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Conflicting stories about taking metformin - will it help my weight and PCOS?

Posted 14 May 2012 by PurpleButterfies 6 answers

My gyno prescribed metformin 500 mg 2 x day for PCOS. He said it was an anti-diabetic but that it is also taken for PCOS. I have had a hard time managing my weight and he thought that it would help. Well I just saw a gastroenterologist for some other issues, and he said I was on a lot of ...

Anyone suffering from one or both Endometriosis AND Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome???

Posted 9 May 2013 by PurpleButterfies 17 answers

I would really love to hear from anyone who has experienced BOTH endometriosis AND Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, but if someone has experienced just one, I would like to hear their thoughts too. I have been diagnosed with both and am having a hard time deciding, understanding, which to receive the ...

When should my period start after taking medroxyprogesterone for 10 days?

Posted 6 Jul 2016 by JessicaReed 1 answer

I have been diagnosed with PCOS. I took Medroxyprogesterone as told by my Dr. One such day for ten days. He said within 72 hours after the tenth day, I'd start my period. Ito now been after 72 this normal? Should I call my doctor?

Can Spironolactone be used to treat PCOS?

Posted 8 Aug 2010 by lrsphilly 4 answers

My doctor put me on spironolactone to treat me for PCOS, but from what I read it doesn't. Can it? Im 29 yrs old and I was diagnosed with PCOS when I 18 yrs old, but was never treated for it. I just started seeing a new physician and she placed me on spironolactone in February. She said it ...

Any reviews on Implanon/Nexplanon from women with PCOS?

Posted 6 Jul 2014 by Jessica_Marie 1 answer

Hello! I'm 20 years old, and I've always had irregular periods. I'm really thinking about getting the arm implant, because I like that you can have it in for up to three years, it's easily reversible, and it's constant, because I don't have a set daily schedule and I ...

Metformin - unable to lose weight before medication?

Posted 13 Jul 2012 by zoe_noogie 8 answers

I see a lot of women who are happy with their weight loss results while on metformin, but I notice it is also in conjuction with a lifestyle change in diet and exercise. What I'd like to know is this: is there anyone out there (I know there must be) in their early 20's who, like me, has ...

Would a PCOS ultrasound detect pregnancy?

Posted 4 days ago by marygallagher 0 answers

I recently had an ultrasound to check car for PCOS. Would this scan also check my uterus / detect if it was enlarged?

Do I begin with the green or blue pill? (Mononessa)?

Posted 12 Jan 2018 by N22P 1 answer

I was prescribed mononessa the day of my period. My question is, do I begin with the blue or green pill? (Unfortunately the doctor didn't walk me through and this is my first time taking this.) Also, if possible, can someone share their side effects from this? Thank you for your time.

I was diagnosed with PCOS last month.

Posted 17 Jan 2018 by Nabragai 0 answers

I was diagnosed with PCOS last month and my doctor has prescribed me Diane 35 and a herbal medicine Diaherb. I am taking these medicines and I have finished one packet of Diane already but still having no periods. It's been a week since I have finished the pack of Diane. I am having dark brown ...

What kind of prescription drugs help PCOS?

Posted 11 Jan 2018 by Ellaxx 0 answers

I’m 17 turning 18 soon and I’ve been diagnosed with PCOS. The doctors said it was mild, but the hair thinning at the crown of my head as well as the acne, excessive body hair and uneven fat distribution is really bothering me. I looked up treatments and found that Spirolactone (Aka: ...

After some desperate advice after an unusual ordeal regarding the Mirena. I have PCOS and suffered?

Posted 14 Dec 2017 by Lee22 0 answers

... early andrenarche syndrome as a child. I have had many hormone imbalances but never treated as doctors blamed excess weight etc. I reacted strongly to the pill and was recommended a Mirena 7 years ago. Got one and loved it. I have also since lost weight. 3 years after getting my mirena in I had ...

I'm new to this, questions?

Posted 6 Dec 2017 by Jspokas 1 answer

Just diagnosed with PCOS and insulin resistance. Also dealing with pain over my liver area, and tachycardia when simply going up the stairs. It seems like all of these ailments came on in about the span of a few months time and now I'm extremely upset and frustrated!!! Before this I was in ...

Periods after sex every time?

Posted 12 Dec 2017 by Lockedheart7690 0 answers

I have PCOS and a couple months ago my doctor put me on the pill to help me to have periods, prior to being on the pill I never had periods. So after a couple months of taking the pill everything was fine I would have my period once a month as you should and everything was okay. Then out of no ...

Spironolactone - Help me with hairsuitism and pcos problem?

Posted 9 Nov 2017 by Kaneica 0 answers

I was diagnosed with PCOS at the age of 15. Since then I have been suffering from one or another problem. I started taking oral pills from the age of 18 but there was no control on pimples so I left it after an year. But then by the age of 21 I started noticing unwanted hair on my face and entire ...

Spironolactone - Confused as I don't have PCOS OR Hirsutism?

Posted 8 Oct 2017 by Tfreza 1 answer

I have been doing laser for over 5 years now and it was working no hair on lip or sides of face. I fell pregnant and then I started getting hair in a beard form. Not so full but you can notice the hair growth. I continued laser but it was hurting so bad and wasnt reducing the hair. I went to my ...

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