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salem4.20

810d

I haven't had a period in over 5 years its going on 11 now actually my mother had pcos and tells my I probably won't be able to have kids the one thing I want the most in the world:( ive been growing facial hair sense 5th grade im in 12th now I have more facial hair than most boys my age I just need tip and tick to help with my facial hair idk what im doing ive been shaving for so long but it leaves my red and bumpy if idk kinda suffering here

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    • Nezzy

      807d

      Have you been to a gynecologist recently? You do NOT have to settle for an absent period. If you see an OBGYN, please talk to them about jumpstarting a period. Not menstruating can lead to buildup in your uterus which could cause more problems later in life…even cancer. I see a reproductive endocrinologist who has done wonders for me with different meds. I have some recommendations if you’re interested: - Inositol, a powdered supplement, helps with lowering testosterone, maintaining good ovarian health, and helps with insulin levels - Spironolactone can help with reducing androgens (which makes you hairy) - Metformin is an option but you’ll likely have to take birth control with it bc it can cause birth defects - Spearmint tea can help reduce body hair Please don’t lose hope! But self advocating is sooo important right now. You can do it 🙌

    • Nezzy

      807d

      Have you been to a gynecologist recently? You do NOT have to settle for an absent period. If you see an OBGYN, please talk to them about jumpstarting a period. Not menstruating can lead to buildup in your uterus which could cause more problems later in life…even cancer. I see a reproductive endocrinologist who has done wonders for me with different meds. I have some recommendations if you’re interested: - Inositol, a powdered supplement, helps with lowering testosterone, maintaining good ovarian health, and helps with insulin levels - Spironolactone can help with reducing androgens (which makes you hairy) - Metformin is an option but you’ll likely have to take birth control with it bc it can cause birth defects - Spearmint tea can help reduce body hair Please don’t lose hope! But self advocating is sooo important right now. You can do it 🙌

    • AK11

      809d

      I didn’t have a period for 8 years and last month I got one on my own and ovulated. It IS possible. I made a lot of lifestyle changes and take metformin

    • EmiEmi

      809d

      You have to check out Dr Natalie Underberg. Her Instagram is @the.pcos.doc - she’s incredible. Also the supplement Ovasitol is very helpful for hair growth.

    • Ailith

      810d

      I’d suggest looking for a facial cream that removes hair, it helped me a lot because it doesn’t cause bumps or irritation on my face but do your research before you just choose one cream because everyone’s skin is different I also wanted to add that I’ve known SO many other women that have PCOS and that also birthed their own children but I completely understand having anxiety about being fertile or not but just know that there is a chance

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