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Need to know about PCOS

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Need to know about pcost
Posted Wed, 4 Dec 2013 in General Health
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Brief Answer: Need details... Detailed Answer: Hi, Your question about PCOS seems very broad to provide an useful opinion. PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome is a condition where multiple irregular cyst form in the ovaries. More often than not, the cystic changes are associated with hormonal abnormalities, failure to ovulate regularly resulting in irregular menstrual cycle. One might also suffer from other associated symptoms such as weight gain, acne, hair issues and other cosmetic problems secondary to PCOS. Fertility can also be lowered due to ovulation failure or due to irregular ovulation. It is diagnosed based on ultrasound finding and serum FSH level. The tests are usually combined with other hormonal assay to exclude other associated in suspected women. They are done by gynecologist. I hope this information suffices. We can discuss in depth on the topic of your need. Regards
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