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What causes underdeveloped breasts in women w/ pcos, I have all normal hormones/no elevated androgens/normal ratios but poly. Cys. Ovaries/acne/hirsu?

What causes underdeveloped breasts in women w/ pcos, I have all normal hormones/no elevated androgens/normal ratios but poly. Cys. Ovaries/acne/hirsu?

Although the levels : Of hormones are normal, i suspect the bioavailability or functionality of these hormones are still off - with higher testosterone and lower estrogen bioavailability. This may explain the underdeveloped breasts. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/women/tc/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos-topic-overview?Page=1. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


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Where are the ovaries?

Where are the ovaries?

Lower abdomen: The ovaries are located in the lower abdomen on the right and left sides (just lateral to the uterus). ...Read more

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Can ovaries have spasms?

Can ovaries have spasms?

No: Ovaries don't spasm. They can hurt if the ovarian capsule is stretched or they become irritated but they don't spasm. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can ovaries be felt externally?

Can ovaries be felt externally?

Possible: The ovaries are usually palpable with the bi-manual exam (hand on the abdomen and one or two fingers in the vagina). That is considered and "external" exam even though the examiner performs part of the exam from inside the vagina. ...Read more

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Should I have my ovaries removed?

Probably not: I don't know the full details of your medicial history, but unless you have a genetic condition that predisposes you to ovarian cancer (brca), i think you would be better served to keep them. Removing both of them at your age will start menopause. ...Read more

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How to avoid ovaries from enlarging?

How to avoid ovaries from enlarging?

OCP: Birth control pills will "turn off" the ovaries and prevent cysts formation, although it does not get rid of those you already have. Time will take care of those. ...Read more

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What are ovaries and what's their function?

What are ovaries and what's their function?

Ovary: The reproductive organ in female animals that produces eggs and the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone. In most vertebrate animals, the ovaries occur in pairs. In mammals, the ovaries contain numerous follicles, which house the developing eggs (oocytes). http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ovary. ...Read more

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I have pain on my ovaries when I coughed, why?

I have pain on my ovaries when I coughed, why?

Difficult to say: There could be some scar tissue in your pelvis that could be causing that pain. I see that you had a history of chlamydia infection. Sometimes pelvic infections like chlamydia can cause scar tissue in the pelvis. There's no way to tell, however, without performing surgery and looking directly, as scar tissue doesn't show up on imaging studies. See doctor if bothersome/painful. ...Read more