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PCOS and weight gain

Well I called my doc and made an appt for tuesday so we shall see what she says.  After ttc for 5 months using all the trackers I know we have yet to make a baby :(( Also, I had lost 30 lbs during my 2nd pregnancy I kept 20 of it off until January- In december I had my "progestrone only" IUD removed and literally gained 20 lbs within 4 weeks!!! I was like what the heck because I didn't really change anything and when i noticed that I was gaining weight I cut back even more but it did no goood.  I think the control of the horomones in the IUD was good for my body, but IDK how to deal with the weight gain.  Through e-mail the doc suggested metformin and we will discuss this on tuesday.  Any thoughts??
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I have PCOS also and it is an extreme case because I can't get pregnant unless I am at least 135-140 pounds (and I am 5'8") and my fertility doctor never suggested anything for me and my weight and didn't even do the clomid test with me because I had absolutely no follicles and needed follitism. It is always hard for me to lose weight and it seemed like the only time I would lose the weight because I was stressed or working all of the time! I think that the progesterone was keeping your PCOS weight gain in check and you should definitely try to let the doctor help you work it out! PCOS is so fickle--what might work for some will work for others! Best of luck!
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sorry im new to this PCOS does this mean polycsytic ovaries? iv just been diagnosed with this n cud rely do with some advice?
1262373 tn?1281547382
yes pcos is polycystic ovarian syndrome
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