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Trying to concieve. Diagnosed with polycystic ovaries. No help from IUI, Glycomet. Suggestions?

i am 26 year old got married 2 years back and trying hard to get pregnant i am diagnosed with bilateral polycystic ovaries an year ago.. initially after my marrage my gynocologist treated me with birth control pills for 6 months because i had irregular period problem and due to personal reasons i could not visit her again then after one year i went to other fertility specialist and she advised to do IUI and we did 2 IUI S which was failed then doctor suggested me to go for laparoscopy but i did not do that. Then 4 months back i meet my family doctor the one who gave me birth control pills and she suggested me to take glycomet 500 tablet and its been since 4 months but still no result and i am gaining weight and i have irregular periods but last month at menstrual time i did not get the enough bleeding and it was same this month also , please help me how i can improve my firtility and get pregnancy soon and how i can get free from this bilateral polycystic ovaries
Asked On : Sun, 30 Dec 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
thanks for your query.
PCOD ( polycystic ovarian disease ) is one of the most common conditions affecting women in reproductive age group.
It is characterized by multiple small follicles in the ovaries, of which none ovulate, and hence, pregnancy is a problem
ALongwith you may have other conditions like diabetes, insulin resistance, increased androgens in the body etc and irregular periods.
Please follow an Infertility Specialist, and have your complete workup for PCOD done which includes FSH, LH, adrenal hormones, thyroid profile and blood sugars.
Also, your partners semen testing is essential.
What was the pattern during the previous IUI ? Did you successfully ovulate?
If not you need further medication/injections to help you ovulate.
Since you are 26, you have time on your side. Please go for tubal patency testing ( laparoscopy ) as advised and then for further IUI./ IVF.
Please remember that weight reduction and an active, healthy lifestyle are the key factors to control PCOD.
Take care
Answered: Mon, 7 Jan 2013
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