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Polycystic ovary syndrome, menstrual problem, continuous bleeding for 2 months

Hi, i m 29 yrs old and i have recently diagnosed as PCO i got married before 5 months. at the time of marriage i have used table for postponing my period . From then my menstruation problem has started, i have continuous bleeding from past 2 months. when i consult doctor for my problem they prescribed medicines when i use them my period will get control and later, after stopping medicines again i m getting bleeding. recently i have consulted a GYN she told me to go for a follicular Study treatment ( for conceiving) as i m getting older and few are saying me to wait for at least an year to get any treatment. i m confused and worried about my position now. i m just curious to know is there any permanent treatment for PCO to regulate my periods.
Asked On : Tue, 17 Apr 2012
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The permanent treatment for PCOS is correction of the underlying condition if there is one. In women who are diabetic or borderline diabetic, metformin ( a diabetes medication) is helpful. In women who are overweight, weight loss will eliminate or decrease PCOS symptoms. Weight around the abdominal area is especially significant for pcos.
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To answer your most important question there is treatment to reduce the symptoms of PCO and regulate the periods. However if you are looking for permanent cure then PCO cannot be cured per se.There are some surgeries in which they drill holes in the ovaries to help release of ova but not a definite cure.
Most of the time the treatment for PCO is to give hormonal pills to regulate the periods. But if you want to get pregnant then you need to stop the contraceptive pill and take up follicular studies along with some other medicines that your Gynecologist will prescribe.
Ideally considering your age and condition it is better to go ahead with conceiving. Waiting may not be fruitful.Do not worry. have a healthy diet and begin physical exercises as it benefits a lot of patients with this condition.
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