Cyst on the ovary, causing irregular and extreme painful periods. Causes trouble when trying to have children, many people have to do fertility treatments.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome life expectancy

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POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME

Synonyms:
irregular periods
painful periods
trouble conceiving

Types:
PCOS

SYSTEMS AFECTED

Nervous system
Nervous system
Reproductive system
Reproductive system

Symptoms

  • Irregular periods
  • Severe cramps
  • Acne
  • Abnormal amounts of body and facial hair
  • Trouble conceiving
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Heavy periods
  • Week long periods
  • Abnormal short periods

Treatments

  • Metformin
  • Water Pill
  • Specialist who treat it

    Obstetrics and gynecology
    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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    Living with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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    History of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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    Stories of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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    In 2012 i had a partial hysterectomy due to endometriosis.  Soon after i started to have severe pain in my lower abdominal area. After endless e.r visits and cyst popping and going through obgyn after obgyn i had myhormone levels cchecked and a ...
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    Hello, I am glad that I was able to find this site, where we can all come together and help each other overcome the struggle of this horrible disease. In 2010 my husband and i decided we wanted to start trying to a baby, so we started our journey wi...
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    I was diagnosed with PCOS shortly after grauating high school. In high school i was pretty much an average weight 145lb at 5"7. Pretty great looking if you ask me. Then I started noticing a rapid weight gain more hair developing on my neck and chin, ...
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    I started out as a nail chewer and hair chewer when I was a child. At age 13 I stopped nail biting and started cracking my knuckles. Age 14 began a 14 year struggle with an eating disorder. At 18 I began pulling out all my eyelashes and eyebrows and ...
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    I have been officially diagnosed with PCOS since I was 18, but the problems started almost as soon as I got my period. It was heavy and painful and my mood swings were awful!!!  I have my first transvaginal ultrasound at 19 along with bloods, a...

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    Statistics of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    205 people with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is 1455 points (40 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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