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What is a folicle? Im on birth control for my pcos but my gynecologist saw follicles on an ultrasound. Is this possible while on birth control pills?
Eggs waiting around: Follicles are just where the eggs sit waiting to be released.Finding them is pretty normal.In PCOS many of the follicles are converted to cysts which can vary in size. Your birth control makes your body think you are pregnant so it doesn't release eggs from a follicles. ...Read more
Contraceptive pill: If you are still planing to have a baby your doctor should not put you on a contraceptive pill. If you are still having intercourse but do not wish to have a child, a contraceptive pill is the appropriate one. ...Read more
Normal variation: The position of the ovaries varies quite a bit from women to women within the pelvis. Secondly, gas within adjacent bowel loops will distort ultrasound images and 'hide' anything behind that loop. Thus looking from a different angle ie transvaginally, we can find the ovaries that we can see on the transabdominal portion of a scan. ...Read more
Alter position/deliv: The location of fibroids can have several effects during pregnancy.The fetus can assume an altered position where a feature like the face or body parts will show transient distortions.(smushed appearance, ) it can also prevent the baby from settling in a head or bottom down position & lead to a surgical delivery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got my period on 8/6 and today 8/12, still bleeding. Im on my 1st month on bcp orsythia for ovarian cysts treatment. Is this bleeding normal?
6 days: Six days of menstrual bleeding is not that unusual. This is your first month of the pill. Typically we recommend tracking the cycles for a few months to see how it goes. After 3-4 months if you are not satisfied with the level of menstrual cycle control you may want to consider other options. ...Read more
Fibroids can be it.: Although fibroids are benign, it may not cause "benign" changes in lifestyle. Fibroids are common; some cause symptoms (sometimes pain, bleeding, pressure or even infertility) and some do not. Depending on your age, the bleeding may be due to fibroids or a combination of other things including fibroids. Bleeding for 30 days is not normal. Please do a home pregnancy test and see a doctor. ...Read more
Boil: Your question answers itself. There are multiple causes, and this needs to be looked at by a physician. ...Read more
Pelvic pain for 30min-hour after sex last 2 nights. No std, on birth control. Ultrasound on 12th follow up on cysts. Could it be possible ruptures?
Testing a good idea: Hello, I am sure that the Dr. has noted some signs that lead he/she to recommend PCOS testing. Ultrasound of the ovaries along with hormonal testing is a good idea and will give the Dr. the answers to his/her clinical impression. To start treatment now will positively impact your health now and later if you do in fact have this syndrome (PCOS) ...Read more
Uterus is bleeding dr verified/pelvic exam /pulling sensation on left/no cyst/not on period. What is issue? Can't handle another pelvic exam they hurt
Depends: You need to look at the training and credentials. A certified nurse midwife has training and experience that a lay midwife will not have. Check out the website of the american college of nurse midwives (http://www.Midwife.Org) for more reliable information. Our academic department has several certified nurse midwifes on our faculty as colleagues. ...Read more
Occasionally: Most people stop having cycles within the first 6 months after the first injection. ...Read more