How do I get a new doctor to test me for PCOS without ruling out anything that they could consider as well? So stressed just thinking about seeing a gp tomorrow. I'm not going on birth control, so I don't even know what they'll suggest
What's the best way to deal with PCOS symptoms and period pains in the summer months especially when going to visit your partner's family who live in a different part of the country to you and you can only travel by train? I am going to be taking plenty of underwear and pads (I can't use tampons as my periods can very from being barely worth calling it a period to flooding everywhere... I hate when I flood as I refuse to go out. I'm just hoping that my current one disappears before we go away on the 7th of next month.
what are your periods generally like with PCOS and do you also have digestive issues that flare at the same time?? 😬
hey all! I was diagnosed with PCOS a few months ago. I'd go months between periods, painful and heavy when they came, my blood work showed my hormones were all over the place and i started growing hair on my neck 😬 I also have PTSD which I was diagnosed after a traumatic event last year. I feel exhausted all the time, loss of executive function and some days I'm just emotionally and physically exhausted. I don't know how much of that is PTSD or how much it's PCOS. I'd love to hear what other people's experiences with PCOS have been. how does it affect your motivation and energy?? also has anyone found any treatments that are not the pill? I want to get on top of my PCOS but don't even know where to start 🤯
I have PCOS and I've had it for a long time. I know so much about the syndrome and what to do to get healthy, but I'm stuck in a sort of limbo. I lack motivation and follow through to make myself do what I need to do. Does anyone else feel this way? What did you do to get past it? I really want to have a baby but that isn't motivating me at the moment because if I go to all this effort to TTC and then still can't, I don't think I'd cope...
basically I've recently been diagnosed with endometriosis and PCOM (cysts on the ovaries). After years of suffering with really bad periods and them being so painful, pain during and after sex etc. and would just like some advice and stories of women who have the same thing and how they cope and what they find helps them with this. I'm currently on tramadol and ibuprofen for pain relief and constantly using hot water bottles which doesn't seem to help.
Has anyone had a surgery where they cauterize or burn the entire surface of the ovaries? I have growths on my ovaries from endometriosis and my doctor wants to go in and burn all the endo they see and both of my ovaries so nothing more can grow on them. She also said this would help with my PCOS. I can’t tolerate any of the endo meds so I know I’ll be having surgery every 1-3 years but wondered if this was all that different from excision because that’s the only thing I ever hear about. I believe they cauterize the area after anyways so this seems like a good idea but had never heard of it before. I trust my doctor but there’s so much contradictory information and misinformation.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Polycystic Ovary (PCOS)
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Has anyone else with lupus or pcos started facing their hair fall out? It’s only a little but every time I touch my hair pieces fall out
Hi, I was just diagnosed with endometriosis and pcos. was hoping to connect with others with it to help see how you cope with it.
Does anyone take tablets or creams for excessive hair growth? what are your experiences? I used to take the pill which didn't help with any of my symptoms and made me pile on weight also.. is there anything is working for you guys?
struggling with weight gain with PCOS. wanting to conceive and doctors all say to "lose weight" sounds easy but it's not :( does anyone have any tips and tricks. diet suggestions etc. supplements? what helps you? I also think I'm insulin resistant
I'm pretty sure i had an ovarian cyst rupture a couple nights ago and I'm still not feeling too hot any tips to help with the nausea? or with the dizziness
so recently I've been trying to lose weight.. but the only things that tend to work are not eating... which obviously isn't good.. and it seems like every time I try to start up a different way I lose motivation too quickly for anything to be effective.. I'm 5'3 and 200lbs.. anyone have any suggestions or anything that'll help...? I feel like PCOS may be affecting it too..
This is a little embarrassing but... This is something I have been dealing with since I started puberty and I noticed has been linked to PCOS. I am STRUGGLING with B.O., especially in the armpit area. I have been through so many antiperspirants and soaps both made for men and women and The BO breaks through all very quickly. Does anyone else deal with this? If so what's your method to treat it? P.S I use Old Spice and it works the longest but I live in a tropical area where it's hot often so every time I sweat it breaks through quicker than usual. 😭
Hello everyone! I am an 18 year old genderfluid transmasc looking to see about getting a hysterectomy covered by insurance. I have many reasons to want this surgery but the strongest of which is health worries. My mothers side of family has a lot of uterine and ovarian cancers and I'd like a hysterectomy to feel less in danger of those chances. Are there any gynos that reccomened hysterectomies due to health concerns?
Are there any other trans men (or anyone else under the umbrella) with PCOS? I know sometimes it can be hard to relate to others with it who are women, I'm also trans and have PCOS and have been trying to look for a more understanding community
I don't know what to do! I've been bleeding so bad that I have been going through 2-3 overnight pads an hour and I'm in unbelievable pain.
Anyone know a good PCOS diet without fish or vegetables?
Has anyone had: Prostap Injections??? just want to no about them I've got to have 1 every 4weeks until I lose enough weight for endo surgery, was also told today i have Polycystic ovary syndrome
just got back from a gyny appointment, they found I have found I've got PCOS, they want to do a laproscopy still to get rid of endo but I need to loose a stone first, she can see from log I'm barley eating so has said I need to ho through weight loss meds with gp...any information on PCOS or weight drugs please fill me in
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