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Treatment For Polycistic Ovarian Disease
Depends, TTC or not?: If not trying to conceive birth control pills are often used, sometimes with antiandrogens like spironolactone as well to decrease acne/hair growth more than bc pills alone. If trying to conceive we use Insulin sensitizers like metformin, plus ovulation-inducing tablets - most commonly Clomid or Letrozole - sometimes low-dose shots or ivf if needed. Surgery for pcos is no longer a good option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the possible treatment for polycystic ovarian disease. I also have gout and antiphospholipid syndrome?
Metformin.: As you may already know PCOS is often associated with insulin resistance. Many women are treated with metformin which is a diabetes drug. there are good meds for gout. Antiphospholipid syndrome is associated with blood clots which may be very dangerous. I thinkits time to see your physician who has to be very smart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes. TTC or not?: Treatment is different if trying to conceive or not. If not ttc may need birth control pills, Insulin sensitizing medications, or anti-androgens to treat symptoms and prevent health issues. If ttc you need fertility testing first, and may need fertility treatment such as Insulin sensitizing medications (metformin) and ovulation induction treatments. See ob/gyn or fertility specialist (rei) if ttc. ...Read more
About 1 in 10!: About 10% of women of reproductive age have pcos! it is the most common hormone imbalance in women and a major cause of fertility problems. The treatment depends on the goal - is the goal to treat unwanted hair growth, acne, obesity, irregular menses, or fertility? In general, if someone is not ttc, she is treated one way, while she is treated differently if she is ttc. See a board certified re! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, I have had polycystic ovarian syndrome for nearly ova 5years, i would like to know the best treatment for polycystic ovarian syndrome?
Several: There are several treatments and the treatment depends on several factors. It's best to talk things over with your gyn and let him/her give you the pros ; cons of treatment available. ...Read more
A26 f.I have irrigular cycle, blood preasure about150/100.Increased hair growth in chin.U/s show polycystic ovarian changes.Wat the dignosis?Treatment
Polycystic ovary: Your condition is called pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome). Pcos usually is associated with irregular periods, acne, excess hair growth face, chest, androgen excess, weight gain, Insulin resistance and infertility. Treatment usually involves heavy exercise, low carbohydrate weight loss diet, and medications e.g. Birth control pills and metformin ...Read more
I am 29 year old. I am suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome. I start my treatment in kolkata. Now i want to conceive. So my doctor give me ovofa?
PCOS treatment: The best pill to take is based on your symptoms and other factors. Since patients with pcos may have a variety of symptoms, it is best to talk to your doctor about each of the symptoms you are concerned about so that you can get the correct prescription. ...Read more
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