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Effects of polycystic ovaries on conception - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   hi Doctor, I am 23 years old(Female, married, xxxxxx, xxxxxx) and got married 7 mnths back now doctor few days back told tat I have polycystic ovaries , Is it risky, and whether I wud be able to concieve or not,
Doctor :   do you have regular periods or are they varied, do you have any other medical illness associated with like
Doctor :   Weight gain or any other conditions..
Doctor :   do you have any such features
physical signs, such as long, coarse hair on your face, chest, lower abdomen, back, upper arms or upper legs (hirsutism)
User :   Before marriage , some times the regular cycle was disturbed and now I have not got the cycle from the last one and a half month two months back also when
User :   U guessed right I have unwanted hair growth on my face and whole body,
Doctor :   Have you been started on any medications
Doctor :   or treatment as such
User :   Two months back also when i got an injection then only my cycle started
User :   No i have not started any treatment as such
Doctor :   well to go in further i would like to tell you more of PCOD
Doctor :   Since understanding it is more important
Doctor :   In polycystic ovary Disease, your body produces an excess of androgens, and your ratio of LH to FSH is often abnormally high.
Doctor :   The process of ovaries releasing eggs (ovulation) occurs less frequently than normal (oligo-ovulation), or the ovaries don't release eggs at all (anovulation).
Doctor :   In the absence of ovulation, the menstrual cycle is irregular or absent.
Doctor :   Hence it becomes essential to regularize the Hormonal cycles that you would have and only once that is attained it will help the ovulation and the
Doctor :   Chances of conception
Doctor :   are you following xxxxxx
User :   yes
Doctor :   Blood tests Needed are testosterone, DHEA sulfate, luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), 17-hydroxy progesterone, prolactin, and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH),
Doctor :   Initial 3 are significant
Doctor :   and an Ultrasound scan of the abdoment and pelvis
Doctor :   to know the size of the Ovarian Cysts
User :   i got Ultrasound for more than 5 times before marriage also and they said tat they have 10 to 15 small cysts in both ovaries.
Doctor :   treatment firstly would be Medications for regulating your menstrual cycle
Long term would be managing cardiovascular risks, such as obesity, high blood cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure.
Doctor :   In that case i would suggest you to get the Scan done just before you can plan in on the Surgery since that is the Next best treatment modality in you
User :   Doc i had my tests few days back I have low sugar level and my cholestrol level is also low than the normal
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   That's fine but they are only associated features of PCOD
User :   Doc one thing more I want to ask u
Doctor :   You will have to go in for the Laproscopic Ovarian Drilling and that will certainly help you in regu;arising the
Doctor :   Regularizing the cycles and possible chances of conception..
Doctor :   You were asking something..
Doctor :   Are you there XXXXXXXX ?
User :   Doctor since childhood while sleeping in deep sleep I make a voice only teeth, and my teeth start frictioning with each other like people do when it is very cold. And the sound is very loud it is not snoring but some say there are worms and I have taken medicines from atleast 20 docs but till now no body has cured me
Doctor :   It would not be the case it is purely ENT related and can be cured by a minor Procedure
User :   what is the reason and can i ever overcome from that problem , of teeth being producing voice which i cant feel but others hear
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Doctor :   Yes as i have mentioned it can be over come easily by minor Procedure and will help you
User :   Ok thank U doctor for sharing so useful information

Doctor :   You are Welcome XXXXXXXX ..

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