PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which is a common hormonal problem seen in females in the reproductive age. Here, the ovaries fail to release eggs regularly because of the formation of many small fluid-filled follicles in them. Women with PCOS have irregular menstrual periods, and the levels of androgen (male sex hormone) are elevated.
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Trying to conceive. For what purpose is Dronis given?
Query: Hello doctor, I got married 15 months back. From then I am trying to conceive. I am having irregular periods only after marriage. For the past two months, my period occurred in a gap of 45 days. When I consulted my doctor, I got to know it as PCOS. I am using B-long tablet in the morning, afternoon ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As you told you are having irregular periods and you have been taking treatment for PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), it is good. For getting pregnant there are some treatment methods available, you have to take something for ovulation i... Read Full »
Apart from Yasmin, what can I take to control PCOS?
Query: Hi doctor, I have PCOS, hypothyroidism and pituitary Cushing's disease. I am taking Yasmin, Glucophage 850 mg and T4 150 mg. As I have to take Metyrapone for Cushing's my doctor recommended stopping Yasmin. But if I stop it, I do not have period for months and I get acne all over my body. What can... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Metyrapone (Metopirone) is an orphan medication that holds the FDA approval (Food and Drug Administration) for the diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome and is occasionally used off-label for short-term treatment of Cushing’s syndrome prior to surgery. Metyrapone prevent... Read Full »
My wife is 8 weeks pregnant and taking Asmita. Can pregnancy be continued?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife had irregular periods. We consulted a gynecologist and she suggested starting Asmita tablet for 21 days and Oosure tablet for a month. We started medication from mid of last month. Now, ultrasound says that she is 8 weeks pregnant. My question is can she continue the pregna... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Both the drugs Asmita 21 (combination of Drospirenone and Ethinyl estradiol) and Oosure tablets (Myo-Inositol) have been advised to her presuming that she was a case of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and had concerns regarding ovulation. But, as Asmita are es... Read Full »
I have PCOS, and I am trying to conceive but cannot do it. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I missed my periods for three months four years ago, and after all investigations, I was diagnosed with PCOS. The doctor prescribed six months course to regularise periods as Diane and Normoz. And during this course, my husband and I did not even plan once for a baby. As I stopped my c... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. At present, again, you did not get your menses. Multiple hormonal intakes are not nice as they also have side effects. I suggest you take a tablet of Primolute N (Norethisterone) 10 mg twice daily for seven days and wait one to two weeks for the menses. After that, s... Read Full »
I had cramps and light bleeding after taking Medroxyprogesterone. Could this be due to pregnancy?
Query: Hi doctor, For the past eight years, I have been living with PCOS. My last period was on four months back, when I withdrew from Medroxyprogesterone. For the following three months, I did not have any periods and refrained from sexual activity. This month, I engaged in sexual activity while taking pr... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcom to icliniq.com If you have had polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) for eight years and have been having withdrawal bleeds with hormone treatment, but are now unable to have regular bleeds, even with hormone treatment, it would be beneficial if you would send me your detailed gynecological,... Read Full »
I am a 31-year-old unmarried woman with increased prolactin levels, PCOS, and associated anxiety. Are my problems due to the lack of sex?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old female, and I am unmarried. I suffer from panic, increased prolactin hormone, and PCOS. I am getting myself treated by many doctors. Still, I did not recover, and I often had keen sexual desire, which increased my anxiety. So are all my symptoms due to having no sex ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your problem. All these hormonal imbalances cause fluctuations in sexual desire and mood. I would suggest you follow the following, which will help in recovery. 1. Eat a healthy, nutritious diet, and focus on reducing weight; weight reduction will impro... Read Full »
I have PCOD along with irregular periods and my gynecologist advised a transrectal ultrasound. Can you suggest an alternative to transrectal ultrasound?
Query: Hi doctor, I went to an obstructive gynecologist to see if I had PCOS since my period would skip for one to two months, or I would have it twice a month. I am 19 years old, if my age is relevant, and also a virgin. The doctor suggested that they do a transrectal ultrasound to see if I have PCOS so t... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A transabdominal scan can be done over the abdomen wall. Transrectal or Transvaginal ultrasound is not needed. However, to regulate your menstrual cycle: Do perineal and pelvic exercises regularly. Do yoga and pranayam regularly. Take flax seeds regularly. Take Ca... Read Full »
How to confirm the reason for my abortion?
Query: Hi doctor, I had some hormonal imbalance problem. I had my last periods two months back. I became pregnant and took an hCG test. It was 121 and I took viability scan at 7.6 weeks. The heart rate was 92 bpm, which is less compared to one week. So, doctor suggested me to repeat a scan after two weeks.... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your ovarian reserve appears to be good. Recurrent abortion needs evaluation for the following. Parental karyotype abnormality, uterine abnormalities, antiphospholipid syndrome, immunologic dysfunction, thyroid dysfunction, diabetes mellitus, polycystic ovary ... Read Full »
Are there any tests available that I can do to detect PCOS since my ultrasound scan was not clear?
Query: Hi doctor,I had late periods for the past three months. Is there any blood test or hormone test that I can do to detect PCOS since my ultrasound scan was not clear due to overweight? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The cause of delayed periods may be due to stress, anemia, or thyroid dysfunction. I suggest getting a complete blood count and a thyroid profile done and reverting with the reports. In the case of overweight, I also suggest checking the levels of LH (luteinizing hormon... Read Full »
I have PCOS, I had my period after three months, but my flow reduced on the third day. Is it okay?
Query: Hi doctor,I have been a PCOS patient for the past eight years. I had my last period three months back as I have withdrawn my tablet Medroxyprogesterone. After these periods, I have not got any periods in the last three months and was not even sexually active. I have recently got sexually active this... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I recommend you exercise and make lifestyle changes, precautionshaving some lifestyle changes, precautions, investigations, and medications. I suggest the following: Daily walk and exercise to obtain a normal BMI (body mass index) ratio and ... Read Full »