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Polycystic ovarian disease ever experience pregnancy?

Polycystic ovarian disease ever experience pregnancy?

Yes!: Many women with pcos do conceive on their own, especially if they are healthy and maintain a proper diet and exercise program. If they need help, our treatments are phenomenally successful! ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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Can women with endometriosis become pregnant?

Can women with endometriosis become pregnant?

YES: Most women become pregnant. But endometriosis can affect the ovaries, the tubes, the uterus, and can cause scar tissue. So some women have difficulty becoming pregnant. There is a higher chance of needing ivf. Many women become pregnant and never even knew they already had endometriosis. ...Read more

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Does fertilaid cure ovarian cysts and fibroids?

Does fertilaid cure ovarian cysts and fibroids?

No: Fertilaid has not been show scientifically to cure - or even help - with any female reproductive condition, in spite of the banners on their websites. ...Read more

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Are the women with polycystic ovarian syndrome fertile?

Are the women with polycystic ovarian syndrome fertile?

PCOS & Fertilty: Pcos is a disorder with infrequent ovulation as a hallmark. Because ovulation occurs at times, some women will get pregnant without help. If you need help with medication then medication is very successful. The success rate is lower than you might think and at ivf we often find poor egg quality as the likely cause. If you are overweight, then get as close to nl as possible. See a fertility doc. ...Read more

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Does older women with pcos have increased fertility compared to older woman without pcos?

Does older women with pcos have increased fertility compared to older woman without pcos?

No: Pcos can disturb ovulation & fertility. The woman free of this condition would have better chances. By "older, " though, i hope you don't mean post-menopause? Pregnancy would not happen for either woman after that point. ...Read more

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Bilateral polycystic ovaries can ad cured?

Bilateral polycystic ovaries can ad cured?

Sort of: If you're asking if pco can be cured, the answer is often no. The symptoms and the consequences of it can however be controlled most of the time. It all depends on the women's individual evaluation. The cause and contributing factors for pco differ for each women. For those who are Insulin resistant, a program of weight loss, diet changes and possibly medication can make a hugh difference. ...Read more

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What's the probability of infertility for women who have monthly ovarian cysts?

What's the probability of infertility for women who have monthly ovarian cysts?

Depends on the cause: Many ovaries can harbour small cysts of unclincal significance. However, persistent cysts in the presence of irregular menses may indicate a hormonal imbalance. Check with your doctor if further testes are needed. ...Read more

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Does anyone have polycystic ovary disease after menopause?

Does anyone have polycystic ovary disease after menopause?

No: Pcos is a hormonal imbalance when you are menstruating. The long term consequences after menopause are thickened uterine lining that can increase her risk of uterine cancer that needs to be followed, the weight gain, the Insulin resistance that can lead to diabetes, the cholesterol and high inflammation levels that can lead to heart disease. ...Read more

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PCOS, Endometriosis, Heavy Cycles, 33yo, tubal ligation 3 yrs ago. Would an endometrial ablation lessen my symptoms/cancer risks?

PCOS, Endometriosis, Heavy Cycles, 33yo, tubal ligation 3 yrs ago. Would an endometrial ablation lessen my symptoms/cancer risks?

Maybe not: Endometrial cancer can be obscured by endometrial ablations if it is not ruled out prior to the procedure by biopsy. Many women continue to have bleeding post endometrial ablation procedures, and the most likely conclusive treatment is hysterectomy if you no longer desire children. ...Read more

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Polycystic ovaries are curable?

No: But controllable with medication and diet. See a reproductive endocrinologist or obgyn to discuss how to control your pcos long term. ...Read more

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How come women with hypothyroidism are infertile?

How come women with hypothyroidism are infertile?

THYROID HORMONE: Is a key hormone that regulates just about how everything else works in your body. For a healthy pregnancy to occur and go to term without complications, it is extremely important for your thyroid to be working normally. ...Read more

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Do infertile women still experience symptoms of ovulation?

Do infertile women still experience symptoms of ovulation?

You may not: Ovulation is most often silent whether fertile or infertile. Many infertile women ovulate as infertility cause is not ovulation problem. Some women can feel a slight discomfort at ovulation. We have tests to determine ovulation: see http://bit.Ly/mvk3em. I have a video of details: http://bit.Ly/nsjhg3. See references for more details. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can women die from ovarian cyst?

Can women die from ovarian cyst?

Yes, unlikely: A cyst that has contents that will cause severe inflammation (peritonitis), a cyst that twists, cuts off its blood supply and causes gangrene, and a cyst that ruptures and causes interrnal hemorrhage could possibly cause death. All are not likely scenarios. Most ovarian cysts resolve without any treatment. Oftentimes, they not even known by the woman to be present before they resolve. ...Read more

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Can IVF cause endometriosis?

Can IVF cause endometriosis?

No: Ivf does not cause endometriosis. Endometriosis can require ivf and can make ivf less successful. But endometriosis is common no one really understands the true cause. ...Read more

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Can women with pelvic inflammatory disease become pregnant?

Yes: Women who have had PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) may have developed scar tissue or tubal damage which can impede conceiving, but many will not have had such damage. For those who are having trouble conceiving and evaluation reveals there to be damage, there are options to either fix the damage or bypass it with procedures such as ivf. ...Read more

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Is Clomid (clomiphene) more effective with women who DO ovulate vs women who NEVER ovulate? I ovulate but not often due to irregular cycles.

Is Clomid (clomiphene) more effective with women who DO ovulate vs women who NEVER ovulate? I ovulate but not often due to irregular cycles.

Maybe: It depends on why the never ovulate group of women on Clomid (clomiphene) were not ovulating in the first place. If it was due to a medically correctable condition then Clomid (clomiphene) will work as well as someone who ovulates infrequently. ...Read more

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Which diets should women who have pcos(polycystic ovarion syndrome) on, if any?

Which diets should women who have pcos(polycystic ovarion syndrome) on, if any?

Low carbs: Many women with pcos have a problem with how they handle sugars called Insulin resistance and benefit from a low carbohydrate diet. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more