Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Questions
Related terms: PCOS, Polyfollicular ovarian disease, Stein-Leventhal syndrome, PCOD
Displaying 28 questions associated with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
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... read more
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... read more
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... read more
I have a health conditions call PCOS. I don't usually get my menstrual period. I was given fluconazole from my doctor yesterday after finding out I have a yeast infection. An hour after taking the medication I started to have pain of starting my period. It's been 24 hours since I've... read more
I had my first injection a week ago. I have stage 4 endo and PCOS. I haven't had any hot flashes yet but I've had a headache everyday since I got the shot. Has anyone else had this problem? I had a large cyst removed from my left ovary about four months ago so my doctor recommended Lupron... read more
I have been on Gabapentin for a little over 2 years now. I have NO sex drive and it's causing problems with my marriage. I have PCOS, which contributes to hair loss and weight gain, but it has definitely increased. I was prescribed Gabapentin for sciatica, and it has worked wonders! I need to... read more
... go away after my body adjusts? I have been on Metformin about two weeks now for pcos and I have had some really awful nightmares. I do intend to speak to my dr about it but I was wondering if this is a temporary side effect while my body is adjusting to the medication or if its something I... read more
My niece was told about Spironolactone for her PCOS, but her mother who is in the medical field told her that it can cause infertility. Since she will be getting married in a few weeks and will eventually want children this was not a risk she is willing to take. Gyn sent her to a nutritionist to be... read more
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 hours..is this normal? Should I call my doctor?
My doctor put me on metformin about a month ago for my PCOS and lately I've been noticing that a lot of things don't taste right. Things I have loved my entire life taste weird and sometimes even so gross I can't eat them. The metformin is the only thing that has changed. Could it be... read more
I am 22 years old and I was first diagnosed with PCOS when I was 12 years old when I had two surgeries to take out two teratoma cysts. I never had to take any medication for it at the time But even having pcos I have been skinny my entire life up until the last two years. I have weighed 120 lbs all... read more
my diagnosis is... polycystic ovaries... over a dozen cysts in each of my ovaries from an OB-GYN in the Philippines after a transvaginal exam. i was prescribed Metformin HCI, 500 mg, 3x a day, for a whole year. i never had a blood drawn in the Philippines. i was never diagnosed diabetes, last check... read more