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Treatment Of Pcos In Adolescents
Topical and hormonal: Hirsutism, or excessive hair growth, may be caused by genetic/ethnic factors, and/or certain hormonal disorders. Topical treatments (shaving, waxing, plucking, creams) may help. Need to also diagnose and treat hormonal problem (too much male hormones or androgens from ovaries or adrenals). This may mean surgery to remove tumors, or making lifestyle change in pcos, or meds to lower androgen level. ...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
Endo treatment: The most effective is lupron, (leuprolide) this drug inhibits ovulation and creates transient menopausal state. Studies show that surgery plus Lupron (leuprolide) is more effective than any other hormonal treatment. It should be used with addback norethindrone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a disorder in chubby women which has the symptom of infertility and a treatment of birth control pills?
PCOS; not all heavy: You may be thinking of polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos with some major caveats: some women with pcos are overweight, some are normal weight. Not all are 'chubby'. Some women with pcos are infertile/ subfertile, some have normal fertility. Finally birth control pills are a treatment for women with pcos who aren't trying to conceive; if ttc we use Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole, plus metformin, most often. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various symptoms: Endometriosis may cause pain with periods, sex, bowel movements, and with ovulation. Pcos usually manifests as irregular cycles and impaired fertility. Tumors may present with mass effects, pain, pressure, bloating, or may be completely asymptomatic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: There are no reliable symptoms in a male at any age; the only valid way to identify/diagnosis male factor is with a semen analysis. Older males may suffer symptoms related to performance including ed or inability to ejaculate; these are in a different category from male factor infertility. ...Read more
What are some of the non-drug treatments for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children?
Yes: There is no difference, except that weight loss obviously won't be as effective in a lean individual. ...Read more
Early in what sense?: I presume you are wondering about sex at a young age... You might find the following links helpful in answering your question. In any event, you should understand that what studies show may or may not be the case for any individual: http://bit.ly/1yvlpQh http://bit.ly/1z74VNh ...Read more
See below...: Irritability, racing speech, little sleep with no apparent fatigue, poor judgment, increased risk-taking behavior, hypersexuality, delusions, hallucinations. Other disorders often mistaken for teenage bipolar disorder include adhd, conduct disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd), schizophrenia. A specialist, psychologist or psychiatrist, is best positioned to interpret such symptoms. ...Read more
Which mental disorders are the most seen and treated in children? I mean which problems do a child and adolescent psychatrist sees the most ?
Lymph nodes.: The main thing in stage iii melanoma in anyone is that there are palpable lymph nodes in the vicinity of the tumor/melanoma. It has a 50% 5 year survival if only one node is involved and a 15-20% 5 year survival if 4 or more nodes are involved. Survival is improved with interferon-alpha treatment. Chemotherapy and immunotherapy may alsso help. Please see your doctor for the best treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of struggles in life has adolescents and young adults with severe cases of panic disorder?
PANIC DISORDERS: They are always on the look out for anything to happen.Causes of panic attack are sometimes minor for them to react. ...Read more
50-60%: Ivf success rates are ~40-65% in women in their 20's depending on transferring one or two embryo(s). ...Read more
Do children and adolescents have differential response rates in placebo-controlled trials of fluoxetine?
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