Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

About "Polycystic Ovary Syndrome"

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS is a hormonal problem, commonly seen in women in the reproductive age group. This hormonal imbalance causes irregular periods, heavy menstrual bleeding, facial hair, weight gain, male-pattern baldness, etc. Here, due to the formation of many fluid-filled follicles in the ovaries, there is a failure to release eggs regularly.

Related Terms: Pcos, Pcod, Symptoms Of Pcos, Irregular Periods, Pcod Treatment, Obesity, Polycystic Ovarian Disease

Recently Answered Questions

Will I get my periods correctly by next cycle?
Query: Hello doctor, I had a medical abortion about two months back. Last month, I did not get my natural periods. So, this month I took the tablet Primolut N and got my period. I took FSH and LH test and it was in 1:1 ratio. On the 12th day of my LMP, I took a follicular scan. There was no follicle seen ...  Read Full »
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Polycystic ovary syndrome may lead to a lack of ovulation or delayed ovulation. So, lack of ovulation on the 12th day of the last menstrual period does not mean that ovulation will not happen this month, it may be just delayed. I suggest that you follow up the ovulation...  Read Full »
How to Prevent Long Term Consequences of PCOS?
Article Overview: In this article, I will describe PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), its causes, investigations, complications, long-term consequences and tips to deal with PCOS.  Read Article »
Dr. Uzma Arqam
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

PCOS is one of the most common endocrine disorders in females and the most common cause of anovulatory subfertility. The prevalence is 6 to 7 % in the childbearing age group, although it differs according to the ethnicity. It is a diagnosis of exclusion (all other pathologies are to be excluded like ...  Read Article »
What are the foods to eat and avoid in PCOS?
Query: Dear doctor, People with PCOS, can they drink apple juice? Does it help? What should people with PCOS eat and should not eat?  Read Full »
Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. People with PCOS (polycystic ovaries syndrome) usually are obese or overweight. However, there are lean people with PCOS also. People with PCOS will usually have insulin resistance. So, try to avoid sugary foods and keep a check on your weight and follow a regular exe...  Read Full »
I have thick and foul-smelling vaginal discharge. What to do?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old, and my husband is 30 years old, and I have PCOS from the past 11 years. We are married for a year and a half. My periods are irregular, and sometimes I do not get periods for 8 to 9 months. I used to get periods after taking Meprate. With Clomifene, I got two cycles...  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), you should plan the treatment first and then plan a pregnancy. This involves weight reduction, oral contraceptive pills for three months, the ones with Cyproterone acetate to reduce testosterone levels and also most import...  Read Full »
What is the use of Persinal and Lupride injection?
Query: Hi doctor, I have PCOS and planning for pregnancy. Last month I had HSG. My doctor told that my tubes are clear. My LMP was 25 days back. This month I had Persinal injection on my 3rd, 5th and 7th day. On 9th day my follicle was at the size of 19 mm. My doctor gave an injection called Lupride on my ...  Read Full »
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) which signifies that you have some problem in ovulation and subsequent fertilization of egg. As your tubes are open, you need some assistance for ovulation and to develop a good quality embryo. I suppose that you are goin...  Read Full »
Am I taking the right homeopathy medicine for PCOD?
Query: Hello doctor, I am taking Testosterone 30 to reduce testosterone as I am a PCOD patient but the pharmacist told me that it increases testosterone. Please reply. I have taken contraceptives, Metformin and ayurveda treatment for the same. I am undergoing laser treatment for facial hair.  Read Full »
Dr. Potnuru Srinivaasa Sudhakar
Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The root cause of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a hormonal disturbance. In homeopathy, the medicine corrects the disturbance without any side effect. No need to panic and get confused about what is the best treatment for PCOS. Testosterone is used for hypogona...  Read Full »
My daughter suffers with heavy periods and weight gain. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 15 years old and weighs 99 kg. She has immense pains during periods following which she cannot go to school for around 10 days a month. She has PCOS. She is in grade 10. She was on tablet Deviry and Ovacare. She also faints at times during periods. Earlier, she used to blee...  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. She is a case of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). She is having anovulatory cycles with decreased estradiol levels and painful menses with severe premenstrual symptoms. She needs to be placed on low dose oral contraceptive pills for at least three to six months and M...  Read Full »
I am on medication for PCOD. Do I need to take I-pill after unprotected sex?
Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex approximately 18 hours ago. I am worried if I should take I-pill. I am already taking medication for PCOD since one year. There has been some improvement and my period is due in a day or two. The medication that I am taking is Calcarea phosphorica 200 and Jonosia Ash...  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are a known case of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) there are chances that you may have delayed ovulation ad hence delayed menses. So, you must take an emergency contraceptive pill within 72 hours of last intercourse. Again you are on homeopathic medication whi...  Read Full »
My 16 year old daughter has PCOS. What are the precautions I need to take?
Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 16 years old. She has irregular periods. Sometimes, the cycle lasts 15 to 20 days, while on some months, it lasts 40 days. Her doctor advised an ultrasound scan. She was diagnosed with cysts on the right and left ovaries. Her cervix size is 7.5. She was asked to take es...  Read Full »
Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Initial periods around puberty can be irregular. If the diagnosis of PCOS (polycystic ovaries syndrome) is correct, she may require medicines to make her periods regular. PCOS girls are at a risk of obesity, diabetes, hypertension and endometrial hyperplasia. ...  Read Full »
I have multiple cysts over periphery of ovaries but want to conceive. What to do?
Query: Hello doctor, I have irregular periods. After an ultrasound, I came to know that I have multiple cysts over the periphery of ovaries. I want to conceive as I am trying for two months but failed. Tell me what to do.  Read Full »
Dr. Neha Singh Rathod
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The scan report you have mentioned (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows that you have a condition called PCOS (polycystic ovaries syndrome). It is because of hormonal changes. There is nothing to worry about. Lifestyle modifications, fiber-rich diet, ...  Read Full »


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