Pcod Treatment

PCOD (polycystic ovary disease) is a common hormonal imbalance seen in women. This hormonal imbalance results in symptoms like irregular periods, excess androgen, hair fall, and multiple cysts in the ovaries. Treatment is done by prescribing medicines for irregular periods (birth control pills, Progestin therapy), hair fall (Spironolactone, Eflornithine), and lifestyle changes.

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Why is my bleeding not stopping even after taking Pause-MF tablet?

Query: Hello doctor, A month back, I had spotting, but I started to bleed the next month but not stopped. I take paused Tablet Pause-MF for three days which I took twice daily, and I have the polycystic ovarian disease. Two years back, I had the same complaint, and my doctor suggested Tablet Ovral L. One ...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) is a hormonal condition in which there are irregular periods. Sometimes there is a very little hormone for a cycle to go through and there is reduced bleeding, spotting, or even absence of periods. This can be followed by a perio...  Read Full »

Is weight gain normal during the PCOD treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, I had started treatment for PCOD under your guidance. Now I am contacting you at the end of my second cycle. Presently I am on the 5th day of my menses. Initially, on day one, the flow was way too less and brownish (which I usually see when my menses comes to an end), then it increased i...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are in your third cycle and have already completed two cycles, I am sure you would have already started the third cycle from day three of this cycle now. 1. The oral contraceptive pills generally regulate the blood flow, so bleeding with two pads per day is f...  Read Full »

How to manage PCOD presenting with obesity, irregular periods, fatty liver and depression?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old with a weight of 113 kilograms and a height of five feet eight inches. I have insulin resistance problem for 15 years. I have acanthosis nigricans with PCOD and my periods are irregular. I suffered from jaundice at the age of 10 and it has damaged my liver causing fatty...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most of your problems are due to PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) and its complications are obesity, diabetes, facial hair, hypertension, and depression. You need to manage depression first and do a thyroid profile soon. You need to consult a gynecologist soon to mana...  Read Full »

Can PCOD cause heavy hair loss?

Query: I am a female aged 26 years.I suffer from PCOD for the past 10 years. I have severe hair loss issues. Hair regowth is not seen much and only a few periods are irregular. Earlier new hairs grew in place of those fallen out and growth rate was high even if hair loss was severe. But now I've lost almos...  Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, welcome to icliniq, there is an association between, PCOS and hair loss (female pattern hair loss) characterised by thinking of hair in frontal and vertex areas of scalp. you might notice it by widening of midline part, as seen in your picture. There are some inventions that can be done like ...  Read Full »

Can Provera cause miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOS, and I missed my last two periods. Can I take Meprate or Deviry? In case I am pregnant, I want to keep the baby. Will these medicines cause abortion?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You can definitely take either of the medicines, they both are the same. They are both Medroxyprogesterone acetate, and it is the same hormone which is released from your ovaries in the second half of periods after ovulation. In PCOD (polycystic ovar...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant while taking medicines for PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27 years now. Two years back I was diagnosed with PCOS. My weight is 60 kg now. I consumed Met PCO care and Ginette 35 for the last two years. Here I am attaching my last USG report. I want to know if I will able to get pregnant or not and moreover, what is the last age for getti...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepika Joshi Khare

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stop Ginette (Ethinyl Estradiol) if you want to plan. You can continue with Met PCO care (D-Chiro-Inositol and Methylfolate). Do some lifestyle and dietary modifications. Stop junk food. Lose some weight. You will conceive. Fertility usually starts decreasing after 3...  Read Full »

Can you please suggest medicines for PCOS?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28 year old female. I am diagnosed with PCOS. I have irregular periods since seven months, excess unwanted facial and body hair, hair loss from the scalp and weight gain. Can I take homeopathy medicine for PCOS and its symptoms? If yes, then what medicine do I need to take? I wan...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. Also, you should know that PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) cannot be cured completely. Medications and homeopathy control the symptoms only and increase the chance of fertility if required. I suggest: 1. Oral contraceptive pills such ...  Read Full »

How long should Kazharchi Kaai powder be taken for PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor,As I have PCOD problem and also cyst, I take tablets for period. My friend suggested Kalachikai powder. I used it for 30 days continuously, but no use. How many days should I take that powder and how to overcome this problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Kumar

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), powder Kalachikai has a good effect, but the duration of treatment is long (more than three months). For proper evaluation of disease, please go for USG whole abdomen and other investigations. If the size and number of cysts ar...  Read Full »

I have PCOD, under treatment and missed a period with white discharge. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23-years-old. I have irregular periods from five years. I have PCOD problem (hormonal imbalance, delay periods) three months before I consulted a doctor and gave me Ovacet and Regestrone (day16 today 25) for two months. In these two months periods are regular. Last month I used on...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Patients with PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) are advised low dose hormones for regularisation of cycles. In your case, you were given estrogen (Ovacet) and progesterone (Regestron) to be eaten separately. Ovacet forms endometrium and progesterone matures it into s...  Read Full »

Is it true that while taking Kalarchikai during PCOD, we would not get our periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am taking Kalarchikai for 45 days, but I did not get my periods. I have a PCOD problem. Is true that while taking Kalarchikai during PCOD, we would not get our periods?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kalarchikai is good medicine to manage PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease). But you have not mentioned here how much you are taking and what is the size of cysts. Irregular menstruation depends on imbalances in FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) and LH (Luteinizing hor...  Read Full »

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