Symptoms Of Pcos

PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a condition caused due to hormonal imbalance in women. It results in symptoms like irregular periods, heavy menstrual bleeding, excess facial and body hair, weight gain, acne, male-pattern baldness, and headaches.

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I am a 30-year-old woman. Can I use Diane 35 and Neodipar for PCOS treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. Can I use Diane 35 once a day with Neodipar 500 mg twice a day for PCOS treatment?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. It would be better if you send me a detailed gynecological, medical, drug, and obstetric history. Have you had blood tests and a transvaginal scan for PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease)? If you have been investigated recen...  Read Full »

Despite taking medications for my PCOS, I did not get my period yet. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am facing a serious issue. My periods got missed for the last two months, this has happened for the first time. After the first month I went to a gynecologist she did an ultrasound and found I was having ovary cysts. She gave me medications and told me that I will get periods. Then 15 da...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are 17 years old and still in the phase of developing your reproductive system. For months or even years after puberty, many girls experience irregular or anovulatory cycles. 1. Have you recently experienced any abnormal hair growth or any sudden increase in weight...  Read Full »

Are my symptoms due to PCOS?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old white female. My height is 5'4" and weight is 165 lbs. I am a healthy athlete (crossfit athlete and a former state champion). I had a very high stress as entrepreneur for more than 5 years. My initial complaints were low energy, depression, fatigue, irregular, heavy per...  Read Full »

Dr. Bindiya Thakkar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This is probably PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) as you mentioned. Your history is consistent with it. I need the actual report of testosterone to know the method used for analysis and whether it was total or bioavailable testosterone. I noticed the liver fu...  Read Full »

I have not got my periods for six months due to polycystic ovarian syndrome. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor. I am a 24-year-old female. I weigh 133 pounds, and I am five feet tall. I have PCOS. I got my period only once in the past year, and it lasted for three days and was light. It has been six months since my last period, and I have not had another till now. I also suffer from leg cramps, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Your symptoms are related to polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Consult a nephrologist regarding the high protein and BUN (blood urea nitrogen). Ta...  Read Full »

I am on the eighth day of my period, and the bleeding has not stopped. Please suggest something.

Query: Hi doctor, PCOS and bleeding have not stopped even after eight days. There was a gap last month. What should I do to stop this heavy bleeding? Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Menstrual irregularities in your case, could be due to hormonal imbalance caused by PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is a endocrinal disorder in which hormonal imbalance will ...  Read Full »

Which medicine is effective in removing my unwanted facial hair?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old girl. I have unwanted hair on my upper lips and chin. My breast size is also small. Is there any medicine which will help in getting rid of these problems?  Read Full »

Dr. Swaraj Waddankeri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do you have hair anywhere else say tummy, back, thighs, around the nipples? Do you have a lot of acne also along with your excess hair growth? Is there any family history of similar problems? Are your menstrual cycles normal? Are there any irregularities? Di...  Read Full »

I have a history of PCOS, hypothyroidism, and insulin resistance. How to treat the symptoms associated with them?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37-year-old woman who is 1.70 meters tall and 60 kg in weight. I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was 14-years-old. Two years ago, I was diagnosed with insulin resistance and hypothyroidism, for which I am taking T4 50 μmg. Now, I feel constant bloating, and my abdomen is distended....  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Fortunately, your hormone levels are within the normal ranges, and the symptoms you mentioned suggest food sensitivity and are likely due to gluten. So I suggest you avoid bread, wheat, oats, and barley for six mon...  Read Full »

I have a Mirena coil inserted, but I feel hormonal with sore breasts and bloating. Are these side effects of Mirena coil?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a Mirena coil inserted, and my period has been regular after insertion (I have PCOS, and my period was not regular before Mirena coil insertion). Last month I had sexual intercourse on the eighth day of my period but got a light period a few days after, even though my period finish...  Read Full »

Dr. Muntaqa Butt

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Delay in menses is a common thing among females. A delay of up to one week (seven to ten days) is considered normal if it happens once or twice in a year and if there is no underlying disease. But in your case, you have PCOS (polycystic ova...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with multiple follicles in the ovaries and experience severe pain. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a history of multiple follicles (20 each) on both ovaries. I have not taken any medications for that yet. I have severe pain at times that goes off only when taking Morphine. I have taken blood tests and an ultrasound.  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your ultrasound (attachment removed to protect patient's identity) suggests a polycystic appearance of the ovaries, but having polycystic ovaries and a polycystic ovarian syndrome called PCOS is entirely different. It depends on your symptoms. Do you have any menstru...  Read Full »

I am 20 years old, taking vitamin C and zinc supplements, and have one-side nipple discharge and PCOD symptoms. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old. My weight is 65 kg, and my height is 5.2 feet. I am currently on vitamin C and zinc medications. Since last week, I noticed a slight nipple discharge from my left one when squeezed. I think I have pcod symptoms such as weight gain, facial hair, and acne. Could you te...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Following is my opinion on your question. Nipple discharge can be seen when female hormones fluctuate or due to underlying benign breast diseases like fibrocystic disease. I suggest you visit the surgeon for a physical breast examination, and accordingly, an ultraso...  Read Full »

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