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Ovarian Remnant Syndrome Symptoms
42yo, total hysterectomy followed by 2 ovarian remnant syndrome surgeries. Fsh at 21.8. No menopause symptoms, pain is back. Could it be remnant?
Ovarian remnant: Yes, unfortunately ovarian remnant can be difficult to surgically excise. Typically, in our practice, we purposefully stimulate the ovary prior to surgery so that we can see the tissue better. An alternative to surgery is to suppress ovarian function with hormones and see if the pain gets better. Sometimes, however, pain can be due to the scar tissue, which hormone therapy will not help. ...Read more
No: Ovarian remnant syndrome is when it was thought that your ovaries were removed but there was a small portion or remnat that was left. If this was the case, then you should still have hormone production and if you have a uterus, possibly bleeding; if no uterus, then possibly signs and/or symtoms of ovulation, unless you are menopausal. Should not lead to any abdominal issues. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I had both ovaries and Fallopian tubes removed 13 months ago, but my hormone levels are still too elevated. I'm assuming I have ovarian remnant syndrome. What's the next steps? What are my options? I go talk to my doc in 2.5 weeks. I want to know what to
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
PCOS: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a condition in which a woman has an imbalance in sex hormones. People with pcos often have high androgen (male hormone), irregular or missed periods or cysts in the ovaries. Genetic plays a role in this disorder although the exact cause is unknown. Treatment options are weight loss, birth control pills, metformin (diabetes pill), fertility meds, antiandrogen pills. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome? I had diabetes and cysts on my ovaries when pregnant.
Various: Pcos is associated with weight gain, irregular periods, infertility, excess body/facial hair growth, scalp hair loss. It is usually caused by Insulin resistance, which leads to diabetes, hypertension, high triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol, gout. You need to maintain a low carb/low starch diet, do regular exercise. You may benefit by being on metformin to treat Insulin resistance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the most common symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome? Will you be infertile because of it?
PCOS: Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) might: ?Have fewer than 8 periods a year ?Grow thick, dark hair in places where only men tend to grow hair, such as on the upper lip, chin, sideburn area, chest, and belly ?Gain weight and become obese ?Have acne (oily skin and pimples on their face) ?Lose hair from their head like men do ?Have trouble getting pregnant without medical help ...Read more
I have hoshimoto thyroiditis and polycystic ovarian syndrome, what herbal supplements can I take to help alleviate my symptoms?
None: Herbal therapies have no proven effectiveness for either disorder. ...Read more
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