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... My lab results showed i had a high testosterone level - 80ng/dl (the normal range was quoted as 14-76) and all other test results were normal. For this reason i was given birth control(Femcon FE) to see if my pcos symptoms would go away (mild hirsutism and irregular periods).I read that this is the most common line of treatment that is advised everywhere for the treatment... (1 replies)
... Hi, I am new to these boards, but I have had PCOS for several years. You may want to have your testosterone levels checked, these can be used as an indicator of possible PCOS. Testosterone levels can lead to excessive hair on the face and body of those with PCOS. ... (2 replies)
... what treatment options are available for women with high testosterone levels? ... (1 replies)

... or have acne. People of certain cultural backgrounds will have more or less sensitivity to high levels of testosterone. Mediterranean and middle Eastern women are more testosterone sensitive, which is why they tend to be hairier. ... (27 replies)
... Does the fact that my total testosterone is so high mean I definitely have a problem even though I have no symptoms of a problem other than oily skin and acne? ... (0 replies)
... Metformin is usually a second line treatment for PCOS after the birth control pill. Quite obviously if you are suffering from migraines, the pill is definitely not for you. ... (4 replies)
... It's a tuff question to answer mostly because you never really know what you have and it's hard to say until you see the doctor and get some tests done. I have PCOS and I've never been on bc except 4 months ago and it caused me all types of depression and anxiety issues. ... (2 replies)
... One thing the blood tests did show particularly was elevated testosterone levels above the normal level for women, so my doc assumed PCOS based on this and my other symptoms, as well as the fact I have adult acne and some abnormal hair growth on chin and chest. ... (0 replies)
... To anyone who has been diagnosed with PCOS or has information regarding that diagnosis I would like to know exactly how that diagnosis is determined. ... (11 replies)
... In any event, find a new doctor. This one is useless. You didn't lose weight because your testosterone levels and insulin resistance is probably high. Insulin will store fat, and if your cells are resistant you'll produce more insulin. ... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with PCOS over two years ago. I had not had a period in four months, they were NEVER regular unless I was on the pill. ... (7 replies)
What is PCOS??
Jan 28, 2004
... Now, PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. ... (6 replies)
... How are your testosterone levels? ... (2 replies)
... eriods had been extremely heavy, but then they stopped and I didn't get one for almost year. When I went in, the doctor ordered blood tests, which showed that my testosterone levels were really high. I was then sent to have an ultrasound, but I was told that you often can't see the cysts because they're so small. ... (2 replies)
... I've only just recently been diagnosed with PCOS after I came off the pill as we are wanting to try for a baby. ... (7 replies)
... At that time they found my testosterone level to be just slightly higher than normal but not by a lot. ... (9 replies)
... I had some tests done when i was 18 scans an blood tests and the bloods came back normal but the scans said I DID HAVE PCOS but there was nothing abnormal other than that the rest of me was healthy in that department. ... (27 replies)
... Has anyone else managed to conceive while having PCOS or high testosterone levels, or lost weight and have everything return to normal? ... (4 replies)
PCOS/weight loss
Jan 14, 2004
... I was diagnosed with pcos two months ago. ... (10 replies)
PCOS testing
Mar 4, 2008
... Welcome! I am a 20 year veteren of PCOS and things have probably changed somewhat since I was first diagnosed. But, I'll try and give you what help I can. ... (2 replies)


Associated Tags: acanthosis nigricans, depressed, endometreosis, fibroids, hair falling, hormones, irregular periods, metformin, obesity, pcos, polycystic ovary syndrome

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