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What does pcod mean ?

hi ... my problem is periods ... i done with ultra sound . it says left hand side is damage and right side is working . but i didn t get my periods after 26november . doctor says it s pcod
Asked On : Fri, 14 Jan 2011
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Radiologist 's  Response
May 2014
Thanks for writing in.

PCOD is a short form of Polycystic Ovarian Disease.
This is a benign condition affecting many women in the reproductive age group.
There are many features of PCOD before confirming a diagnosis.

Ultrasound features are:
Enlarged ovaries (volume > 10 cc)
Multiple small peripherally arranged follicles in ovaries (necklace pattern)
Echogenic stroma.

Other clinical symptoms to be considered are
Weight gain
Increased body hair
Decreased or absence of periods without pregnancy or any other explainable reason.

Treatment of PCOD includes female hormone tablets.

Hope this helps.
Answered: Thu, 4 Jul 2013
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OBGYN Dr. Rhea Chanda's  Response
Hello,Pcod is common is women and a main symptoms is irregular periods.You need to see a gyneacologist for furthur treatment of pcod.
Answered: Fri, 14 Jan 2011
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