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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?

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

Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


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Does emerita pro-gest USP progesterone cream really help people with low progesterone and pcos?

Does emerita pro-gest USP progesterone cream really help people with low progesterone and pcos?

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

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Can high LH and low progesterone in pcos caused mucus plug in tubes or caused block tubes?

Can high LH and low progesterone in pcos caused mucus plug in tubes or caused block tubes?

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

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How safe is progesterone tablets for pcos fertility treatment?

How safe is progesterone tablets for pcos fertility treatment?

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 more

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25y.O with no periodsx7 mths. Really high dhea and testosterone levels based on bw and saliva testing. Low progesterone. Docs suggested pcos.Help!

Possibly: Your symptoms would be consistent with pcos. There are treatments depending on symptoms, but important to be evaluated. There can be complications associated with the chronic high estrogen levels associated with pcos. ...Read more

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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

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

Pcos pregnancy: With pcos the problem is the lack of consistent ovulation. You can still ovulate, which means that you can still get pregnant however it should not affect your Progesterone levels. Women with pcos may be at increased risk of gestational diabetes. Get tested. ...Read more

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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?

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?

If u think: U are preg shoudl do a quant bhcg and a Progesterone level right away and when u are 7 weeks can do an ultrasound to check for featl viability should be able to see a fetus with a htbeat at 7 weeks. ...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