I was just recently diagnosed with pcos within the last year. However just within the last month i have had one yeast infection and now i am getting the exact same symptoms and believe i have another one. I'm worried that there might be a bigger issue going on than what seems to be happening. When i had my last yeast infection, i did the full treatment and now i seem to have gotten it again. Is this normal? I have also been having frequent bowel movements after eating. Whenever i seem to eat, breakfast, lunch, or dinner.. im rushing to bathroom. About 2 months ago, my gynecologist did find 2 small cysts on the right ovary.. could the frequent bowel movements be as a result of the cysts possibly getting bigger due to my pcos?
I do not think the cysts are related to the frequent bowel movements however, you should be checked for prediabetes or diabetes because of the frequent yeast infections.
I usually do a 2 hour glucose tolerance test with a 75 gram glucose challenge and also check fasting and 2 hour insulin levels and also a HgBA1C.
Also, you should be check for celiac disease as well because this is a very underdiagnosed condition that is an autoimmune disorder caused by a reaction to gluten protein in wheat.
I would suggest that you see a specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility for PCOS if you have not done so yet and also to see your Internist for other possible problems with bowel function.
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.