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I am underweight and suffering from PCOS

I am 24 yr old and I weigh 43kgs and bear a height of 5 feet and 1 inch....I am really slim...recently, due to my irregular periods, my Dr told me to get an ultrasound scan done..the reports say that I have got polycystic ovaries...I was also examined for most of the hormones (like testosterone, prolactin, thyroid, insulin, DHEAS) during my blood test...all of them fall in the normal range...Its two yrs since I got married... I want to get pregnant...My Dr has prescribed me to take some birth control pills and metformin for 6 months...will it be cured within 6 months???wat is the reason or cause for this to happen, though I am Under weight...???please suggest some diet as well...
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No, it will not cure it. Your doctor probably wants your body to have a period everymonth, before trying to have a baby in hopes the birth control/metformin comnination will "restore" your body into having a cycle each month. I don't know of a diet for normal weight people, its normally harder for them.
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I am normal weight with PCOS and I originally when I was diagnosed my hormones were normal too.  I follow a diabetic diet just like PCOSers of all sizes, it's about insulin resistance.  You levels may actually be "normal" because your underweight.  I say "normal" because as thin cysters we are NOT "normal."  My RE says we cannot expect to fit into normal standards we may technically have normal results but they may not be normal for us.  I was on the high end of normal.  And yes msniki is right it is harder to treat thin cysters but not impossible, hope that helps hun.  
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