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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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Should I raise the dosage of Clomid 50 mg to 100 mg to get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old female. My husband and I have been trying for the last six months for a baby. But I discovered that I had PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) and diabetes three months back. Now diabetes is under control as I am taking Metformin 500 mg twice a day. I am walking and exerc...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Yes, Clomid (Clomiphene) can help in ovulation. It induces the growth of one ovum, which usually does not occur in PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). But this ovulation has to be followed up with either follicular study (scan to see w...  Read Full »

When to expect periods after taking tablet Dronis 30 mg for 21 days?

Query: Hi doctor, I have irregular periods. I started taking tablet Dronis 30 mg 25 days back and continued the medication for 21 days. I took the medicine every night after food. I noticed spotting on the next day of my medication, and it lasted for two days. And also, I got intimate five days after taki...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Spotting immediately after taking any hormonal pills is due to hormonal changes, and it is considered a minor side effect. The spotting will go away in the following cycles. If you have been taking the pills regularly (same time every day)...  Read Full »

Is it possible to get pregnant with fibroids and polycystic ovaries?

Query: Hi doctor, I am newly married for two months and had my last period a month and a half ago. I have done a urine test and blood hCG test that shows no pregnancy. I recently had a transvaginal ultrasound where many issues like fibroids, polycystic ovary, and thin uterus were detected. The ultrasound ...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern, 1) You have bilateral polycystic ovaries that causes hormonal imbalance which leads to irregular periods. 2) There are three fibroids which are of significant size, one in the anterior wall, one in posterior wall and one in the fundus. These...  Read Full »

Is it necessary to take medication for PCOS continuously?

Query: Hi doctor, My recent USG showed bilateral polycystic ovaries. Both the ovaries are mildly enlarged with multiple tiny cysts peripherally arranged. I have irregular periods for ten years. And three years ago, I showed the doctor for these tiny cysts. I took Metformin and Normen according to her advi...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder that presents throughout life and is easily managed by medication and lifestyle changes. PCOS makes it difficult to conceive and may present with menstrual problems. This can also lead to oth...  Read Full »

Can a woman with PCOS conceive naturally?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 35 years old with a weight of 194 lbs. I have PCOS. It really makes me hard to reduce my weight. Is there any natural way of conceiving after reducing my weight within three months? Do I need IVF or any other treatments? My local general practitioner told me that I can have abnormal...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you are having post-coital bleeding and going to do a PAP (Papanicolaou test) smear, then it is advisable to be abstinent from sex for at least a week before the procedure. In the condition of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), it is difficult to lose weight and you...  Read Full »

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