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I always thought I have pcos bcoz of excessive hair however I am very thin and I do not have acne. Could it just be hormonal imbalance estrogen-prog?

Excessive hair. The answer to your question is 'yes.' the most likely cause of excessive hair (hirsutism) is either a congenital hormone variation or a relative imbalance between the amount of testosterone and estrogen in your blood. Both of these can be treated medically, usually with testosterone inhibitors like spironolactone. Pcos usually has other symptoms as well like irregular periods, pelvic pain, inferti. Read more...
Possible. It may just be that you have excessive hair and not be related to your hormones. If you are seeing that is changing - see your doctor to have a testosterone level checked. Read more...

Do I have estrogen dominance? I have pcos, slightly high FSH & androstenodione and normal testosterone. I have acne too.

Yes, but complex. Pcos is associated with irregular ovulation. Infrequent or absent ovulation can lead to infrequent, irregular, or even heavy bleeding. Women with pcos may have difficulty conceiving, as ovulation doesn't regularly occur, but don't assume you can't get pregnant--either on your own--when you do ovulate, or with fertility treatments. A high fsh isn't usual with pcos and may have other causes. Read more...

Do I have estrogen dominance? I have pcos, acne, high fsh, normal testosterone and slightly high androstenedione.

Unsure. First of all if you have a high fsh value that is not consistent with pcos. That would be more indicative of ovarian failure. So first you need to make sure you have the correct diagnosis. But in general with pcos most women have symptoms from male hormone dominance, but since ovulation does not occur regularly, the uterus has estrogen dominance. Read more...

I have pcos how do I know I have estrogen deficiency? Progesterone deficiency is there cause I have irregular periods?

Neither. You don't have either deficiency; pcos is not a "deficiency" syndrome. Women with pcos tend to have normal estrogen levels but don't ovulate as often or regularly as normal women, when they do ovulate the Progesterone levels are normal. Read more...