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Dilation And Curettage (D&C)
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

can they this and also remove a 6cm cyst on an ovary?

A myPCOSteam Member

A D&C cleans the inside of your uterus out. If they were to remove a cyst they would have to preform a cystectomy and they will usually do that as laparoscopic procedure.

Different Types Of PCOS
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I have been off my birth control for 9 months now and I would still go months without a period. After months of no period I would have one light for a month or two. In most cases I've read about people don't have them at all. i have never hear of anyone having longer periods. Is there anyone else like this? Also, have you found that other women in your family struggled with PCOS.

A myPCOSteam Member

in that case im not a doctor im just sharing experiences we are all different we all get different symptoms but i do get freaked out when i dont get my period being on birth control even though that… read more

Cold Like Symptoms Before Period?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Does anyone else get cold like symptoms before their period comes? I noticed this the first cycle I had since being on metformin, and I'm wondering if that means this is about to happen again...
Its like a stuffy nose, headache, head cold. I feel sick (not nauseous, but like i'm coming down with something), and sooo tired. This happened right before I got my first period on metformin (for like a week). I'm hoping this isn't going to happen every time...

A myPCOSteam Member

Hey Bell.. it's harsh.. I used to bloat like I'm 6 months Preg.. and the fatigue and headaches .. but the pms symtoms have become more manageable recently since taking inosital...hope you feel better… read more

What Vitamins Do Y'all Take Daily?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I take B C D zinc iron magnesium

A myPCOSteam Member

I take
In the morning
-omega-3s
-evening primrose oil
-calcium, magnesium, vitamin D3 combo
-vitamin C
-multivitamin
-LMNT electrolyte salt packet with 60oz of water (great electrolyte drink but I… read more

Has Anyone Had A D&C? Any Kind Words Or Advice To Help Prepare Me For It?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Before I go back on birth control, the doctor wants to do a D&C to check on my built-up lining. I am nervous for this surgery. It will be my first surgery, and I am scared of anesthesia due to PTSD.

A myPCOSteam Member

Hi there. So, I did have a D&C during a surgery I had for parapelvic cysts. They just did the D&C at the same time because I had a cyst on my uterus so they took care of it. I was under so I didn't… read more

Who Takes Inositol?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I've been reading about inositol, and the benefits for women with PCOS or severe Anxiety. I'm wondering who takes inositol and how it has worked or not worked for you. I'm also wondering if you did or didn't talk to your doctors about it first?

A myPCOSteam Member

I’ve been taking Ovasital which has helped so much!!! It’s myo-inositol and D-chiro-inositol. The research and study group had the best response to the combination and 40:1 ratio this supplement has.

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What Steps Have You Taken To Stop Prolonged Mental Periods
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I have prolonged menstrual periods that go on for months as long as 10 months stop for about 3 weeks and back to bleeding some days are abnormal heavy bleeding but mostly lighter days but always non stop

A myPCOSteam Member

When I have prolonged periods I take a medication called Provera

Acid Reflux
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

Ever since ive gained weight from pcos I have the worst acid reflux. I take Omeprazole for the pain but i know i shouldnt be on it for long its very dangerous but man that pain is no joke. What do some of you ladies do about it naturally?

A myPCOSteam Member

You can drink Alkaline powder (A Vogel make one in South Africa) not sure who would make it where you are.
Reduce caffeine, gluten, dairy and acidic foods in your diet.

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,
Monica

A myPCOSteam Member

I bleed all the time. My previous d&c my doctor said that my uterine lining is not in sync. Can't take bc cause I tend to clot dvt and PE. No doctor has been able to tell me how I can get my lining… read more

What Can I Do Or Take To Reduce Daytime Fatigue?
A myPCOSteam Member asked a question 💭

I’m eating what I should be eating. I’m taking all my vitamins b, c, d, and zinc but I’m still exhausted. It’s so hard to focus on and because I have to sleep all day. I’m eating vegetables, meat, fruit etc but nothing seems to help. I’m not sleeping hardly at night now because of insomnia.

A myPCOSteam Member

I’m sending good thoughts to you as well and hope you get a break soo. Thanks