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What is pcos? And what medications help for this disorder?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a condition in which a woman has an imbalance in sex hormones.
People with pcos often have high androgen (male hormone), irregular or missed periods or cysts in the ovaries. Genetic plays a role in this disorder although the exact cause is unknown. Treatment options are weight loss, birth control pills, metformin (diabetes pill), fertility meds, antiandrogen pills.

In brief: PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a condition in which a woman has an imbalance in sex hormones.
People with pcos often have high androgen (male hormone), irregular or missed periods or cysts in the ovaries. Genetic plays a role in this disorder although the exact cause is unknown. Treatment options are weight loss, birth control pills, metformin (diabetes pill), fertility meds, antiandrogen pills.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Nadini Verma
Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Different meds

Pcos is a condition which can present with irregular and delayed periods, obesity, hirsutism(increased hair growth in face , neck , chest, abdomen) and possible infertility.
All symptoms are not usually present in the same person . Medication depends on the manifestation of pco's in an individual . Birth control pills are most commonly used except in cases of infertility.

In brief: Different meds

Pcos is a condition which can present with irregular and delayed periods, obesity, hirsutism(increased hair growth in face , neck , chest, abdomen) and possible infertility.
All symptoms are not usually present in the same person . Medication depends on the manifestation of pco's in an individual . Birth control pills are most commonly used except in cases of infertility.
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