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PCOS
23 questions answered
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Dosage of CoQ10 for PCOS patients
Samantha Lim30sFemale
May you advice on recommended dosage supplements mentioned especially CoQ10 with someone with PCOS?
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You just have to make sure you take the supplement within the suggested dosage by the company or brand. I always tell my patients to use the lowest dosage of supplementation as possible. Always remember that you are not replacing things in your body. You are m...

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25 Jul 2022
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Will I be able to have my own child?
Cecelia30sFemale
Doctor, I have PCOS. I had 2 miscarriages in 2020. In 2021, my menses began to be irregular. Sometimes, I have twice menses in a month, sometimes, I had once me...
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Yes, of course, you will still be able to have your own child. You are having irregular periods because of PCOS. Sometimes you are not ovulating on time, and sometimes you are not ovulating at all. Apart from that, due to the PCOS condition, the quality of you...

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22 Jul 2022
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Does LOD have side effects?
Adrina20sFemale
I have PCOS and my doctor recommends I do laparoscopic ovarian drilling (LOD). May I know what are the side effects or complications of this procedure? How long...
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The side effects of LOD are the effects from anaesthesia, pain and scars. In some extreme and rare cases, there will be bleeding from the ovaries causing early menopause and reducing the egg pool in the ovaries. Normally, patients should wait about 1 or 2 mont...

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20 Jul 2022
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How to know if I have Pcos or Pco?
Ash30sFemale
Hi, I'm 39yo with amh is 4.96ng. Recent bloodtest on D2 shows my LH 4.6 and my FSH 6.1 I used to have regular menses of 30-32days. However after my misca...
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The blood test does not suggest that you are having PCOS because your AMH level is still within the normal range 4.96ng for the women below 40 years old. You are still having regular menses. Sometimes, after a woman experience a miscarriage, her menses will be...

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18 Jul 2022
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Should I consider IUI or IVF?
Cheryl30sFemale
Been trying to conceive for over 3 years.. I'm turning 35, have PCOS.. Should I consider doing IUI or IVF?
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Yes, you can try 1 cycle of IUI. If it does not work, you should proceed to IVF. Age factor and PCOS do affect the quality of your eggs.

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18 Jul 2022
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PCOS treatment and diet
CY30sFemale
What is PCOS treatment and diet?
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Firstly, if your are obese, you have to lose weight. Try to stop or reduce your sugar intake because sugar is the one which increases your probability of putting on weight. So when you stop your sugar intake, you will start losing weight gradually. Try ...

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15 Jul 2022
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Implantation symptoms
Zaza40sFemale
I am 41 PCOS stage 2. After Failed my 1st Fertility Treatment Clomid + Gonal F injection, I take a break for 1 cycle period before try again but I notice my pe...
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It would be great if you can discuss the conditions of your previous conditions with your treating fertility specialist.

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08 Jul 2022
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Is PCOS causing high testorterone
Tammy30sFemale
May I know if testosterone is 1.53nmol/L Is it normal? Is high testosterone will be PCOS?
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High testosterone does not directly indicates that you are having PCOS. However, PCOS patients tend to have high testosterone. PCOS patients which high testoterone can still get pregnant. We do not look at the testosterone level alone to assess a woman’s fer...

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01 Jul 2022
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Diet For PCOS Patients
Ruby30sFemale
I have PCOS. May I know what are the food to avoid and what are the food I can consume? And is inositol help to overcome PCOS? It is advisable to consume it?
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You should avoid the food which has high in sugar content. Avoid sugar intake as much as possible. Reduce the carbohydrates that you take, such as the amount of rice you take. You can also do some form of physical exercises and try to lose 10% of your body wei...

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22 Jun 2022
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What are the side effects of metformin?
Eelyn Goh30sFemale
I started to take metformin early this month to help manage my PCOS. The first week into the metformin, I got gastric, nausea, loss of appetite and vomiting. No...
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Try the extended release version, less side effects. And take it at night, after dinner, before bed.

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16 Jun 2022
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