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Are You Frustrated With Finding Effective Treatments For PCOS?

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Im just so overwhelmed how nobody ways to find a cure for this horrible syndrome..tgis syndrome is awful and I suffer feom hair loss its awful

posted 19 hours ago

Hi Ladies, Has Anyone Ever Had A Period That Makes U Feel Really Bloated And Sick Even Though You've Only Had Something Light To Eat?

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I had a sandwich, snack and a drink for my lunch a couple of hours ago and I've just started feeling sick and really bloated
I'm just hoping that I ain't getting another annoying cyst as I don't fancy another laparoscopic cystectomy as after the first one I had I'd had to stay in hospital for an extra few days as I'd got an infection afterwards either after the surgery or whilst I was in recovery
The funny thing is that when the staff in the recovery room were trying to wake me up they found… read more

At 40 Years Old, Why Am I Having Heavy Periods To The Point Of Going To The ER?

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Has Anyone Every Had A Laparoscopic Cystectomy And Their Periods Can't Decide What They're Doing?

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I had a laparoscopic cystectomy in February 2022 to have an 11cm ovarian cyst on my right ovary removed
I was on painkillers, blood thinners and antibiotics (it was the last week of the latter 2)
At first my periods were lighter and shorter than they used to be, but recently they have been varying between light and heavy (I won't go out when I'm heavy in case I flood as I've done that a few times and have had to buy some more underwear and pads and a skirt. I'm really paranoid when I'm on… read more

Has Anyone Ever Been Told By One Doctor That They Might Have PCOS Only To Find Out A Few Years Later That U Have PCOS?

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The time I was told that I may have PCOS I was with my ex. I'd come off the pill cerazette in the April of 2012, but my periods reappeared a heck of a lot lighter than they were and it was like they were never gonna stop, so I told my ex that I would leave seeing the doctor until the New Year to give them a chance to return to "normal" as I'd been on the pill for years and I want to give my periods a chance to settle before I contacted the doctors
The following year around February or March I… read more

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No one could figure out what was causing my heavy painful periods until I was diagnosed with PCOS in around 2015
Mine had been (and still every now and again when they decide to be) awful since the… read more

posted 2 days ago

If I Get Pregnant With A Girl, Is It Pretty Much A Guarantee That She Will Have PCOS Too? :(

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Has Anyone On Here Tried Ozempic Or Any Similar Weight Loss/ Pcos Treatment Drugs?

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I am thinking about trying Ozempic. I want to see if I can get rid of some of the fat in my gut. I am already fasting, exercising, and trying different diets. I'm curious about what the results would be if I took Ozempic or something similar to it.

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I take Trulicity and I love it. It has helped me lose about 50 pounds being on it. However, I'm also a diabetic. My endocrinologist felt it was needed. It has helped me tremendously with my A1C… read more

posted June 6

10 Day Progesterone I Always Seem To Spot Starting Day 4 And Feel Like Period Is Starting . Anyone Else Go Through This ?

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2nd cycle of progesterone 200mg to restart cycles

A myPCOSteam Member

Yeah I definitely start a flow after the 10 days but the spotting is before . Did your doc tell you this was normal ?

posted May 22

Hi Does Anyone Have Proliferative Endometrium?

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Does anyone have proliferative endometrium? What does it actually mean?

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A state of unopposed estrogen that increase the risk of developing endometrial hyperplasia or cancer
Describe healthy reproduction cell activity.it refers to the time during your menstrual cycle when… read more

posted May 20

Do Any Of Y'all Have Excess Ear Wax And Itchy Ears Inside And Outside?I Think It's Hormone Related Not Sure.

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I have to go to my ENT to get ears cleaned ever so many weeks.

A myPCOSteam Member

That’s actually very interesting…I’m sorry yours are so bad you have to get a doctor to clean them out every so often :/ but I have always had veryyyyy waxy and sometimes really itchy ears (inside)… read more

posted May 20
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