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Pcos and hirsutism please tell me what doctor to see for help?

Pcos and hirsutism please tell me what doctor to see for help?

Hirsutism: Most endocrinologists treat these problems. They are usually hormone abnormalities necessitating therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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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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What type of doctor should I see to diagnose hirsutism?

What type of doctor should I see to diagnose hirsutism?

Repro. Endocrinology: A reproductive endocrinology and infertility or rei md can do tests to find out the cause of your hirsutism, such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) or adrenal gland disorders. Once we know the cause we can recommend treatment options. Many rei physicians see women who aren't trying to conceive as well as those who are, but some only see infertility patients. ...Read more

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What to do about pcos- waxing is making hirsutism worse?

Hirsutism: First of all stop waxing. Please make sure that you have fully understood what your doctor told you about management of PCOS. Much as we try, there are times when we didn't get through to the patient properly. ...Read more

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Pcos average time to conception? Specifically for a 24 year old who has always been normal weight. No hirsutism. Glucose level and insulin normal too.

Pcos average time to conception? Specifically for a 24 year old who has always been normal weight. No hirsutism. Glucose level and insulin normal too.

Ovulation ? : The problem with pcos when trying to get pregnant is the lack of ovulation. If you are having regular cycles then you are most likely ovulating and conception should be normal. Consider doing a home ovulation test available at any pharmacy. If the test shows no ovulation then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What supplements should you take to help with PCOS symptoms (hirsutism)?

Good question: I am a believer in Chinese Medicine and herbs. But I recommend sticking with conventional approaches/medications for this issue. ...Read more

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Does getting a full hysterectomy do away with PCOS symptoms? Ei, hirsutism..

Why?: PCOS is managed initially with lifestyle modification, such as weight loss. If this doesn't work, OCP's are tried. If the woman cannot tolerate OCP's, intermittent progestin therapy can be used. Getting a TAH-BSO to treat PCOS doesn't make any sense to me. Why throw the baby out with the bath water? (No pun intended). ...Read more

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Is 25mg of spironolactone enough to treat hirsutism in lean (5'9, 130lb) pcos woman?

Is 25mg of spironolactone enough to treat hirsutism in lean (5'9, 130lb) pcos woman?

Usually: Every patient is different. Spironolactone at 25 mg is a nice starting dose. The dose can always be increases as needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Excess Hair (Definition)

Hirsutism is a clinical finding in which there is abnormal growth of facial hair. This can occur anorexia ...Read more