Polycystic Ovarian Disease

Polycystic ovarian disease causes hormonal imbalance and affects women in their childbearing years. The common symptoms include irregular periods, heavy menstruation, hair growth on face and body, acne, male-pattern baldness, headaches, weight gain, and formation of dark patches of skin.

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Is it dangerous to have polycystic ovaries?

Query: Hello doctor, It is about one of my closely known relative who is of the age of 19 now and has tested her thyroid and USG was done. Her weight is 80 kg and height almost 165 cm. I just want to know two things on the basis of the two reports that I will be attaching here within. Polycystic ovarian...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Polycystic ovaries can give problems in conceiving. 50 to 60 females have polycystic ovaries. So right now there is no need to worry and especially if her period is regular. There is no such treatment to take right now. She may require treatment to get pregnant. Otherw...  Read Full »

I have bulky ovaries with multiple small follicles. Can I take Ipill?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an ultrasonography which states I have bulky ovaries with multiple small follicles. I wanna know what does that mean and can I take Ipill and is it safe?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The report to me is normal with normal size uterus and also the ovarian size even though it mentions bulky ovaries (attachment removed to protect patient identity). But an ovary is considered bulky if the volume of each is more than 10 cc. The presence of small multi...  Read Full »

I have polycystic ovaries and wish to conceive. Please guide me.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female, I am having polycystic ovaries. I wish to conceive. Please guide me regarding treatment.  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As you have shared that you have a past history of PCOD and is trying to conceive. PCOS is a complex disease but not difficult to manage once the hormonal imbalance is corrected. I would suggest to consult a gynecologist and take proper follow...  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 »

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 »

I have missed periods for two months. Is it due to polycystic ovarian disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I have missed periods for two months. I am trying to conceive but the test is negative. I have bilateral polycystic ovaries. Is there any problem? I am taking tablets for pregnancy.  Read Full »


Dr. Donalyn S. Barcial

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. Given that you have a condition of bilateral polycystic ovaries, chances are you are having a polycystic ovarian disease. Besides polycystic ovaries, you may be suffering from hyperandrogenism, basically high level of androgen hormones which...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to use Diane pills for polycystic ovary?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old with the polycystic left ovary. I have been taking Diane pills (Cyproterone Acetate or EthinylEstradiol) for about three years now. I would like to ask if it is okay for long term use? I mean does it have any severe complications of side effect on prolonged use? And I t...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diane pill is a fourth generation OCP (oral contraceptive pill), that is, an advanced generation pill. Apart from its contraceptive use, it is more often used for its wonderful non contraceptive use. As it is an OCP, it will definitely prevent pregnancy. For a young gir...  Read Full »

I took three I-pills within two weeks. Will it have any side effects?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 year old woman. I took three I-pill tablets within two weeks. Will it have any side effects? Are my chances of pregnancy low? Also, I have polycystic ovaries. Waiting for your answer.  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I-pill should not be taken more than once in a cycle. If you need to take it three times within two weeks, then it is better to take regular contraceptive pills for three weeks and repeat after a week gap. It will treat your polycystic disease and prevent pregnancy. ...  Read Full »

Can I take an emergency pill if I am taking medicines for PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 25 year old female, diagnosed with PCOD. Since last week, I am taking tablet Normoz for that. I had unprotected sex today, that is, on the 14th day of my menstrual cycle. I took the Unwanted-72 pill within one hour. What are the chances of conceiving? Can I get pregnant? Plea...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As you took Unwanted-72 within one hour of unprotected sex, the chance of pregnancy is almost nil. So, wait and watch for your menses. Hope you found this useful. Good luck. For more information consult an ...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant with only one matured follicle?

Query: Hi doctor, I had PCOD. Please check my scan report and explain it. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your problem. Are you taking any medicine? Are you trying for pregnancy? The report shows that you have a mature follicle in the left ovary which may rupture in one or two days, so you have to continue the scan. Revert back with the answers to the above questi...  Read Full »

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