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I am diagnosed with PCOS. Will metformin help me conceive ?

I am a 23 year old female and have been diagnosed with PCOS.. I had a normal period for around 2 years and then all of a sudden it stopped.. Since i have been diagnosed by a doctor .. The past 2 years however I have got more symptoms such as increased hair growth which is really embarrassing.. I have seen my doctor as I wish to fall pregnant and she prescribed metformin/diaformin.. I have been takin this for approx 4 weeks and recently got some light irregular bleeding for around 4 days.. If I keep taking this medication will I be able to fall pregnant naturally or will my period become stronger? The doctor never helps with the hair growth problem..
Asked On : Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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Hi megan,
Welcome to HCM.
PCOS is characterised by excessive hair growth in unwanted places, obesity and irregular menstrual cycles. Your doctor has correctly prescribed the drugs which are now available for this condition. These tablets will assist you to get pregnant as well as regularise your periods. You need to take these medication for months together for it to be effective. This may not clear your hair growth but may control further hair growth.
Wish you all the Best.
Answered: Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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hi megan
welcome to health care magic
pcos is caused due to female hormone imbalance.most of the time male hormone androgen is increased in pcos condition which is responsible for facial n chest hair growth.
consult homeopath to get rid of pcod permanently without side effects.
homeo medicine will balance hormone levels thus reducing hair growth n prevent its recurrence.
apart from medication 30mins walking is compulsory as weight reduction itself will help in fast recovery.
good luck
Answered: Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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PCOS is a endocrinal disorder. Function of endocrine gland disturbed and result in to hormonal disbalance, which leads to several symptoms like weight gain, unwanted hair, irregular mense, anxiety, infertility etc. So first go for hormonal balance, other symptoms also corrected.
Answered: Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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