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Pcos Questions To Ask Doctor
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
Ask away!: Better yet, ask your family doc or your obstetrician! especially since you're in india and we're here in the states but for general stuff, sure, go ahead and ask us. Perhaps even search this website because someone else might have already asked your question(s). ...Read more
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Please call your GYN: As depending on the reason the ovaries can be removed, davinci robot works well in many cases. ...Read more
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Unless you have: a specific QUESTION your DR is the one who will ask questions when he/she reviews your health with a "REVIEW OF SYSTEMS" (Note in many offices now this is done with a QUESTIONNAIRE and reviewed by the Office Nurse or Physician's Assistant! Hope This helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Hello doctor, i would like to ask you doctor about lowering cholesterol naturally ? Many thanks doctor
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Urgent consultation: If you need urgent consultation, it's best to work in person with a psychiatrist in your own locale. If there are any suicidal thoughts, please go to an emergency room or call the equivalent of 911 in whatever country you're in. ...Read more
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Leave a comment: Leaving a comment will get back to the answering doctor. ...Read more
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My doctors think I have PCOS because of spotting but have not diagnosed me yet. My question is, if I had PCOS wouldn't I be in pain from the cyst?
Not Always: Your doctors may be considering PCOS as your reasons for not being able to get pregnant, spotting, pelvic pain, or troubles controling your weight. As such, pain is not always the primary concern, and therefor may not feel your PCOS. Please return to your OBGymn or Internest to get more specific answers for you. ...Read more
PCOS: It may be present in up to 30% of women. It is an Insulin resistant state that is characterized by weight gain, irregular or absent periods, hair growth, infertility and predisposition to diabetes. Diet, exercise and weight loss will help, as will metformin which can reduce Insulin resistance and regularize menses and even fertility. Education and other medication may be needed for high glucose. ...Read more
Very easy: Visit your doctor and tell them why you think you have pcos and what concerns you have. If your doctor is not interested or knowledgable in pcos, ask them to refer you to a gyn or reproductive endocrinologist who is. ...Read more
Criteria: 1. Oligoovulation - irregular ovulation. 2. Androgen excess - facial hair, acne. 3. Polycystic ovaries. Nih said all 3 in 1990, rotterdam said 2 of 3 was sufficient in 2003. Androgen excess pcos society said all 3 and ruling out other causes for androgen excess in 2006. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
PCOS: Pcos may be present in up to 30% of women. It is an Insulin resistant state that is characterized by weight gain, irregular or absent periods, hair growth, infertility and predisposition to diabetes. Check w/your gyn. Diet, exercise and weight loss will help, as will metformin which can reduce Insulin resistance and regularize menses and even fertility. ...Read more
A long answer: It would take more space than I have to answer this. Try this link: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-the-basics?source=search_result&search=pcos&selectedTitle=1~150 ...Read more
Repro endo: Pcos is a diffuse metabolic disorder that requires a great deal more than simply addressing irregular cycles and hair growth. Reproductive endocrine is the best specialty, but find someone with special interest in the disorder. The primary treatment is nutritional so if your doctor is not focused on this find another doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Either your: OB/GYN or possibly an endocrinologist. Your PCP may be able to do it, but generally now as well. ...Read more
Usually Gynecologist: who does vaginal ultrasound exams themselves (currently best way to Dx) yet be careful to also seek an unusual one who has studied nutritional evidence that the Low-Fat-Diet drives PCOS while Low-Carb-Hi-Fat foods tend to reverse PCOS, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Ds, Cancer, Obesity, etc. Eg. Study: http://goo.gl/ubDC9h & http://goo.gl/FSjqDn for one example, plus do your own research on Healthtap. ...Read more
Second opinions: You can always seek a second opinion from a different physician. ...Read more
Doctor was so sure I had pcos but tests came back normal, what are your thoughts about his competence?
Diagnostic Criteria: To be fair to both you and to the doctor, it's not unusual to suspect a diagnosis and be wrong. Sometimes in diagnosing pcos there can be grey areas of interpretation; there are currently 3 distinct sets of criteria for the diagnosis so it may be 'yes' or 'no' depending on the criteria used. What tests were done for you, and what were the results (not just 'normal?"). ...Read more
How can I find the right doctor to treat PCOS and has been successful in doing so?
I'm from Michigan.
Not difficult: PCOS is one of the most common problems which adult endocrinologists treat, so almost anyone in the field should be able to help you. Start by looking online for endocrinologists in your area or have someone recommend one they are happy with. Be aware that most treatments are only partially successful and there is no magic bullet ...Read more
My fiance and I want to try to have a baby and I have had doctors tell me that I have PCOS and was wondering can I still get pregnant?
How common is pcos is it hard to treat? How can I find out for sure if I have it. I can't go to a doctor cause I can't afford it. What do I do
Hi,I have PCOs.I was worried when my doctor told me that pcos will never go away& I always have to take medicine and will never be healed?is this true
Possibly: I understand your concern! Good news is medicine constantly changes- there's always hope for a cure for any disease. Currently PCOS is usually treated with medication that suppresses the process and thus some of the symptoms. Other medications are used as an adjunct. These do not cure the primary disorder. I suggest you educate yourself and find a doc with a more empathetic approach. Be well! ...Read more
PCOS: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a condition in which a woman has an imbalance in sex hormones. People with pcos often have high androgen (male hormone), irregular or missed periods or cysts in the ovaries. Genetic plays a role in this disorder although the exact cause is unknown. Treatment options are weight loss, birth control pills, metformin (diabetes pill), fertility meds, antiandrogen pills. ...Read more
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
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