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What Does Pcos Stand For
Only in the morning my hips will hurt when i clean myself after going to bathroom feel like will fall if don't stand up right away cause?Htn pcos 17 f
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
I have pcos , i'm having extreme cramps and bladder pressure. Why is that ? I can't stand the pain but i don't want to go to the e.R
Depends: Women with pcos may have ovarian cysts. Depending on where you are in your cycle you can have ovulation occur and a ruptured cyst can cause that type of pain. Please don't ignore the pain if it is severe. Seek medical attention immediately. You can have a ruptured cyst, ectopic pregnancy if you are pregnant, infection, and a host of other conditions that can give you extreme cramping pain. ...Read more
Polycystic Ovary: Polycystic ovary syndrome is an imbalance of hormones that can show up as problems with your period [irregular, absent, or too heavy], extra body hair, acne and obesity. Women with pcos may have higher risk for heart disease and diabetes. The good news: eating right, exercising & medications can really help! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No longer "D"isease: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a preferred term for this condition. A very prominent reproductive endocrinologist will answer this question. As a high-risk obstetrician, i want you to know that many women facing fertility challenges do get pregnant and go on to see my obstetrician or perinatology colleagues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
PCOS: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a condition in which a woman has an imbalance in sex hormones. People with pcos often have high androgen (male hormone), irregular or missed periods or cysts in the ovaries. Genetic plays a role in this disorder although the exact cause is unknown. Treatment options are weight loss, birth control pills, metformin (diabetes pill), fertility meds, antiandrogen pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ovary not responsive: In polycystic ovary syndrome.The ovary become unresponsive(to a lesser or greater extent) to the hormonal stimulation of the pituitary gland of the brain which normally urges the ovary to ovulate.This results in lack of ovulation-so all the little eggs which did not pop out form "little cysts"-giving the name 'polycystic'.An autoimmune mechanism is implicated as cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Weight loss: Pcos is a condition where excess hormones - progesterone, estrogen, testosterone and or their analogs/precursors are made by fatty tissues. The only cure is a reduction in weight, although there are a small percentage of underwt women with this. You can treat some symptoms with birth control hormones, and possible metformin, but not "fix it" without decreasing the amount of body fat. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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