unprotected sex.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more