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I Am Suffering Emotionally From Pcos

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    I found out a little over a year ago

    that I had pcos... I suffer from severe acne as well as excessive weight and all the problems with hair growing where it shouldn't :/ i also have extremely irregular periods. I went to the doctor about it and was prescribed birth control. However when it was time to go back I...
    Stark16 Stark16 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    I am 20 years old and was diagnosed with pcos 4

    years ago. Since then i have to shave my face, mustache, and neck everyday as I'm sure most of you do. I had really bad acne when i was younger but now it is maintained. I have hair all over and its really embarrassing because i cant wear my hair up without shaving. I have only...
    emily127 emily127 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    Hopeful, Yet Discouraged.

    I was diagnosed with PCOS late April 2013. I've always felt something was wrong with me. Last year I only had two periods and thought maybe it was due to stress. I seemed to gain weight faster and was unable to lose any. I was always tired, sluggish and most of all depressed. I...
    HeatherM1988 HeatherM1988 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    I was diagnosed with PCOS about a month ago.

    I have had a suspicion for years that I have this but went to three doctors who dismissed it right away without taking blood work because I didn't have any of the "typical" symptoms. I didn't have facial hair or missed periods so therefore they decided it wasn't worth looking...
    Ber921 Ber921 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    I Think Pcos Destroy's One's Self-confidence

    I'm 14 years old, and I was diagnosed with PCOS only a few days ago. The doctor told me not to worry since it could be treated, but I researched on what PCOS is and my spirits kept on being dragged down. I remember seeing that a woman with PCOS is more likely to suffer from...
    IHaveNotANameButAnIdentity IHaveNotANameButAnIdentity 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2013

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    I've been on birth control

    for PCOS for nine months now. My worst symptom is mood swings. When I started BC it took months but the rapid moods calmed and i thought I was in the clear. This last week though I have been crying at nothing, feeling like there is no point to anything and just not seeing life...
    pcosblonde pcosblonde 26-30, F Sep 3

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    I hate pcos. It really kills my self esteem . I have had hirsutism , acne , hair fall and irregular periods. I have hair all over legs , arms facial hair , back chest , butt ( but...
    faye08 faye08 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I have severe pcos (polycystic ovary syndrome) i'm overweight, have excess hair on my face and body, have acne, secondary infertility and everything that comes along with having...
    FedUp888 FedUp888 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    5 months ago. I was diagnosed with mild pcos. I went to the dr. To find why my periods are irregular. I asked all the questions as I could think of at that moment. As things were...
    jcone23 jcone23 22-25, F Aug 21

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    Will I ever get pregnant someday and have beautiful kids and family. And will I ever cure pcos that I just want my hirsutism to eliminate :'(
    faye08 faye08 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I feel like I am drowning today! countless hours in the gym and I still look like a pregnant woman...which is ironic since I can't get pregnant. I am depressed even though I have...
    Nerd6986 Nerd6986 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    It makes me really sad to see people interpreting human suffering and especially this suffering which stems from violent acts (sexual abuse, abuse, inflicting harm on someone else...
    PhuckEverything PhuckEverything 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Pcos makes me look like a man and prevents me to be a woman :'(
    faye08 faye08 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    If you finish reading this and provide advice, suggestions, or insight - I will think the world of you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. So this is complicated and I'm not...
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    About a week ago, I realized that I am suffering from depression. That I have been for about 7 months. I never realized it before because I would just push my feelings and thoughts...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F Aug 21

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    Thanks to jerks. And moronic requirements. Preventing many from healthy living.
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