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Diagnosed pcos at 14 on yasmin/dianette to 28.Off pill since jan.Had break for 2yrs at 20.Should the early diagnosis&treatment reduce fertility probs?

Diagnosed pcos at 14 on yasmin/dianette to 28.Off pill since jan.Had break for 2yrs at 20.Should the early diagnosis&treatment reduce fertility probs?

Possibly: With pcos, the most important things that you can do on your own to maximize your chance of pregnancy include managing your weight and eating healthy. Beyond that, get some help with medication such as Clomid or others when you are ready to try and get pregnant. And good luck. ...Read more

Yasmin (Definition)

Yasmin is a combined birth control pill. There is ethinyl Estradiol along with the Progesterone drospirenone. Drospirenone is a 4th generation Progesterone which may cause increased blood clots. But the risk of blood clots is still much lower than the ...Read more


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Is a low dose oral contraceptive effective treatment for adenomyosis? Does the estrogen in a pill such as Alesse contribute to the adenomyosis spread?

Is a low dose oral contraceptive effective treatment for adenomyosis? Does the estrogen in a pill such as Alesse contribute to the adenomyosis spread?

Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is the development of glandular material from the endometrium interdigitating into the smooth muscle of the uterus causing it to enlarge and often produce copious bleeding. Alesse is being used to try to control the heavy bleeding without using surgery as an alternative. This diagnosis is usually made at the time of hysterectomy via the pathological specimen. ...Read more

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Finished Accutane tx and still have acne. Do a second round? I'm worried about the risks of that treatment. What about oral contraceptive instead?

Finished Accutane tx and still have acne. Do a second round? I'm worried about the risks of that treatment. What about oral contraceptive instead?

It depends: Dermatologists can suggest a variety of medications that can be used after Accutane treatment, and oral contraceptives are sometimes recommended. Topical medications can also be used. If acne is still severe, another round of Accutane is sometimes the best choice of treatment, but the dermatologist is the best person to ask about what is the best plan for each patient. ...Read more

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Ihave pcos 44"l m getting treatment of metformin ,oral contraceptive pill from 8 month how much time it will take to cure. m 26. Iwant pregnency sugge?

Ihave pcos 44"l m getting treatment of metformin ,oral contraceptive pill from 8 month how much time it will take to cure. m 26. Iwant pregnency sugge?

A "cure" like bacon: PCOS is never cured, rather it is managed like bacon is "cured" by preserving the ovaries "freshness" and function for long term use. As to how long that takes, that depends on when you want to get pregnant and use the ovaries for ovulation. They still may need to be "jump started" with an ovulation induction drug when you are ready for conception. ...Read more

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Am single virgin and my periods r not regular. The Dr adviced me to take yasmin tablets for 3 months Is it okay for me to take those pills?

Am single virgin and my periods r not regular. The Dr adviced me to take yasmin tablets for 3 months Is it okay for me to take those pills?

Yes: Yes, it is not uncommon for women to go through times when the menstrual cycles are irregular. Often the treatment is to used oral contraceptive pills such as Yasmin to do this. If there is still irregular bleeding after being on the pills, a further workup with some blood tests and ultrasound could be considered. ...Read more

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What are the most effective pills to control acne? Is Diane35 safe? Is yasmin safe?

What are the most effective pills to control acne? Is Diane35 safe? Is yasmin safe?

About any: Any combination estrogen / progestin oral contraceptive pill will have about the same effect in suppressing acne. The two you note would fall into that category. If the pill does not have the desired effect then see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is gynera ok to take back to back without stop for endometriosis? I was taking yasmin/yaz but had allergies. Thanks.

Is gynera ok to take back to back without stop for endometriosis? I was taking yasmin/yaz but had allergies. Thanks.

Yes: Any formulation of contraceptive pills is fine to use 'continuously' for endometriosis treatment. The progestin hormone acts ago help 'shrink' endometriosis lesions, and helps to control the symptoms of endo. The differences in how an individual reacts to(or feels on) any given pill formulation usually reflects effects of the dift progestin components and estrogen content. ...Read more

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Hi. I'm trying to conceive for pass 2years plus. i had TOPx2 done. the last one was on 2011. later i was on OCP, yasmin for 6mths plus. I stopped m?

Hi. I'm trying to conceive for pass 2years plus.  i had TOPx2 done.  the last one was on 2011. later i was on OCP,  yasmin for 6mths plus. I stopped m?

Your question?: You don't ask a question but if you have been trying to conceive for 2 years without success, it is time to see a reproductive endocrinologist ( a fertility specialist) to find out the cause and what your options are for treatment. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can i feel nausea and bad stomach when taking yasmin (contraceptive)? If yes, how long this feeling will stay?What should u do to stop it?Thanks

Can i feel nausea and bad stomach when taking yasmin (contraceptive)? If yes, how long this feeling will stay?What should u do to stop it?Thanks

Yes: Oral contraceptives, like many oral medications, may have GI side effects. Try taking the pill with food. If the nausea and stomach aches don't pass within a week or so doing this, check with your gyn provider to make adjustments in your treatment. ...Read more

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Oral Contraceptive (Definition)

Oral contraceptive is a medication similar to Birth control pills. Oral contraceptives are a kind of women's ...Read more