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Are there any drugs vitamins minerals or supplements that can be taken to get rid of PCOS or its side effects?

Hello. There is no medication that will get rid of PCOS. PCOS is a health problem, a sydrome and was once classified as a disease. Your gynocologist will give you medication to treat and control your PCOS.

Is it normal to have 2 periods in the same month with PCOS?

No. You could've gotten a disease.

Can women die from pcos?

No but a timely visit to an endocrinologist and a gynecologist can reduce the anxiety. PCOS may be an early warning to larger health issues like diabetes and heart problems which does require lifelong treatment.

What is the advantages of a pcos machine?

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What is the duration of PCOS Challenge?

The duration of PCOS Challenge is 1800.0 seconds.

I had 3 kids then had the Mirena for 4yrs had it removed 2 and a half yrs ago my husband and I have been unable to get pregnant my dr diagnosed me with pcos is my pcos due to having the IUD?

Can be, but women also get PCOS with age and with having kids. I am 23 and have PCOS. There is no link between having an IUD and PCOS.

What color is the PCOS Ribbon?

It's teal, I feel sad that not many know about PCOS.

What is the meaning of the acronym PCOS?

PCOS is an acronym for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, a common cause of infertility.

Ovaries are not releasing egg cells why not?

Well there can be many reasons. one of them is PCOS (poly cystic Ovaries Syndrome). I have had this fertility disease for many years and one of my main symptoms is i do not ovulate (release eggs). Here are some websites that give you a little more information on PCOS. (at Link).

Does Kate Gosselin have excessive facial hair due PCOS?

It is not known if Kate Gosselin has excessive facial hair due to PCOS. Kate Gosselin has stated in the past that she suffered from PCOS.

Can chlamydia cause polycystic ovaries?

No, chlamydia can't cause polycystic ovaries. The two have unrelated causes. Chlamydia is caused by a bacterium, and PCOS is a metabolic disease.

Can you have a second child with PCOS?

Yes, many PCOS patients have had multiple successful pregnancies. Don't lose hope.

Can fertility pills help with PCOS?

Yes, the most common fertility medication prescribed for PCOS patients is Clomid.

Do women with polycystic ovary syndrome have a hymen?

The two are unrelated. Some women with PCOS have a hymen, and some don't. The reasons for present or absent hymens are the same for women with PCOS and women without PCOS.

Do some women with pcos ovulate normally?

It's possible. But one of the main symptoms of PCOS is irregular menstrual cycles, so if you are ovulating regularly, chances are you don't have PCOS. Ask your doctor to be sure.

Is PCOS treatable?

Yes, of course. PCOS is one of the most common infertility issues. Treatment can involve medications such as Metformin (used for diabetes) or Clomid (used to induce ovulation). Diet and exercise should also be part of PCOS treatment. It is still possible to get pregnant with PCOS, many women do. See a fertility specialist (reproductive endocrinologist) for more information.

What is the prevalancy of PCOS in India?

Prevalence of PCOS is between 20 to 30 percent as proven by various studies across India.

What is pcos?

PCOS is poly cystic ovarian syndrome. It's the number one cause of infertility in female. In PCOS, instead of every month producing an egg like you're supposed to, you produce a cyst, which eventually, will begin to get cover your overies. PCOS is also insulin resistance and if not treated proply can lead to diabetes.

If you have pcos can you still be preganet?

Yes. Although many women with PCOS struggle to become pregnant, it is still possible to get pregnant naturally.

Should a woman with PCOS eat broccoli or cauliflower?

Yes, vegetables are a great source of nutrition whether or not you have PCOS. A PCOS diet is the same as a diabetic diet, that is, low sugar and low carb. If you have carbs, eat them in moderation and pair them with proteins.

Who created PCOs machine?

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Is kiwifruit good for pcos?

Kiwi fruit are not safe to eat for someone with PCOS. They should also stay away from dates, watermelon, pineapple, and mango.

Can you ovulate when you have PCOS?

Yes you can, but the hormonal imbalance/insulin resistance may make ovulation more infrequent. If you have missed periods frequently, ask your doctor to be tested for PCOS. It is still possible to get pregnant with PCOS, it just may take more time and intervention.

Can PCOS be cured?

There is no cure for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). It can only be managed.

Can polycystic ovary syndrome - PCOS - be treated with activated charcoal?

No, charcoal has absolutely nothing to do with PCOS. PCOS is a chronic condition in which the females egg follicles do not properly mature. Instead they turn into painful cysts in the ovaries. It has an effect on many hormones in the body, including insulin. If you have PCOS, you need to talk to your doctor and have testing done to see what your various hormone levels are.