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What is the best fertility treatment for people with polycystic ovary syndrome?

What is the best fertility treatment for people with polycystic ovary syndrome?

PCOS: Fortunately, we have great treatments for pcos. Some pcos patients may begin to ovulate if they loose weight, but others are not overweight. Metformin, a diabetic medication, often resets ovulation. Clomid (clomiphene) or letrezole are fertility pills that often work quite well for pcos. If you are facing infertility, i wrote a book about my own infertility - tick tock. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Beshay
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Assisted Reproduction (Definition)

Assisted reproduction is a field of study in which a person works to understand fertility problems and help couples overcome their difficulties in becoming pregnant. Methods of assisting reproduction include hormone therapy, "in vitro" fertilization outside the body, analysis or sperm and eggs, etc... A doctor of this specialty is ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for polycystic ovaries if ttc?

What is the best treatment for polycystic ovaries if ttc?

Pills: Usually, it's the use of pills such as Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole. You must be properly monitored on these meds, though, and should consider seeing a board certified re. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about polycystic ovary syndrome as well as, types of fertility drugs that work?

Can you tell me about polycystic ovary syndrome as well as, types of fertility drugs that work?

PCOS : Pcos is a hormone imbalance in which there is an ovulation problem and an an excess of male hormones such as testosterone. It is frequently associated with a problem in how the body handles carbs. Most fertility drugs will work and most docs usually start with a pill such as clomid (clomiphene). If the patient is older or they have failed clomid (clomiphene), injectables such as follistim, gonalf or Menopur are used. ...Read more

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What are the chances of fertility with polycystic ovary syndrome when there is 14+ cysts on each ovary?

What are the chances of fertility with polycystic ovary syndrome when there is 14+ cysts on each ovary?

Good: If PCOS is your only fertility problem, then chances of pregnancy are excellent. I'm assuming your stated age of 20 is correct (?), if not I suggest correcting that to get more accurate answers. ...Read more

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Does hairiness caused by polycystic ovary syndrome usually go after taking hormone pills? (or some certain drugs for treatment this syndrome?)

Does hairiness caused by polycystic ovary syndrome usually go after taking hormone pills? (or some certain drugs for treatment this syndrome?)

Sometimes: Taking certain hormones can decrease the hair growth while you are on them. When the meds are stopped the hair growth comes back. There are different options of meds and many but not all women respond. ...Read more

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I recently discovered I ave polycystic ovary syndrome. Any treatment? I started growin facial hair bcos of this; my chin looks like that of a man.

I recently discovered I ave polycystic ovary syndrome. Any treatment? I started growin facial hair bcos of this; my chin looks like that of a man.

Weight Loss...: The best treatment for PCOS is weight loss and exercise. There are also treatments for each symptom. There are medications for facial hair and you can take birth control pills to regulate your periods Metformin is one of the medications commonly prescribed for PCOS. To take this medication, you should be under the care of a doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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For how long should I take diane 35 for polycystic ovary syndrome?(should i take breaks from it? Will the pill make me have problems with fertility?

For how long should I take diane 35 for polycystic ovary syndrome?(should i take breaks from it? Will the pill make me have problems with fertility?

No breaks needed: The pill will not affect your future fertility. If you want to stop every couple years to make sure there are no other changes in your body that is common. ...Read more

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I think I have polycystic ovary syndrome. How do I get treatment?

See a doctor: With pcos, you would see a gyn, a reproductive endocrinologist (fertility specialist) or a regular medical endocrinologist. If you want to get pregnant, you would see one of the first two. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility Treatment (Definition)

Fertility treatment means some type of therapy that would increase the odds of someone becoming pregnant. There are many different types of treatment, including, and certainly not limited to, intrauterine insemination, usage of fertility medication, and in-vitro fertilization. I hope this ...Read more


Ovary (Definition)

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