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Whats The Best Way To Get Pregnant With Having Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
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 polycystic ovarian syndrome. And am inquiring as to what the best way to deal with this condition ?
Weight loss: Pcos is the result of the increase in the amount of fat associated with hirsutism lack of cycle, the pt. Is at increased risk for diabetes and uterine cancer the best treatment is weight loss, however itill then the pt. Can be placed on birth control pills or Clomid (clomiphene) based on her wishes in getting pregnant or not. ...Read more
See OB or Repro Endo: 8-10% of women have pcos, only some have difficulty conceiving. Some are overweight, if so moderately low carb diets, exercise with cardio + weights help. Some women have Insulin resistance (pre-diabetes) and metformin helps. If you have irregular cycles many women can get pregnant with Clomid (clomiphene) or letrozole. Advanced treatment like ivf is used if simple treatment doesn't succeed or low egg supply. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually iron: The most common cause of anemia in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome is blood loss causing iron defficiency. Many other causes of anemia are possible, so one should have their doctor work this up with a couple of inexpensive blood tests to be sure. Iron rich foods include red meat, but also spinach, beans and other vegetables. ...Read more
Anemia and PCOS: There are many causes of anemia, and the treatment is different for the different types. Pcos also is a complex disease and has different treatment. The best thing to do is see your doctor for an examination and receive proper treatment for all your ailments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It depends on your goal - pregnancy vs non- pregnancy. If pregnancy, most common treatments are Letrozole or clomid (clomiphene). If not pregnancy, some women do well with diet/exercise/weight loss while some need oral contraceptive pills +/- metformin. Some take spironolactone. New option: pregnitude. ...Read more
Conceiving with PCOS: There are several medication options that can increase the likelihood of conceiving with PCOS. Taking birth control pills for 3 months can sometimes regulate your periods and increase the likelihood that you will ovulate every month. Losing weight should increase the likelihood of conceiving. Metformin is a medication that can greatly increase the likelihood of conception with PCOS. ...Read more
Weight loss: For most women the cause of pcos is Insulin resistance which is impeding ovulation. Insulin resistance is like pre diabetes. So decreasing carbohydrates in the diet, regular exercise and weight loss can resolve the Insulin resistance and then the pcos goes away. Women are then more likely to ovulate and get pregnant. ...Read more
Same way: About 25% of women have a retroflexed uterus, 25% are anteverted, the rest are in between and they are all normal in most cases. Unless you have something else going on (like endometriosis) it is not likely that the position of the uterus will affect your fertility. Endometriosis is associated with infertility and may also cause the uterus to be retroverted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have polycystic ovary syndrome, are birth control pills the only way to get rid of my acne?
Don't undertsand: What you mean by 'out of control, ' could mean too many things. I suggest you see a doctor, there's alot of help for whatever is bothering you. ...Read more
A friend of mine has polycystic ovary syndrome pcos. Would she be able to conceive? What are the chances?
OC: Yes, it is possible to conceive, but may be difficult. ...Read more
Absolutely: Endometriosis can affect fertility and apls can affect miscarriage. So the two affect different parts of the process. If you know you have both of them, then you should definitely seek fertility care at least for an evaluation to see how the endomeriosis is affecting things. And you would likely want to take Lovenox (enoxaparin) at a certain point just before or during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pcos and a slightly tilted uterus.(back and to the right) what is the best way for me to conceive? Will a certain position help more? Ttc2yrs35
PCOS treatment: The best pill to take is based on your symptoms and other factors. Since patients with pcos may have a variety of symptoms, it is best to talk to your doctor about each of the symptoms you are concerned about so that you can get the correct prescription. ...Read more
Want a baby girl?: There is no method that guarantees the gender of your baby. These are old wives tales. Essentially you have a 50:50 chance of having a female baby. If you are not okay with these odds, and really don't want a boy, then I suggest holding off on becoming pregnant until you are happy with either of these options. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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