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Treatment Options For Polycystic 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 (clomiphene) 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
Yes, lower insulin: Since pcod represents the expression of the type ii diabetes gene, the primary treatment is to lower dramatically high Insulin levels due to Insulin resistance. Insulin causes the ovary to increase male hormone production that inhibits follicle development. The treatment is best accomplished through a very low carbohydrate, high fat diet. Dramatic wt loss and increased fertility occurs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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?
If polycystic ovarian disease is left untreated, will it become worse and do more harm to my body? Tried losing weight but it doesn't help
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