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... Hi, I also have been diagnosed with PCOS and do not have cysts. But I do have all of the symptoms. I have severe acne when I am not taking BCP's or androgen blockers, and have perfect, lovely skin when I am taking them. ... (15 replies)
... You dont have to have cysts on your ovaries to have PCOS. I dont have them nor am I insulin resistant. I do have the other common signs,facial hair,weight gain,and loss of hair. ... (15 replies)
... I havent been checked for cysts either. Not everyone with PCOS will have cysts so some doctors wont checkfor them simply because not everyone gets that problem. ... (15 replies)

... The nurse practitioner said that it is definately not PCOS but an OBGYN said that it could be. I am getting a second opinion. Does anyone know if this sounds like PCOS? ... (15 replies)
... I have recently been diagnosed with having PCOS but the ultrasound showed no cysts on my ovaries. ... (15 replies)
... hi everyone! i have PCOS. But i am not gaining weight, nor do i have facial hair or any other symptoms. Am taking the pill...would that help me regulate my periods after i stop taking them... ... (15 replies)
PCOS or no?
Jan 24, 2008
... It sounds to me like you do have PCOS. It is not abnormal for a doctor not to do an exam. There is no definitive test to diagnose PCOS. Therefore, it is your history that means the most to the doctor. Provera is totally normal to bring on a period. ... (1 replies)
... Actually Timber, you can have PCOS with no cysts. It is a very strange syndrome and I don't think any 2 people have the same symptoms. But from everything I have read and heard from multiple doctors, the cysts are not necessarily present with all people who have it. ... (3 replies)
... PCOS is a matter of great controversy in the medical community. However, dependent upon your doctor's school of thought, you can lack cysts and still be diagnosed with PCOS. However, in most cases insulin resistance is one of the first symptoms of PCOS. ... (15 replies)
... of PCOS patients are overweight. It IS an advantage to be at a healthy weight. ... (15 replies)
... I'm 16 years old and ever since I was 14 I've had irregular periods. At first I thought it was normal, but I would go 5 months at a time without a period. ... (2 replies)
... Yeah, I saw that but I was just concerned because he didn't check for cysts on my ovaries. He didn't do an ultrasound or anything. I had some excess hair, yeast infections and a little acne, and the elevated DHEA. ... (15 replies)
... It was not until this year that I developed the token 'string of pearls' cysts in my ovaries, though I have had many years of pelvic pain. ... (15 replies)
... If you read my post that is how I was DXed with PCOS,thought I did have other signs but the clincher was the elevated DHEA for me. My all my other blood work came back prefect,even my cholesterol was prefect. ... (15 replies)
... It is normally used for diabetics but it can help those with PCOS. I have one friend on it and within two months of starting it she lost about 15 pounds. ... (15 replies)
... Give Metformin a chance. I had many problems including not being able to concieve I was actually put on Metformin 500mg 3x a day for diabeties. I had no idea that metformin worked for pcos or that that was my problem. ... (3 replies)
... I have elevated DHEA but normal insulin and blood sugar and my doctor wants to put me on glucophage. He says I have PCOS. Can it be diagnosed just from elevated DHEA? ... (15 replies)
... My sister is on a weight loss medication, but she has a considerably greater amount to lose than I. She also has PCOS and instead of taking hormones, she is only working on getting her weight down. Thanks for the advice. I will look into Glucophage. ... (15 replies)
... Actually normal periods can range between 24 to 36 days and even then you can give or take a couple of days either way. Before PCOS effected my cycles they were 34 days without BCP. They were than way from the get go. ... (15 replies)
... Also, when I was dx, I was on metaformin for 2 months, but it made me sick. ... (6 replies)

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