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What are the consequences for not treating pcos? Are severe cramps and PMS symptoms?

What are the consequences for not treating pcos? Are severe cramps and PMS symptoms?

Different: The consequences are not treating pcos are more long term. There is a higher risk for diabetes, heart disease, uterine cancer and infertility. Many women with pcos experience the symptoms you describe but they are often not related to the pcos. ...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


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Possible pcos diagnosis, 1 symptom experiencing is severe hb, alleviated thru vomit, small traces of blood shld i be worried?

Possible pcos diagnosis, 1 symptom experiencing is severe hb, alleviated thru vomit, small traces of blood shld i be worried?

Not sure: I do not know what 'hb' is so you would have to elaborate. Given the nausea and vomiting you need to check a pregnancy test. In patients with excessive vomiting, yes there can be blood related to trauma to the esophagus, but your question should be re-worded. ...Read more

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Do pcos symptoms last forever?

Do pcos symptoms last forever?

PCOS: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is diagnosed by ultrasound, lab tests ; symptoms such as irregular periods, abnormal hair growth weight gain. Pcos predisposes one to diabetes, high cholesterol and other life long problems. Weight loss is typically crucial. Ovulation can be a problem for those wanting to conceive. Birth control can regulate menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pcos?

What are the symptoms of pcos?

Irregular cycles ...: Most women with pcos have one or more of: irregular periods or no cycles, acne, oily skin, unwanted hair growth especially on the face or lower stomach, infertility or subfertility (difficulty getting pregnant). Some women with pcos have little or no symptoms - we look at symptoms, blood tests and an ultrasound of the ovaries to make the diagnosis. Not all women with pcos have fertility issues. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms , signs of pcos?

What are the symptoms , signs of pcos?

Multiple: 3 basic signs: irregular long menstrual cycle intervals, ultrasound findings consistent with pros, and hyperandrogenic features (male hormones) such as acne, oily skin, facial hair and scalp hair loss. The cycle problem leads to infertility and increased miscarriage. Weight gain and difficulty losing weight, as well as dramatic weight gain in pregnancy are also good clues. Family history diabetes. ...Read more

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What is PCOS? How do I reduce the symptoms?

What is PCOS? How do I reduce the symptoms?

PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome (say "pah-lee-SIS-tik OH-vuh-ree SIN-drohm") is a problem in which a woman's hormones are out of balance. It can cause problems with your periods and make it difficult to get pregnant. ...Read more

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