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What os PCOS…How far dangerous PCOS

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: October 14, 2021 3:37 PM

Anonymous 50 days

my wife have period problem…she period date come anytime.not like a normal women…sometime not come in 2 month straight.so im hear today for ask what problem…and what is PCOS

Dr Sashini Seeni 50 days
General Practitioner

Hello!
Thank you for your query.

Based on the information above, we understand that you are concern about your wife’s wellbeing and wanted to know more about PCOS. We will try to help you.

For your information, PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It is a common disease among women. PCOS have 3 main features of irregular periods, excess androgens (male hormone) and polycystic ovaries (large and multiple ovary follicles). PCOS patient can have symptoms such as:

  • irregular or no periods
  • difficulty on getting pregnant
  • excessive hair growth
  • weight gain
  • hair loss or thinning
  • oily skin or acne

The exact cause of disease has long been debated as its multifactorial from lifestyle to genetics. PCOS can be treated, mainly by healthier lifestyle changes. Most women who have difficulty of getting pregnant while diagnosed with PCOS has been able to carry a child when they lose weight, eat healthy, balanced diet and exercise.

There are also medicine and surgical options but lifestyle changes is more effective and permanent. For more information, we suggests you called our doctors or specialist via online consultations. Hope this answers your questions.
Thank you.

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Last Updated: Thu Oct 14 2021 15:37:09 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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