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Doctor insights on: Polycystic Appearing Ovaries

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My right ovary appear polycystic.What it means is it ok?

My right ovary appear polycystic.What it means is it ok?

Not enough info: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is not diagnosed by ultrasound alone. Lab tests and symptoms such as irregular periods, abnormal hair growth weight gain are typical. Simply finding a polycystic ovary with no abnormal labs and symptoms is not an issue. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


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How to treat polycystic ovary disease?

How to treat polycystic ovary disease?

Depends: TTC or not?: If not trying to conceive birth control pills are often used, sometimes with antiandrogens like spironolactone as well to decrease acne/hair growth more than bc pills alone. If trying to conceive we use Insulin sensitizers like metformin, plus ovulation-inducing tablets - most commonly Clomid (clomiphene) or Letrozole - sometimes low-dose shots or ivf if needed. Surgery for pcos is no longer a good option. ...Read more

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Do Duphaston cure or lessen polycystic ovary?

Not at all : Progesterone can be used to help trigger menstrual cycles in people with pcos but it does not sure it or fix the underlying problem. If you are obese weight loss is the cure for pcos. ...Read more

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Ovaries size is mild bulky in size with polycystic morphology means what?

Ovaries size is mild bulky in size with polycystic morphology means what?

Small cysts: Polycystic ovaries are ovaries that have a lot of little cysts on the surface. This ultrasound finding is one of the 3 criteria for the diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome. The other 2 are skipping periods and increased hair or acne. ...Read more

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Is there any other way to remove or minimise polycystic ovary without surgery?

Nutrition...: I'd advise talking with a nutritionist or bariatrician and ask about metabolic syndrome and hyperinsulinemia and its effect on pcos.... Metformin is a medication that may help Insulin levels too... Md evaluation would be indicated! ...Read more

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I have polycystic ovary disease and I want to have a baby so what should I do?

I have polycystic ovary disease and I want to have a baby so what should I do?

Get treated: Pcos can be treated. Doctors that specialize in infertility can help you. In my opinion, one of the best infertility docs in the country is dr. Scott roseff. If he is too far away, then find an infertility doctor in your area. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do if I have polycystic ovary disease and i want to have a baby what should I do?

What to do if I have polycystic ovary disease and i want to have a baby what should I do?

Fertility Specialist: First you want a full evaluation to make sure it is safe to get pregnant. You want to test for pre-diabetes to make sure there is no harm to a baby. Then if you are ovulating that is great. If not usually some simple medicine can get you to ovulate. ...Read more

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When you have a polycystic ovary, is it true that you will have a difficulty having a baby?

When you have a polycystic ovary, is it true that you will have a difficulty having a baby?

Not always: Some women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) have infertility due to not ovulating or egg quality. Most women with pcos can have children. Some conceive with no fertility treatment, some need medications like metformin, Clomid (clomiphene) or Femara (letrozole), while others need in vitro fertilization (ivf). Pcos women often respond better to fertility meds. See a fertility md if you want to have kids. ...Read more

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Minimum how large in measurement of the cysts and how many in numbers will determine as polycystic ovary?

Minimum how large in measurement of the cysts and how many in numbers will determine as polycystic ovary?

Misconception: The term pcos is misleading, women with pcos don't have cyst on their ovaries but they have an increase number of follicles/eggs that are arrested in an early stage of development. Cysts on the ovaries can be due to other conditions such as functional cyst in the reproductive years , endometriosis, hemorrhagic cyst etc..Definition of pco ovaries is the presence of 12 or more follicles < 10 mm. ...Read more

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