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Do I have polycystic ovary syndrome, because of polycystic kidneys?

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Dr. Marc Fritz
Fertility Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Although the names are somewhat similar, polycystic ovary syndrome and polycystic kidney disease are completely different.
Polycystic ovary syndrome is not related to and is not a cause of polycystic kidneys, and polycystic kidney disease is not related to and is not a cause of polycystic ovary syndrome.

In brief: No

Although the names are somewhat similar, polycystic ovary syndrome and polycystic kidney disease are completely different.
Polycystic ovary syndrome is not related to and is not a cause of polycystic kidneys, and polycystic kidney disease is not related to and is not a cause of polycystic ovary syndrome.
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

The 2 entities are completely different despite the use of the term "polycystic.
" they have nothing to do with each other.

In brief: No

The 2 entities are completely different despite the use of the term "polycystic.
" they have nothing to do with each other.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dr. Craig Sweet
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No-they're different

Adult-onset polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disease that passes directly from one generation to the next (autosomal dominant).
While cysts may be found in other organs such as the liver, the ovary is not one of them. Polycystic ovary syndrome is not generally inherited directly (can run in clusters like many other diseases) with the roots of the disease involving male hormones and insulin.

In brief: No-they're different

Adult-onset polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disease that passes directly from one generation to the next (autosomal dominant).
While cysts may be found in other organs such as the liver, the ovary is not one of them. Polycystic ovary syndrome is not generally inherited directly (can run in clusters like many other diseases) with the roots of the disease involving male hormones and insulin.
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Dr. Craig Sweet
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Dr. Jeffrey Brown
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No you do not

Theree is no corelation between the two.

In brief: No you do not

Theree is no corelation between the two.
Dr. Jeffrey Brown
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