PCOS [Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome]
PCOS: Women with 18 to 35 years is affected by this problem. Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome means the presence of multiple cysts in the ovaries of a woman due to hormonal imbalance. Among many women, 18-20% are suffering from this problem.
Main factors for the cause may be insulin resistance, genetics, and gynecologist hormonal imbalance.
Women with these symptoms need to consult an endo gynecologist/fertility specialist:
- Irregular menses
- Increased hair growth on the face and other parts of the body (hirsutism)
- Thinning of hair
- Failing to conceive (infertile)
Diagnosis of PCOS
According to the woman’s symptoms, there are 5 types to diagnose Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome like Type 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5. Generally, it is tricky to evaluate the presence of Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. But with the transvaginal scan, acne, excessive hair growth and insulin tests it can be evaluated.
PCOS & Infertility options
Women with irregular menstrual may also face ovulation problems making them difficult to conceive. With the help of fertility specialist, the PCOS treatment of infertility is started initially and simultaneously. With that infertility treatment, women can achieve their dream of parenthood.
Under best gynecologist and fertility specialist, suitable treatment options are planned by considering their type of Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome as explained earlier.
- medications using metformin /clomiphene citrate/birth control pills
- Ovarian drilling
- Advanced fertility treatments using IUI / IVF
- Living a healthy lifestyle
- PCOS management
We at FHRC have treated many Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome patients, with infertility who is now proud parents.