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Characteristics of polycystic ovarian syndrome ?

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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: In general

In general, characteristics include irregular or absent menstruation, unwanted male hormone excess like acne or hair growth, weight gain, and little cysts on the ovaries seen on ultrasound scan.
I hope this helps!

In brief: In general

In general, characteristics include irregular or absent menstruation, unwanted male hormone excess like acne or hair growth, weight gain, and little cysts on the ovaries seen on ultrasound scan.
I hope this helps!
Dr. Scott Roseff
Dr. Scott Roseff
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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Metabolic disorder

In addition to the characteristics dr roseff lists, people with pcos are more likely to have Insulin resistance, so may have diabetes or be pre-diabetic.
They are more at risk for heart disease due to this as well as a tendency to have high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

In brief: Metabolic disorder

In addition to the characteristics dr roseff lists, people with pcos are more likely to have Insulin resistance, so may have diabetes or be pre-diabetic.
They are more at risk for heart disease due to this as well as a tendency to have high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Thank
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