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Forum Name: Gynecology
Question: PCO and graveyard shift
|mylav10 - Sun Nov 11, 2007 4:08 am||
Hi, I'm 26 years old working in a call centre and 2 weeks ago I was transferred to a graveyard shift working 5 days a week. Lately I was suffering of irregular bleeding and was diagnosed of PCO. I asked the gynecologist if my shift is bad for my condition and she said it's not but I'm not convinced with what she said. I just want to double check if working in a graveyard shift can aggravate my condition and will you recommend having me transferred to a regular shift?
|Sandy Tracy RN - Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:34 am||
Thanks for writing in.
Working the graveyard shift will not increase the severity of PCO.
However stress can impact the your monthly cycle.
If the irregular bleeding continues I encourage you to contact your GYN. There are medications that can control the bleeding.
Good Luck Sandy RN
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