PCOS is a hormone imbalance
that can cause irregular periods, unwanted hair growth, and acne. Some of the common signs include:Irregular periods ,Hirsutism,Acne,Weight gain and/or trouble losing weight,Patches of dark skin on the back of the neck and other areas, called "acanthosis nigricans",Infertility or impaired fertility due to irregular periods or lack of ovulation.
Other signs are-Hair thinning, tags under the armpits or neck area,High total cholesterol
, High blood pressure
,Pre-diabetes or in some cases, diabetes.
in PCOS also causes dark patches.
Fasting Glucose:Insulin ratio may be useful as a screening test for insulin resistance in obese non-Hispanic white PCOS women.