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Pcos And Want To
No: Pcos is not congenital or hereditary. It is a condition that develops and presents after menarche. ...Read more
Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more
Was told if I stop Yasmin, bleeding will get worse. How do I make it stop? I have PCOS. I want to stop Yasmin and stop the spotting (not period).help
PCOS: Each case of PCOS will need to be managed individually. If you are not wanting to be on birth control pills you may consider a Mirena IUD. If you are wanting to get pregnant you may need to discuss options for ovulation help. Many PCOS patients struggle with obesity. Weight loss can improve the underlying causes of PCOS ...Read more
Can weight loss surgery restore periods and/or help reverse PCOS? Really want to have a baby in the near future
It may: If you are significantly overweight this can both make it harder to become pregnant, and increase the risks to you and your baby if you become pregnant. In general, most weight loss surgeons will caution you to be a reliable method of birth control for at least a year after weight loss surgery before trying to get pregnant. Good luck. ...Read more
My partner and I trying for a baby. I'm taking Metformin for pcos I want to know how long do I keep on taking them for.
Several options: If you have PCOS, there are several approaches. We find that attention to metabolic health is the most effective treatment. This means using a low carb high fat nutritional approach. Look up LCHF. In addition, we utilize metformin and birth control pill ovarian suppression. This total approach should be for 6-12 weeks prior to ovulation treatment with an oral drug like Letrozole or clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more
I am having pcos, I want to conceive now will fertility drugs work for me or shall intry naturally?
Natural: You're 28. Plenty of time. Try naturally first, if unsuccessful in 1 year, see the doc. ...Read more
I have pcos and want kids but tried every thing but still nothing what can I take to help me get pregnant please help :(?
PCOS ENDOCRINE CHAOS: THE MOST IMPORTANT APPROACH AND SHOULD ALWAYS BE THE FIRST... IS MINIMIZING THE AMOUNT OF ADIPOSE TISSUE IN THE BODY THROUGH MINIMIZING REFINED CARBOHYDRATES INGESTION AND INCREASING DAILY AEROBIC EXERCISES WHERE YOU SWEAT FOR 45 MINUTES. EVERY 120 DAYS REDRAWING BLOOD TO REASSESS THE ENDOCRINE ABNORMALITIES PREVENTING ADEQUATE OVULATION. ...Read more
No: If you are on oral contraceptives prior to the tubal ligation keep in mind that it is the pill that is keeping your cycle regular.PCOS is associated with irregular menses so if you stop the pill when you don't need it for birth control any longer, you will likely have irregular or no menses. Many patients end up back on OC's after tubal ligation for this reason. ...Read more
I have pcos I want to conceive which medicine will give me good results? I am overweight 160 cms wt 64 kgs?
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I HAVE PCOS AND WANT TO GET PREGNANT HOW CAN I DO THAT. I TAKE BC THAT CAN PREVENT ME FROM GETING PREGNANT. WHAT CAN I DO TO COME ON AND GET PREGNANT.
PCOS & pregnancy: PCOS can make it very difficult to get pregnant without the use of ovulation inducing drugs. Weight reduction and assessment for Diabetes also are important. Once the BC pill is stopped you may require a "jump start" of your period with progesterone. Talk to your OB-GYN MD and if needed see a Fertility specialist. ...Read more
Hirsutism: The approach to hirsutism in pcos is aimed at the cause of pcos rather than its manifestation. Weight loss should be pursued. This will help decrease your testosterone level. Also, birth control pills will raise your female organ concentrations that may help as well. Spironolactone is known to counteract testosterone and is used in this case. ...Read more
What's the best way to get pregnant if you have pcos I want to have a child but many say that I will need hormone therapy.
I got my periods on time last month but this time m late by 15 days with lot of crampings.have pcos nd want to conceive soon. I hav took pills for 7yr?
Does evening primrose oil increase estrogen? I think I'm estrogen dominant, I have PCOS and wanted to try using EPO. Should I try it?
Not recommended: EPO has been studied in a severe estrogen diminished state such as postmenopause. Available data suggest that it is no more effective than placebo. In the only randomized trial to address this issue 56 symptomatic postmenopausal women were randomly assigned to EPO versus placebo for six months. There was no significant difference in symptoms. And increasing estrogen can exacerbate certain cancers ...Read more
Hi I am having irregular periods from last 2 .5 yrs with pcos, I want to know whether I am ovulating or not? Plz help me I want to conceive.
Please help me, is it ok to take chinese herbal treatment for fertility together with methfomin? I have pcos and want to concieve. Thank you
20yo & pcos and want to make sure I'm not taking too many vitamins. One a day women's, prenatal, c & e, folic acid, b complex, chromium picolinate?
Hi I'm Living with pcos and wanted to ask how I can lose weight though diet and exercise and permanently get rid of my facial hair and start my period?
Control: The best is to begin an exercise program that you can do daily it need not be strenuous walking a half o=hour a day can really help. Reduce cal intake to no more than 2000 a day of high quality foods (low fat) see about treating the pcos and laser hair removal should resolve the facial issues ...Read more
Borderline hypothyroid (TSH varies btw 2.7 to 4) n PCOS. Don't want to take Synthroid (thyroxine) coz of side effects, what else can I do to keep energy & mood up?
Pcos I want to concieve took Clomid (clomiphene) day 5 to 9 take metformin and Duphaston day 14 to 24 have bad low back pain and yellow discharge week piror mens?
Ovary: Most likely causes are cystic ovary or pelvic infection. With those symptoms you should see the gyn promptly. ...Read more
Is a D&C dangerous? I have to get a polyp removed & i have pcos but I want kids in the future. Will the D&C cause scar tissue or problems later on?
Not usually: A D & C or a hysteroscopy and D & C are often performed to remove an Endometrial Polyp. There are risks as in any surgery. Scarring of the uterine lining is one of them, but does not usually occur. A polyp can also interfere with conception, is an abnormal growth, and should be removed. Usually a D & C will not cause later problems, but should always be reported. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with PCOS irregular period want to have baby im taking vitex and maca and had 1 period 7 weeks ago but no change what should I?
What to do if I'm suffering with pcos, want natural cure, please suggest what to do, and what is B12 and from where I get?
I presume that your diagnosis was made by your doctor and a prescription was ordered.
To my knowledge there is no "natural cure" for PCOS.
B12 should be readily available over the counter at a Pharmacy or major food and product store. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I'm suffering with pcos, want natural cure, please suggest what to do, and what is B12 and from where I get?
PCOD treatment: Unfortunately, there isn't a way to get rid of pcod/pcos. It is a syndrome that you may be able to manage the severity of the symptoms and their effects on your life and fertility. However, it isn't a disease you can cure. Still, managing the effects by using medications or diet may minimize your need for intervention and aggressive treatment, especially if it's associated with being overweight. ...Read more
Lose weight!: The only way without medication is significant weight loss. Some women with pcos get pregnancy anyway, so there's always a chance -- but therapy such as metformin has a much higher chance of safe successful pregnancy. Let your doctor help you — at your age, time is getting short. ...Read more