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poly cystic disease of ovary

Hello Sir/Mam,
i want to know about the poly cystic disease of the ovary.what are the chances of the patient to develop cancer in this disease?Is it possible for the patient to concive a child ?
thanks with regards.
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PCOS is a syndrome

There is no obvious causal link between polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and ovarian cancer. Although it’s not known for sure whether benign ovarian cysts or polycystic ovaries develop into ovarian cancer, the vast majority of ovarian cysts appear to be unrelated.

Women who have polycystic ovaries or ovarian cancer seldom have obvious symptoms early on. However, in both disorders, symptoms are noticed as the condition progresses. Because the ovaries are affected on both disorders, the some of the symptoms can be similar.

594189 tn?1386916607
Signs of PCOS

Multiple ovarian cysts
Irregular or absent menses
Obesity or inability to lose weight
Excessive body or facial hair (hirsutism)
Insulin resistance and possibly diabetes
Thinning of scalp hair
Velvety, hyperpigmented skin folds (acanthosis nigricans)
High blood pressure
Polycystic ovaries that are 2-5 times larger than healthy ovaries.
Multiple hormone imbalances, commonly including:
Androgens (testosterone)
FSH (follicle stimulating hormone)
LH (luteinizing hormone)
Thyroid hormones.

Hope this all helped.
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Yes it is possible to have children, but most women with this condition will need medical help to do so. I have this condition and also have 2 children!
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