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Suffering from hirsutism, acne, irregular periods
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Suffering from hirsutism, acne, irregular periods

I am 24 years girl, not married ,I have dignosed with pcos 2 years back , i also have dermoid in my left ovary around 2 cm , suffering from acne & facial hair growth , irregular periods .for 1 year i was on diane 35 & laser hair removal i got good results with my periods & facial hairs , i have reduced around 8 kgs ( now i am 65 kgs hight -5.6) as my gynac's suggested to discontinue the diane 35 the hair growth started again this tym more thick & dark , now i switched to endochrinologist as per his advice i did many harmonal blood tests like , FSH,LH,Prolactine, testo-free, Dheas, Lipid, Insulin Serum , T3,T4,TSH all are normal except prolactne & insuline serum is on border . now i am again on birth control pills that is Yasmin & Glycomet since 1month , i have again started laser hair removal treatment which i have discontinued for 6 month , now it is about to a month by starting medication & laser treatment still no result, please anyone suffering from this please reply, still my all harmones are normal what is the problem in my case
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Avatar dr f tn
HI,
Facial hair can be a problem in women with PCOS. This can be tackled with the help of drugs and cosmetic treatment. Also normalising the hormonal milieu will help. Treatment should be done in consultation with a gynaecologist and an endocrinologist to get better results.
Hope this helps.
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HI,
Facial hair can be a problem in women with PCOS. This can be tackled with the help of drugs and cosmetic treatment. Also normalising the hormonal milieu will help. Treatment should be done in consultation with a gynaecologist and an endocrinologist to get better results.
Hope this helps.
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Thank u
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Avatar f tn
Hi there...i am new here....
I ve bee diagnosed with PCOS 4 years ago and now i am 22.Since the begining i ve been sufferin only from irregular periods and i didnt know much about this problem and the doctors didnt really explain it to me.Now i am on diane 35 but i have a lot of facial hair, on the legs....everywhere...do not mention obessity,high blood preasure.....i am really scared i caN not really handle this problem....i am not married but one day i probably will and i would love to have a child....but i am so disappointed when i think what is going on with me....hope that everything is gonna be ok one day for all of us with this problem...
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