What are the symptoms common to polycystic ovarian disease?

There are several... They can vary, but the most common symptoms include irregular or absent menstrual cycles, manifestations of male hormone excess (like acne, unwanted facial and body hair), weight gain or difficulty with weight loss, and ovarian pain.

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How can I control the symptoms associated with polycystic ovarian disease?

PCOS. Treatment often focuses on main concerns. Weight loss and exercise always help. Regulation of cycles with birth control, progesterone on a monthly basis, metformin in the case of insulin resistance, or ovulation inducing medications if pregnancy is desired. Hair growth can be addressed with electrolysis, spironolactone, or vaniqua. Hope this helps you.

What are the signs and symptoms of polycystic ovarian disease?

Many possible signs. Most women with pcos have one or more of: irregular periods or no cycles, acne, oily skin, unwanted hair growth especially on the face or lower stomach, infertility or subfertility (difficulty getting pregnant). Some women with pcos have little or no symptoms - we look at symptoms, blood tests and an ultrasound of the ovaries to make the diagnosis. Not all women with pcos have fertility issues.