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Polycystic Ovaries And Pain
I have polycystic ovaries & have severe pain in my pelvis/groin/back/ovaries and have flu symptoms, could this be connected? Should i go 2 docs or not
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
Had pain from the bottom of ribs to my pelvis for 6 months now.Diagnosed with polycystic ovaries. Doctor wont give pain meds. How can I stop the pain?
Diagnosis?: Pcos is almost never a cause of pelvic pain, so if you have pcos it is an incidental finding to the pain. Your description also sounds unlikely for a pelvic cause of pain. I also wouldn't give pain meds either without knowing what's wrong. Discuss with your doctor: if he's unhelpful, get a second opinion. ...Read more
Having pain while pressing abdomen.had us scanning and found polycystic ovaries and normal uterus.why pain?
A syndrome : Pcos is a syndrome in which there is a problem with ovulation and an excess of male hormones. The ovaries typically show lots of "cysts" which are follicles that fail to develop properly which is where the name comes from. Pcos is a metabolic disease and increases your risk for diabetes, heart disease , uterine cancer and other problems. ...Read more
Big/ High follicle #: Polycystic ovaries (pco) is a finding on ultrasound scan of one or both ovaries being bigger than normal and/or having a high number of small egg-containing 'antral follicles'. Pcos or polycystic ovarian syndrome needs 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular cycles 2. Clinical or blood test signs of too much male hormones - acne, hair growth and 3. Pco. Up to 20% of women have pco, about 8-10% have pcos. ...Read more