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What is the best way to find leads for endometriosis? I already have pcos, doctors send me back with just 'there is nothing more' do exercise

What is the best way to find leads for endometriosis? I already have pcos, doctors send me back with just 'there is nothing more' do exercise

Surgery: Is teh only way to diagnose endometriosis, its also often a good treatment. Symptoms of endometriosis and pcos are also very different. ...Read more

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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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I missed my periods for 3 months. On scan its found I have pcos. Doctor advised oosure tablet. What are the uses of this tab? What are its side effect

I missed my periods for 3 months. On scan its found I have pcos. Doctor advised oosure tablet. What are the uses of this tab? What are its side effect

Several things: Scans can't diagnose pcos; it's a clinical diagnosis. Oosure is a vitamin supplement, which won't hurt you but won't help either. Get a second opinion, use diet and exercise to lose weight, consider metformin if you really do have pcps. Did you have any problem getting pregnant your prior to pregnancies? Have you had irregular periods before? Recent weight gain? ...Read more

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Irregular period,got tests done , PCOS hormone slightly elevated no symptoms except absent period. Do I still have PCOS? doctor referred me to a speca

Irregular period,got tests done , PCOS hormone slightly elevated no symptoms except absent period. Do I still have PCOS? doctor referred me to a speca

Sounds like it: PCOS is not really a disease but rather a description of certain symptoms and findings. Typical symptoms are irregular periods, weight gain, abnormal hair growth and lack of ovulation. Signs can be abnormal lab work, cystic appearance of ovaries on a sonogram and others. Your doctor treating you or the specialist can hep determine if you meet these criteria. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with Pcos. Doctor prescribed birth control and metformin to help out with the cycles. Never had a period until got on BC. What happens after?

Diagnosed with Pcos. Doctor prescribed birth control and metformin to help out with the cycles. Never had a period until got on BC. What happens after?

Can't say: With metformin and weight loss it is possible that you will be able to have normal periods without the pills but it is also possible that you will return to your previous bleeding pattern when you stop the pills especially if you don't loose weight. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hello after dignosed with PCOS the doctor gave me Glucophage (metformin) 1 gram ,the diareah didn't stop every day .. what shall Ido?

Hello 
after  dignosed with PCOS the doctor  gave me Glucophage (metformin)  1 gram  ,the diareah  didn't  stop  every day .. what shall Ido?

Metformin: It is often helpful to start at much lower doses and titrate up so the body can get used to the side effects. If this does not work there are other medications that can be used. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I have pcos , my doctor asked me to take medicine on fifth day of my periods, I forgot it can I take on sixth day of my periods?

Yes you can: The timing for ocp initiation in women with pcos is not critical as menses are seldom regular or of ovulatory type. Taking ocp will help in suppressing your androgen levels which in turn will promote ovulation and regular menses. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am having early stages of pcos and doctor prescribed calspect tablets, this month i haven't got my periods..Help me is it dangerous?

Not Sure: Not sure exactly what that is. Pcos requires a full hormone and metabolic workup and treatment revolves around treating your periods, symptoms, pre-diabetes etc. So i would make sure you understand what you are taking and why. ...Read more

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Ttc with pcos but doctor put me on contraceptive pill, for what?

Ttc with pcos but doctor put me on contraceptive pill, for what?

Contraceptive pill: If you are still planing to have a baby your doctor should not put you on a contraceptive pill. If you are still having intercourse but do not wish to have a child, a contraceptive pill is the appropriate one. ...Read more

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Doc I have visited my ob and it was find out that I have pcos, the doctor prescribed metformin as medication. Is it effective doc?

Doc I have visited my ob and it was find out that I have pcos, the doctor prescribed metformin as medication. Is it effective doc?

Yes: Pcos can be associated with Insulin insensitivity and metformin is an excellent choice to treat this aspect of your condition. Also as a side effect many people lose weight on it and this can also help the pcos. ...Read more