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We usually give it about 3-6 months to see if it induces ovulation.

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How long does metformin take to work for polycystic ovarian syndrome or PCOS?

We usually give it about 3-6 months to see if it induces ovulation.


What is polycystic syndrome?

There are several polycystic syndromes known. Two of the more commonly studied are polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and polycystic kidney disease (PKD). These diseases form many cysts over an area.


Why did Jon and Kate have fertility?

Because Kate suffers from PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) and could not get pregnant on her own.


What if you haven't had a period in a year?

I would suggest reading about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), but it could likely be something else such as malnutrition.


Do you get depression from Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) can cause depression, but it is not a symptom of the condition. PCOS causes male pattern balding, excessive hair growth, acne, weight gain, and an irregular period. All of which would cause any woman to become depressed.


Does anyone know any good websites on PCOS polycystic ovarian syndrome?

There are lots of sites available including Mayo Clinic and WebMD - see Links


What is polycystic ovary disease?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is the syndrome that is the most common endocrine disorder in women population. Only about 5-10 % of women get symptoms from age 12 to age 45, where they're being able to reproduce.


What countries have the most PCOs?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is the most common endocrine disorder in women throughout the world. It is a very common problem in the United States, with a reported 5 to 7 million women suffering from PCOs.


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.


Can PCOS lead to an ovarian tumor?

There are always different medical opinions on what does or does not lead to cancer. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is common female endocrine (or hormonal) disorders characterized by multiple abnormal ovarian cysts. It is believed by some physicians that the conditions of PCOS can lead to an environment in the body that encourages cancer development. You should consult a Dr. with any medical concerns.


How often does Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome cause Premature Ovarian Failure because I think I am in really early Menopause?

PCOS does not cause early menopause, but it can cause missed periods. PCOS is something that is best monitored by your doctor because it can actually cause a lot of problems outside of reproductive issues. Insulin resistance, weight gain, joint pain, and depression can all be side effects of PCOS.


You have always had acne irregular periods etc is this polycystic ovaries?

Acne and irregular periods are not enough to make a diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). PCOS also causes excessive facial hair growth, male pattern balding, and weight gain. The only way to really be sure if you have PCOS is to go to a doctor, and then he or she will test your blood for any irregularities. There are many other things that could be causing irregular periods and acne alone.