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Question: Possible Polycystic Ovary Syndrome / PCOS


 karma.hasana13 - Fri Aug 20, 2010 11:55 pm

I am 23 years old. I have never had a normal menstrual cycle. I have facial hair growth and some body hair growth. Darkening around my groin and in my underarms. I have dandruff, oily skin, I am obese, have high blood pressure and I have skin tags. All of these things I am told can be associated with PCOS. I also have an aunt that has been diagnosed and I believe my mom may have had it but she passed away before she was able to be diagnosed. Do you think it is possible that these symptoms are related to PCOS or something different? I will note that I am not pregnant and I have had my thyroid tested and it came back normal.

Thank you in advance for your answer!
 Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Aug 24, 2010 5:56 pm

User avatar Hello,
You definitely have symptoms of PCOS so I would recommend seeing a doctor about this. Probably your best bet is either OB/GYN or endocrinologist.

Best wishes.

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