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Pcos In One Ovary
I have pcos in one my ovaries is metformin ok to take and will it help me lose weight if I do my part or what would u recommend?
Metformin: The best and safest therapy is generally metformin, which can restore normal ovulation and fertility in up to 60% of patients. Metformin lowers Insulin resistance which is the basic metabolic abnormality in pcos. Losing weight through diet and exercise will also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How are hormones measured? What kind of doctor checks them? I have PCOS, one ovary left and have pressure on that side, plus breast pain. Advice?
There are thousands: of different hormones, but they are most commonly measured by blood (or urine) testing. This is combined with a good history, physical exam, x-rays (if indicated) and possibly other studies. Your primary care doc may be able to help you, or else find an endocrinologist. ...Read more
Yes and Yes: One ovary can be normal on ultrasound and the other ovary can be polycystic. The cysts are follicles that have grown excessively. Abnormalities in pituitary hormone release and/or overproduction of androgens by the ovary contribute to the initial development of multiple follicles with no dominant follicle developing. Primolut N is a progesterone and can be used alone in selected patients. ...Read more
What about removing one of the 2 ovaries in a pcos woman to manage symptoms and suppress the testosterone production?
On ultrasound 1 ovary measures bigger then the other one, bigger one sized 32x23x22cm ,is this normal?, I also ve condition called polycystic ovaries
PCOS ovaries: PCOS ovaries are, by the usual definition, enlarged. They will not always enlarge to the same degree just like breast sizes. ...Read more
1 year back my sonography reports showed i had pcos.I've been on meds since then but my new reports show I have a follicular cyst on one ovary.Help!
Have endo and now also polycystic ovaries. Left sided severe pain. Not endo related. Are 14 follicles a lot on one ovary? Could this warrant surgery?
Severe pain/surgery: Severe pain is a indication to see a MD to evaluate the source of the pain ASAP. At that visit options for resolution will be discussed. The combination of endometriosis and PCOS make it more likely then not that surgery may be recommended for resolution if they are documented as the source of the pain. ...Read more
Is there any treatment for polycystic ovaries and how can one control the growth of facial hair and obesity caused by this disease?
Any idea why i would suddenly have been diagnosed hashimotos, uc, polycystic ovaries, duodenitis and reactive arthritis in one year? No illnesses b4
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