Does missed period and facial hair really mean PCOS?

Maybe. Not always. Discuss with DR. Need more details to get opinion.

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How common is is pcos? I feel like I have all the symptoms (irregular/missed periods, weight gain, excess hair on lower belly and neck, thin hair)

Very common. Pcos is very common. It is one of the most common conditions obgyns treat. Weight loss is key. Birth control pills can help regulate cycles. When you go for a visit ask to have your thyroid checked as well. Read more...

I read that some excess hair on toes is a sign of PCoS. I have never missed a period, though they do move round from time to time. Is pcos likely?

It can be. but not necessarily. Most (but not all) women with PCOS will also have obesity, excess and dark facial hair, and amenorrhea (missing periods). The best way to find out for sure is to see your doctor and get checked. Hope this helps! Read more...

Hi I'm Living with pcos and wanted to ask how I can lose weight though diet and exercise and permanently get rid of my facial hair and start my period?

Control. the best is to begin an exercise program that you can do daily it need not be strenuous walking a half o=hour a day can really help. Reduce cal intake to no more than 2000 a day of high quality foods (low fat) see about treating the pcos and laser hair removal should resolve the facial issues. Read more...

I have small amount of facial hair on upper lip, past period cycles were 36, 32, 37, 36, 31, 28, 37. Could this suggest PCOS? No birth control&normal weight

Maybe. Women who have PCOS often have hair in areas typically considered masculine. But that is not the only reason for this hair growth. It could be an inherited tendency or a sign of a hormone or thyroid problem as well. Read more...