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Poly cystic ovarian syndrome: can I still have a kid?

Poly cystic ovarian syndrome: can I still have a kid?

Many do: Pcos often interferes with fertility to some degree but effected women can and do have kids. It makes it a bit harder for you to control the where or when if you are not sure you are ovulating at a specific time. If you just let nature figure it out and don't worry about it it can happen (if your not using birth control). ...Read more

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I have polycistic ovarian syndrome. How can this be treated?

I have polycistic ovarian syndrome. How can this be treated?

Lose weight: Diet, exercise and weight reduction is essential. The best and safest therapy is generally metformin, which can restore normal ovulation and fertility in up to 60% of patients. Other rx may be needed to suppress elevated testosterone, if present. See your gyn or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What's the best diet for people with polysistic ovarian syndrome?

What's the best diet for people with polysistic ovarian syndrome?

Mediterranean diet: This diet is the best for your long term maintenance... Especially if your condition is associated with obesity. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and polosystic ovarian syndrome and i need help for the pain? Please help

I have endometriosis and polosystic ovarian syndrome and i need help for the pain? Please help

Difficult: In medicine rational therapy follows proper diagnosis. My review of endometriosis raises doubt about medical model theorized to explain endo. If model is incorrect, then treatment will be ineffective. Orthodox treatment of endometriosis is wanting. One only need listen to woes of countless sufferers to learn this. At quora.Com, on my pain syndrome board, i review; also @doctorbadgley on twitter. ...Read more

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I have polycyclic ovarian syndrome and i want to have a baby I have been trying with my partner for 2 years i need some advice or a way to help this?

I have polycyclic ovarian syndrome and i want to have a baby I have been trying with my partner for 2 years i need some advice or a way to help this?

A good MD: PCOS is a frustrating disease when trying to become pregnant, as I am sure you have realized. Honestly the best way to beat the odds and get pregnant are to form a good relationship with a doctor who knows the disease and has treated other women. Having some knowledge on the disease helps a lot. Here is a link and I would look for the best doctor that you can easily communicate with in your area. http://www.fertilityfactor.com/infertility_pcos.html ...Read more

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How to treat policystic ovarian syndrome ? Too much pain..what 2 do?

How to treat policystic ovarian syndrome ? Too much pain..what 2 do?

PCOS: Pcos is a common syndrome where most patients have irregular or absent periods, acne, abnormal female hair growth and weight gain. Not all have all of these symptoms. It is due to a complex imbalance if Insulin and the female hormones. Weight loss is key to prevent diabetes and other medical conditions. PCOS does not cause pain. If you are in pain then something else is wrong ...Read more

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My doc said just yesterday that i could be having polycyctis ovarian syndrome. How serious is it?

Did you not ask your: Your doctor who gave you this diagnosis is the best person to address your question. If you have not yet asked, he/she should have explained what this diagnosis means for the long hall. As far as i know it is a chronic disorder which often can be managed medically and it is not life threatening. Yet it can be a cause of infertility and it is often associated with metabolic syndrome which may need. ...Read more

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What is polycystic ovarian syndrome?

What is polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Hormone imbalance: Pcos is an imbalance in hormones that can cause irregular periods, acne, excess hair, and infertility. Blood tests can determine if your pcos is from an imbalance in pituitary hormones (lh & fsh), adrenal hormones (dheas), or Insulin resistance. Some doctors recommend a pelvic ultrasound to assess the ovaries to look for cysts. ...Read more

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What exactly is polycystic ovarian syndrome like?

What exactly is polycystic ovarian syndrome like?

Insulin and ovaries: Pcos is a manifestation of Insulin resistance, which indicates pre-diabetes or diabetes 2.There are many derangments including those of adrenal androgen, a higher free testosterone, eradication of/or irregular cycles.Hirsuitism and acne increase with these androgens. A woman's cycle becomes annovulatory. Glucophage (metformin) is the preferred treatment of the problem. Clomiphene is used to help ovulation. ...Read more

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What is polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)?

What is polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)?

Dx of exclusion: Pcos is a DX of exclusion where a female has hyperandrogenism and oligo/amenorrhea in the absence of another endocrine disorder like androgen secreting tumor, cushing's syndrome, cah, etc. Most females are Insulin resistant as well. Depending on which criteria you look at, ovarian cysts don't necessarily have to be part of the diagnosis. Pcos is a very old term and somewhat outdated. ...Read more

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What to do if I have polysystic ovarian syndrome, i was put on metformin pills?

What to do if I have polysystic ovarian syndrome, i was put on metformin pills?

Weight control: Metformin is a good drug for pcos. Birth control med, Aldactone (spironolactone) can also be used. Best treatment is to keep weight as normal as possible. ...Read more

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Might it be that a a person with poly cystic ovarian syndrome still get pregnant?

Might it be that a a person with poly cystic ovarian syndrome still get pregnant?

Fertility: The fertility rate is low, so she should work with her gynecologist or a fertility specialist to develop a treatment plan to optomize chances to become pregnant. ...Read more

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How much of a weightloss will make polysistic ovarian syndrome go away. I'm 273, from 350.. I want this to go away!

How much of a weightloss will make polysistic ovarian syndrome go away. I'm 273, from 350.. I want this to go away!

Work with your dr.: When it comes to losing weight, a lot depends on your height weight medical conditions and other factors. So, your best bet is to speak with your doctor first, who knows about your polycystic ovary syndrome. Then they can instruct you what's the best approach. So you can lose your weight safely, and under medical supervision. Not every one body is the same. You may need to have yours custom tailored to your needs. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for poly cystic ovarian syndrome? If so, what are they? Are there any natural cures i can try at home?

Is there a cure for poly cystic ovarian syndrome?  If so, what are they? Are there any natural cures i can try at home?

No cure, but...: Often times the symptoms of pcos can be made better by weight loss if you are overweight. Symptoms such as abnormal bleeding and irregular periods can be better by losing excess body fat. This is because body fat makes estrogen which can make the symptoms worse. Some people with pcos are not overweight and this would not apply to them. ...Read more

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Symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Irregular cycles ...: Most women with pcos have one or more of: irregular periods or no cycles, acne, oily skin, unwanted hair growth especially on the face or lower stomach, infertility or subfertility (difficulty getting pregnant). Some women with pcos have little or no symptoms - we look at symptoms, blood tests and an ultrasound of the ovaries to make the diagnosis. Not all women with pcos have fertility issues. ...Read more