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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) and hirsuitism. What can help?
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Varies
Many women improve by using ocp's for cycle control and ovarian suppression - this gradually decreases the elevated testosterone that cause the hirsuitism..
There are also medications that can block the elevated testosterone and minimize the progression of the hirsuitism.

In brief: Varies
Many women improve by using ocp's for cycle control and ovarian suppression - this gradually decreases the elevated testosterone that cause the hirsuitism..
There are also medications that can block the elevated testosterone and minimize the progression of the hirsuitism.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Hormone Balance
The signs and symptoms that arise for pcos are due to excessive estrogen.
Any way that you can decrease estrogen exposure may help. Others may also recommend balancing your excessive estrogen with additional progesterone. You can explore decreasing your estrogen by reading: the anti-estrogen diet.

In brief: Hormone Balance
The signs and symptoms that arise for pcos are due to excessive estrogen.
Any way that you can decrease estrogen exposure may help. Others may also recommend balancing your excessive estrogen with additional progesterone. You can explore decreasing your estrogen by reading: the anti-estrogen diet.
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
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