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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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I am having pain in my ovary what could it be?

I am having pain in my ovary what could it be?

Pain: Lots of possible things. Need more info to determine likely cause. It could be ovulation pain, a cyst, pregnancy, tubal infection, bowel pain or even a kidney stone. ...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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Should I be alarmed if I have ovary pain?

Should I be alarmed if I have ovary pain?

Ovulation pain: Some women experience "Mittelschmerz", a pain that lasts for a day or two in the middle of the menstrual cycle, when the woman ovulates. There is no other significance to it than that the expulsion of the egg from the ovary was painful. ...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

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Can there be such thing as pain in your ovaries?

Can there be such thing as pain in your ovaries?

Yes.: Several causes, including ruptured ovarian cyst, hemorrhagic cyst, ovarian torsion. See your ob/gyn to discuss! ...Read more

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What are signs of both of your ovaries hurting ?

What  are signs of both of your ovaries hurting ?

Pain: On the sides of your pelvis or pressure, if u are not sure what is going on, don't guess see yoru gyn , your gyn can do an ultrasound to check teh ovaries, uterus , etc. ...Read more

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When having pains in your ovaries what could it be?

If you are sure: That it is coming from your ovary, it can be cyst, bleeding, twisting, infection, or ovulation. There are other organs nearby, so your pain could be coming from one of these adjacent organs, not your ovary. ...Read more

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Why do ovaries hurt?

Usually because: Ovulation involves an egg being released from the surface of the ovary. ...Read more

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Can your ovaries hurt?

Ovarian pain: The most common reason for pain coming from your ovaries is an enlarging cyst. The ovaries are predisposed to cyst formation since that is a part of normal ovulation. Certain sexually transmitted diseases will cause pain in your fallopian tubes right next to the ovaries. You would not be able to tell the difference between tubal pain or ovarian pain. It needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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What causes cyst on ovaries?

Ovulation : Usually it is ovulation. However, there are several cases where ovarian pathology can occur without ovulation. ...Read more

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What do enlarged ovaries mean?

PCOS, other causes: Enlarged ovaries are most commonly caused by ovarian cysts, but if the ovaries are enlarged in the absence of cysts it can be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos, a hormonal condition that affects about 1 in 10 women. An ultrasound scan of your ovaries will look for ovarian cysts, and is part of the diagnostic tests that we do to look for pcos, as well as blood testing. ...Read more

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How serious is an ovary cyst ?

How serious is an ovary cyst ?

Depends: At you age most cysts are simple, functional and almost always resolve after next cycle. If the cyst is complex than it may need further investigation. ...Read more

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Why do my ovaries hurt so much?

Why do my ovaries hurt so much?

Several reasons: Pain in your lower abdomen, or pelvis, could be from your ovaries; but it could also be from other parts of your body (uterus, bladder, intestines etc.) or other conditions. Finding out why you are having pain really requires evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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