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I’ve Found Out That I’m 4-5 Weeks Pregnant. I’m On Metformin And Managed To Lose 6.4kg During This Pregnancy.. Should I Be Worried?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I will talk to my doctor about this next week but from experience.. is this a good sign or a bad sign?

A myPCOSteam Member

That's something your dr will answer. Metformin does help with weight loss.

Birth Control And Missed Periods
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I was put on BC to help with my PCOS. My last two “periods” were really just spotting. This one has been three days of medium to light bleeding. Has this happened to anyone else of birth control? I take my sugar pill week, usually take them at the same time everyday.

A myPCOSteam Member

I was previously on 10 mg of oral progestin and it stopped my periods completely, I was in a pregnancy state at ages 12-14 but the goal was to stop my menstrual bc I have a bleeding disorder that was… read more

Has Anyone Had Trouble Loosing Weight? If So What Has Helped You?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭
A myPCOSteam Member

What is fasting?

Is This Considered Mood Swings? I Do Not Want To Do Something, Then Just A While Later I Can Do It With No Problems.
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I had to make lunch today, I did not do it right away. Then I just sat down and browsed my phone and I felt like “oh, I can do it” as if it was so easy and I prepared it. Then again, I was lying around not wanting to do anything then I felt that I can go and serve lunch (for family) and I did it. Then I lied down again not wanting to do anything. Its like grumpy-happy cycle or something

A myPCOSteam Member

@A myPCOSteam Member thx ^__^

Acid Reflux
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Do any of you ladies deal with random bouts of acid reflux? I havent had any issues for a while...but this past week its been horrible and its causing a horrible tickle in my throat (which is not nice to have during these times). Any suggestions on how to calm it down so i dont have everyone thinking im a covid case?

Im drinking baking soda in water, its helping but wow is it awful

A myPCOSteam Member

I know that dairy isn't great for us with PCOS but maybe you can try a glass of milk or maybe something without a lactose base like almond milk to help coat your throat

Do You Get Severe Mood Swings And Some Depression Without Getting Period Every Month?
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I feel like my body is trying to get a period as I feel very strange mood swings and cravings but then nothing happens? Have you guys called the doctor to get that pill to make you get a period? I dont know if this helps with the mood stuff? I just recently got off birth control after 13 years and haven't got a period yet it has been 5 months. Just dont want to feel angry or go into a bad depression which I can be prone too. I know hormonal issues can create these awful feelingsm

A myPCOSteam Member

There's a link between imbalanced hormones and mood issues. I didn't have my period for 9 months one time, I was suicidal in all that time. If birth control suits you, ask your dr to get you started… read more

Thought On Spironolactone For Facial Hair?
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Did anyone try taking spironolactone to treat excess hair growth?

A myPCOSteam Member

I've been on it since 2014. Initially I did feel a lot of side effects, especially dehydration since it's a water pill. I do find it to be very effective. I take it every night and I'm used to now… read more

Has Anyone Got Any Advice On How To Reduce Stomach Bloating When Starting Metformin.
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I've recently re started metformin and I'm having some difficult side effects. The major one is stomach bloating. When I go to bed at night my stomach is rock hard, painful and I look about 7 months pregnant. I'm eating low GI and given up dairy. It's keeping me up into the early hours of the morning. Has anyone else had this? Does it go away and does anyone know how I might stop manage it.

A myPCOSteam Member

I had mine switched to the extended release. It helped so much. When it was switched they also lowered my dose and I don't have nearly as many issues. I have IBS and Celiac so I thought that it would… read more

Is It Normal To Have Really Bad Stomach Cramps Out Of The Blue With PCOS?
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I was sleeping last night and I woke up in pain and I was fine before I went to bed.
Sorry for all the questions I’m new to all this and still trying to figure it out.

A myPCOSteam Member

Thanks. So sorry you are dealing with this too.

I Am Getting An Ovarian Wedge Resection On Both Ovaries In A Few Days. Has Anyone Had Experience With This Surgery?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

My doctor recommend a laparoscopic ovarian wedge resection on both ovaries. As well as looking for and possibly excising endometriosis. I was diagnosed with PCOS in 2017 but have had symptoms since my first period at 10 years old. So, this has been a loooooooong journey for me. I am 26 now and finally feel like I am being listened to by my doctor about the pain, discomfort, and overall poor quality of life.

Has anyone had this procedure done? What should I expect? How was your experience? Any… read more

A myPCOSteam Member

Ohhhh I see. Thanks for explaining! (A friend of mine had everything removed except her ovaries as well for a different hormone problem too-def seemed to help her as well) I was just curious! I am so… read more