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Age 20 w/ pcos+anovulation. Ovulated last cycle on just metformin+provera . Now taking 50mg Clomid (clomiphene) cd5-9. Chances of ovulating this cycle? Conceiving?

Age 20 w/ pcos+anovulation. Ovulated last cycle on just metformin+provera . Now taking 50mg Clomid (clomiphene) cd5-9. Chances of ovulating this cycle? Conceiving?

Varies: About 75% of women with pcos will ovulate with clomid (clomiphene). About 75% of them will conceive with in the first 4 cycles. Some of the others will eventually conceive if they continue to ovulate with the clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Is the only thing that prohibits you from getting pregnant with pcos is anovulation?

Is the only thing that prohibits you from getting pregnant with pcos is anovulation?

Not necessarily: Women with pcos can have any of the other causes for infertility women without pcos can have. Usually, hormones are out of sync leading to anovulation as a more common cause that is typical for pcos. However, pcos doesn't negate risks for other types of infertility. ...Read more

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I ve never been late on my period.was trying to conceive and found out NT ovulating.dr pres Clomid (clomiphene) and GT preg on 1st cyc.no pcos.why anovulation?

I ve never been late  on my period.was trying to conceive and found out NT ovulating.dr pres Clomid (clomiphene) and GT preg on 1st cyc.no pcos.why anovulation?

See details: You say you have never been late. Make sure your menses are regular i.e. first day to first day is the same each cycle. If you are, it would require testing to determine why. Check with your doctor to see if he performed any tests other than checking for ovulation. By the way, what was your lack of ovulation based on? A mid-luteal progesterone? ...Read more

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What are reasons for anovulation other than pcos ?

What are reasons for anovulation other than pcos ?

Good question:: Pregnancy, low thyroid, obesity, premature menopause, high prolactin, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, and idiopathic are among the potential causes. One cannot diagnose pcos without ruling out the above. ...Read more

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Have pcos, 33 tiny cyst, have a regular 30-35 day cycle. Chances of infertility and anovulation? Curious about the future.

Have pcos, 33 tiny cyst, have a regular 30-35 day cycle. Chances of infertility and anovulation? Curious about the future.

If: You have a regular 30-35 day cycle without meds, you do ovulate - and i'm skeptical of the pcos diagnosis. Sounds like a mild ovulatory dysfunction. I'd need much more clinical background on you and your partner to guess whether you'd have fertility problems, but what you've given doesn't sound worrisome. ...Read more

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I have pcos with apparent normal hormone levels. Why some months are my PMS symptoms very different. Could it be annovulation or irregular hormones.

Possible ovulation: You may occasionally ovulate. Pms symptoms may be different during ovulation cycles versus no ovulation cycles. ...Read more

Anovulation (Definition)

Anovulation is a fancy term for not ovulating. It means an egg or oocyte was not ...Read more