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I had intercourse today and i suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome. When can I take a pregnancy test?

I had intercourse today and i suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome. When can I take a pregnancy test?

Depends on cycles: Depends on how regular (or not) your menstrual cycles are. Pregnancy tests are reliable a few days before the expected period, so you could do one then. If you have no idea when your next period will be, then testing about 3 weeks after intercourse would be a good guess. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I am 27 year old. I am getting pink blood spots from vagina for18 days , i have 33mm ovaries and have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Do i get pregnancy?

I am 27 year old. I am getting pink blood spots from vagina for18 days , i have 33mm ovaries and have polycystic ovarian syndrome. Do i get pregnancy?

Not sure: 33 mm is normal for ovaries if you have PCO you need to have 4 regular periods a year to keep healthy. spotting may mean nothing, but do a preg test and if negative make sure your doc helps you have a period every few months ...Read more

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Polycystic ovarian disease ever experience pregnancy?

Polycystic ovarian disease ever experience pregnancy?

Yes!: Many women with pcos do conceive on their own, especially if they are healthy and maintain a proper diet and exercise program. If they need help, our treatments are phenomenally successful! ...Read more

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Polycystic ovarian disease in pregnancy? Any bad effects?

Polycystic ovarian disease in pregnancy? Any bad effects?

Gestational DM: Pcos women tend to be Insulin resistant so have a higher propensity toward gestational diabetes in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does metformin increase your chances of pregnancy if polycystic ovarian disease?

Does metformin increase your chances of pregnancy if polycystic ovarian disease?

Slightly, if at all: Early studies suggested metformin can help conceive but more recent studies show a modest effect, if at all. Clomid (clomiphene) and Femara are still drugs of choice in pcos, with pregnitude quickly catching on. ...Read more

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Can metformin increase your chances of pregnancy if you have polycystic ovarian disease?

Can metformin increase your chances of pregnancy if you have polycystic ovarian disease?

Yes: Metformin is commonly used to treat pcos, as it decreases Insulin resistance, a common cause for this condition. Menses tend to become more regular and it can help with ovulation, increasing the chances of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could poly cystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) affect the results of a home pregnancy test?

No: Pcos may make it harder to get pregnant in the first place, but once pregnant the tests are unaffected. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Sudler
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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more


Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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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