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I want to be tested for polycystic ovary syndrome . Do I go to my normal gyno or repro endo?

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: If TTC see repro MD

If trying to conceive see a re for testing, treatment.
Pcos diagnosis is 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular periods 2. Clinical signs like acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound appearance of polycystic ovaries: high volumes or antral follicle counts. We also "rule out" other causes of pcos-like symptoms: thyroid, prolactin, adrenal gland issues.

In brief: If TTC see repro MD

If trying to conceive see a re for testing, treatment.
Pcos diagnosis is 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular periods 2. Clinical signs like acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound appearance of polycystic ovaries: high volumes or antral follicle counts. We also "rule out" other causes of pcos-like symptoms: thyroid, prolactin, adrenal gland issues.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Dr. Nancy Durso
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Gyn

Your gyn can run some basic tests.
The diagnosis for pcos is mainly done by looking at the symptoms - irregular periods and some sign of increased male hormone. Blood tests can be done to make sure there are no other reasons - thryoid or prolactin issues. There is no blood test to confirm pcos.

In brief: Gyn

Your gyn can run some basic tests.
The diagnosis for pcos is mainly done by looking at the symptoms - irregular periods and some sign of increased male hormone. Blood tests can be done to make sure there are no other reasons - thryoid or prolactin issues. There is no blood test to confirm pcos.
Dr. Nancy Durso
Dr. Nancy Durso
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Normal gyno

Your normal gyn doc should suffice.

In brief: Normal gyno

Your normal gyn doc should suffice.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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