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Doctor insights on: Pcos And Pregnancy Success Rates

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Will Medroxyprogesterone increase my pregnancy rate with PCOS? If not what will? I'm ready to have a child and I want to know what is best?

Will Medroxyprogesterone increase my pregnancy rate with PCOS? If not what will? I'm ready to have a child and I want to know what is best?

Not alone: Medroxyprogesterone all by itself won't increase your chances of getting pregnant with PCOS. If your PCOS is keeping you from ovulating, you may need to be on a medication to help you ovulate such as Clomid. This is a prescription medication and needs to be prescribed by a doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I have pcos and i will be going for ovarian drilling soon after five cycles of clomid (clomiphene). What is the success rate for pregnancy with this procedure?

I have pcos and i will be going for ovarian drilling soon after five cycles of clomid (clomiphene). What is the success rate for pregnancy with this procedure?

Drilling: In your situation, your two options are ovarian drilling or gonadotropin therapy (somewhat similar to ivf therapies). These two have similar pregnancy rates - about 55% success over 6 months, although some studies show success rates as low as 20%. Gonadotropin therapy is more time intensive and more expensive, but does not require surgery. Drilling might hasten menopause- but not definitely proven. ...Read more

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Can pcos cause a false negative in a pregnancy test?

Can pcos cause a false negative in a pregnancy test?

Should not: The pregnancy tests use b-hcg for their evaluation, and are very sensitive. Pcos should not affect the testing. ...Read more

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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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Brown spot in 5th week of pregnancy with pcos history?

Brown spot in 5th week of pregnancy with pcos history?

Probably normal: 1 in 3 women have spotting or bleeding during the first few weeks or months of pregnancy. The pcos is not a factor anymore after conception occurs. It is reassuring to see you doctor and have an ultrasound to confirm that the pregnancy is intact. ...Read more

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Polycystic ovarian disease in pregnancy? Any bad effects?

Polycystic ovarian disease in pregnancy? Any bad effects?

Gestational DM: Pcos women tend to be Insulin resistant so have a higher propensity toward gestational diabetes in pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can a pcos pregnant woman control her weight during pregnancy? what about a certain diet ,exercises?

How can a pcos pregnant woman control her weight during pregnancy? what about a certain diet ,exercises?

Diet and exercise: Diet and exercise are the only ways to safely control your weight whether you are pregnant or not. Avoid high impact exercise and getting over heated.Water aerobics and walking are great options.Hydrate well. Eat a diet low in carbs but with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Protein is also important for growing a healthy baby. Be sure and take your prenatal vitamins. Get plenty of sleep. ...Read more

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I recently took five different pregnancy test that showed positive and I was diagnosed with pcos could having pcos affect the result of the test?

I recently took five different pregnancy test that showed positive and I was diagnosed with pcos could having pcos affect the result of the test?

Not likely: If you have had unprotected sex and a properly done pregnancy test is positive, you are pregnant unless proven otherwise. You may consult this site for other symptoms of pregnancy. It would be prudent to see your doctor for proper antenatal care and if needed a blood test. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant ...Read more

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What is hCG injection is it helpful in pregnancy in pcos?

What is hCG injection is it helpful in pregnancy in pcos?

HCG pcos: Hog is hormone during pregnancy and stimulates ovary to maintain luteal function generally once pregnant in underlying pcos your pregnancy should proceed normally check with ob. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism and pcos .What are the chances of a natural pregnancy?

Hypothyroidism and pcos .What are the chances of a natural pregnancy?

See specialist: With proper treatment you could have a natural pregnancy. Tsh (thyroid hormone) levels have to be in the normal range, otherwise this can have an adverse effect on your pregnancy chances. A thyroid replacement hormone (synthroid) would be indicated. Pcos is an ovulatory disorder and can be helped with the proper protocol as well. It may take more than one try in order to get your cycle just right. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy reduces pcos symptoms?

While pregnant: While you're pregnant, but it can return after delivery. ...Read more

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What is the chance of pregnancy on pill with pcos?

What is the chance of pregnancy on pill with pcos?

Close to zero: Hi. You're pretty safe. No birth control is perfect, but on top of that, you tell us you have PCOS, which impairs ovulation. So all-in-all, your risk of unintended pregnancy is pretty close to zero. ...Read more

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Can your LH level be high in early pregnancy with pcos?

Can your  LH level be high in early pregnancy with pcos?

Prob not : That is not a test that anyone would do. It does not have any practical purpose. I can not think of a reason why it would be high but also no one would ever run that test during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is a woman with pcos do to increase her chances of pregnancy?

What is a woman with pcos do to increase her chances of pregnancy?

Weight loss: For most women the cause of pcos is Insulin resistance which is impeding ovulation. Insulin resistance is like pre diabetes. So decreasing carbohydrates in the diet, regular exercise and weight loss can resolve the Insulin resistance and then the pcos goes away. Women are then more likely to ovulate and get pregnant. ...Read more

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Does your pcos get better or get worse after a successful pregnancy?

Depends: Pregnancy itself does not affect pcos. If you have put on excessive weight and do not take it off, the pcos can be worse. If you have adopted healthier eating habits and continue these postpartum, it could be improved. Pcos is often improved dramatically with exercise and weight loss. ...Read more

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