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Excessive Hair And Dark Patches Management (without Breaking The Bank )
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

i start to shave before i was even diagnosed,i was about 14 or 15 when i started to shave id like other alternatives cause its havoc on my skin, need something affordable too

A myPCOSteam Member

Hi @A myPCOSteam Member, What was the name of the device at ULTA? The website blocked the link.

Birth Control
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I was diagnosed with pcos many years ago... my I just recently had my first child he is now 4 months old. After he was born the ob placed me on the birth control pill. After being placed on it I have had horrible headaches! Has anyone else suffered headaches after being placed on birth control pills?

Abnormal Bleeding !
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Hello Everyone!

Has anyone else experienced prolonged bleeding while having PCOS?? I’ve had this “period” since December 2017 and was recently put on birth control to stop the bleeding due to becoming anemic. I’ve had a Pap smear and it came back “normal”. Is there something out there (besides birth control) I can take to stop this issue?

Thank you,

A myPCOSteam Member

Take medroxy progesterone when you start bleeding. It helps me.

Slynd / Drospirenone Experience Anyone?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I just started the daily birth control pill today to try relieving my array of painful symptoms like cramps and pelvic pain with pressure and low back pain which is isolated to left side. I am looking for feedback on anyone’s personal experience with Slynd - Thank you

A myPCOSteam Member

Honestly the pill was the only thing that helped with my cramps and the heaviness but every woman’s body is different I hate to say this but it takes about 2 periods to really start working

Anybody Notice Emotional Changes When Starting A New Birth Control?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I recently started using Nuvaring and i have found that my emotions are all over the place. This os the first birth control i have used in about 15 years so i dont remember how i did the first time around. I have been way more sensitive and crying like crazy. It is driving me insane. Please advise...

A myPCOSteam Member

Yes, the hightened hormones really can effect someone emotionally. Think of a pregnant woman - she can easily be emotional in any direction.

Birthcontrol And Spotting
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Does anyone else experience spotting while on birth control. I've been on it two years and in August and again now I have experience spotting on my birth control. Terrified it's some form of cancer

Does Anyone Else Having Constant Spotting But No Period?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I was diagnosed with PCOS and mild endometriosis in 2022. My periods have been irregular for a while now, I think it’s been around 3 months since my last period. However, for the last 4 weeks, I have spotted every day (red blood upon wiping, not enough to fill a pad) anyone else in a similar situation?

A myPCOSteam Member

Hi Claire! Thank you for sharing. I also had a similar experience before I started the birth control pill. Long story short, I had irregular periods my whole life but never spotting, then I started… read more

Does Anyone Else Have Periods Thag Last For 19 Days Plus?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I have been on my period for 19 days and its not easing up........

A myPCOSteam Member

Hi I tried the inositol tablets and at first tgey worked for me but after a few months they stopped working but i would give it a try for sure

Anyone Else With Crazy Irregular Periods?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I am currently taking 2 birth control pills a day to control my bleeding and currently bleeding on this. We are wanting to start TTC but I have no idea how this will even be possible when I am bleeding while taking the birth control so what will happen once I stop it. Feeling lost and worried.

A myPCOSteam Member

I too recently had this happen to me. I have had it happen before as well. The first time I was given birth control pills, they help stop the bleeding. the following times I would just it it run its… read more

No Periods
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Anyone else NEVER get a period?

I only do when I take Provera.

I have already tried Metformin, Vitex, weight loss, exercise, clean eating. Still have never had a cycle on my own.

I just started taking inositol, so I'll give that a shot for a few months to see if that helps at all. Any other ideas? Is there anything you have been able to do to naturally get a period?

A myPCOSteam Member

I’m the same.,.I haven’t had a period in so long and I’m trying to regulate my hormones so I can get one..I know of a YouTuber who had pcos and she didn’t have her period for 6 years die to pcos