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Progesterone And Pcos
Does pcos has poor egg quality i mean how can we improve the quality of egg due to pcos, does low progesterone in pcos depletes the quality of the egg?
PCOS egg quality: The main problem with pcos is usually Insulin resistance and is associated with weight gain and hormonal problems. Treatment is most often extended exercise, weight control to bring to normal, a nutritious low carbohydrate diet (see glycemic index for help). See your physician for help with hormones also. ...Read more
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
Irregular periods: Pcos is a common syndrome where most patients have irregular or absent periods, acne, abnormal female hair growth and weight gain. Not all have all of these symptoms. It is due to a complex imbalance if Insulin and the female hormones. Weight loss is key to prevent diabetes and other medical conditions. Progesterone cream will not likely help. ...Read more
Probably not: Persistent tubal obstruction with mucous is a theoretical problem that has never been definitively documented. The nature of the mucous in the cervix and tubes does change through the cycle and is undoubtedly related to changing hormone levels. At times the cervix and/or tubes probably are obstructed with mucous / secretions - but that is not likely to be a persistent problem. ...Read more
Safe; sometimes used: Progesterone or artificial versions (progestins) can be safely used to induce a period for women with pcos who have very few periods (less than 4 a year) or no periods. It does not improve your chances of conceiving because it induces bleeding, not ovulation (egg release). Progesterone can also be given for low Progesterone levels in the 2nd half of a cycle, or to support an early pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
25y.O with no periodsx7 mths. Really high dhea and testosterone levels based on bw and saliva testing. Low progesterone. Docs suggested pcos.Help!
Natural pgncy aftr 11 yrs. Diagnosed 5yrs ago w pcos. Does it automatically mean i need 2 watch my progesterone & could this reverse pcos? 9w1d pgnt
Is it possible to get pregnant just before a breakthrough bleed caused by 7 days of progesterone pills? I have pcos, no cycle since june.
History of 1 blighted ovum on 08/16. Pcos patient. Unknown weeks of current preg. Should i ask for progesterone test due to pcos or wait for a reason?
I ovulated cd23 of 31 and now AF is a day late, I take progesterone each month bc of PCOS and my periods usually start on time. When should I test?
Can you take provera oral if you have normal progesterone levels but you have pcos and have irregular periods?
There are multiple options for cycle control in patients with PCOS.: If obese weight loss is the key to normalize the hormonal imbalance. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, NuvaRing and the orthoevera patch and cyclic Progesterone treatments help to normalize and regulate menstrual cycle. ...Read more
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