I Have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. You're not alone. 176 People

    I thought I needed a good vent

    so here goes. Sorry if there is TMI. Every since I started my period when I was 11 I would be in excruciating pain, I would have to have time off every month from school just to function. I put this down to being normal for my age. I was given various different pills after...
    xxkerry1990xx xxkerry1990xx
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2014

    so i found out i have polycystic ovary syndrome

    a few days ago and it sucks since me and my husband have been trying and now reading about it is making me even more down about it but it does explain alot i go to the doctors next week to talk to the doctor about that they are going to do what ever it is I'm just hoping i can...
    sweety7268 sweety7268
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    Pcos Sucks.

    Plain and simple. It sucks. My periods are all over the place. They're never consistent. Sometimes I'll have it for two days then stop then have it for another two days and so on. And then sometimes it lasts for up to two and a half weeks, which is completely unnatural. And...
    taytaytayyay taytaytayyay
    18-21, F
    Oct 23, 2012

    Can someone please tell me they're symptoms of

    polycistic ovarian syndrome x
    iwantababy111 iwantababy111
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 21, 2015

    2006 Cervical Cancer Scare!

    I would have the worst pain in my lower stomach. I would walk around campus holding my stomach. It felt like I was having a Charlie Horse inside my vagina. I went to the ER and they tested and x-rayed everything! They found nothing, sent me home with Vicodin and said feel better...
    Nips1982 Nips1982
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2013

    To anyone who thinks they can't get pregnant:

    There is ALWAYS a chance. I tried for years. Was with one guy for 3 years and tried with him. He was not infertile because he had a kid with the next girl he was with. I was also with another guy for 10 years and tried with him. I have been trying on and off for 13 years. I...
    BeautiKris BeautiKris
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 25

    I have pcos it was so hard

    for me to get pregnant. God knows every month I would cry because I wasn't pregnant. It took me 9 yrs to have a baby. My first boyfriend cheated on me because I wasn't able to give him a baby. I was overweight hair loss it was bad and I was depressed. Thank god I finally figure...
    NatashaX NatashaX
    31-35, F
    May 14, 2014

    My doctor put me on levelen

    and told me to skip the white pills, so that I wouldn't ovulate. She told me to take the while pills once every six months to allow my body to keep working the way it should. Currently on one of my half-yearly periods and feel like I could die. Wish I could just have normal...
    ChloeMaay ChloeMaay
    18-21, F
    Aug 16, 2014

    Found Out I Had Polycystic Ovary Sydrome When I Was 18

    I always knew i had pcos and i found out i had it when i was 18. Because i stop having a period when i was 17 and i was okay with it. But now i am not i really want babies but it seems impossible for me to have babies. i feel really depressed when i see pregnant women because i...
    Tia10 Tia10
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2012

    A Curse... And A Bit Of A Blessing!

    I too was diagnosed with PCOS in 2010. It was nice to finally know why my body was acting the way it did all those years. To be honest, PCOS is a bit of a blessing. Because I enjoy not getting my periods for long periods of time. Now that I am not taking the pill anymore, I haven...
    whatsername whatsername
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2012

    I Want To Have His Baby

    I have PCOS for awhile now. I known since i was around 16 years. I was put on different birth controls options to control and regulate me. Every pill i been on briefly was or has been recalled. I was always told having pocs u cant have a kid. So when i was 21 i accepted even...
    Feb 15, 2013

    I Still Get Up In the Morning

    As horrible as my PCOS is getting I still get up every morning and hold myself together to make it threw the day. But most days I have to force myself out of bed tell myself someday I can afford the laser hair removal and I wont feel like a freak every time I leave my house. I...
    trinarose trinarose
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2008

    Pos

    Hi my name is Michelle I'm 19. When I first discover I had pos I was scared I didn't know wht it was till I read more about it. I'm still worry about it like what If it turns to canner or I have a miscarrige cause I want to have kids when I'm ready. Ill like to talk to women who...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 30, 2013

    Confused and Wanting Answers

    I am 17 years old about to turn 18... I just found out 2 days ago that I have pcos. I am very depressed at this fact. I realize that there are alot of women going through the same thing as I am, but I feel so alone. I am wondering if I will ever be able to concieve. I understand...
    CanAnyoneGiveMeAnswers CanAnyoneGiveMeAnswers
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

    Just Diagnosed

    hi everyone so i was just diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome and i dont know a whole ton about it, could someone tell me what their experiences with it are?
    AllieAnn12 AllieAnn12
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2013

    I Need A Pcos Buddy!

    It will really help having someone to talk to about the PCOS and exchange advice, experiences and words of wisdom. Please feel free to contact me if interested.
    candy85 candy85
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 21, 2013

    Diagnosed With Polycystic Overay Syndrome and Surviving It.

    I was diagnosed with PCOS a couple of years ago, after having lived quite a while swallowing birthcontrol pills to give me a regular menstruation. When I was 23 years old or so, I finally went to a gyneacologist to get some answers to my horribly irregular menstruation...
    Keeyum Keeyum
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2008

    Still Early

    I was diagnosed with a mild form a couple of months ago. Really I figured it out myself due to my cycle being messed up all of a sudden. I haven't really been too worried about it until today. My mother called me to tell me she thinks she has it only way worse than me...
    wolfcon wolfcon
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Dec 6, 2008

    Hi this is my first time on here,

    just cane on to get some peoples real experiences. I'm sick of reading threw endless pages of things I don't understand with all the long words. I'm 25 I have been trying to get pregnant for around 2 years at first I noticed the weight gain and the unwanted hair. So I went to...
    pinklady2989 pinklady2989
    26-30, F
    May 24, 2015

    Lean PCOS

    For the past few years my periods seemed to get further and further apart. It got to where I was only having 4-5 a year. I decided to finally see a doctor and she scheduled and ultrasound and blood tests. After analyzing them she told me I seem to have polycystic ovarian syndrome...
    UpInThatTree UpInThatTree
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2013

    I Dont Know What Happens To All Those Dreams!

    Severe case of hirsutism. Over weight. And all the symptoms. Depression. But A will to do anything to overcome that. Need someone to help me with that. Kik me on cuteann. Help me. I did not have the daring to confess my love to the person I loved.
    cherryjoe cherryjoe
    22-25
    Jul 10, 2013

    Obviously Not Something To Cheer For

    I was diagnosed with PCOS 2 years ago. It was a very depressing experience and the last 2 years of my life were the hardest for me. It lowered my self-esteem. I already had a very low self-esteem, but then, when I saw what PCOS can cause, I thought, "Oh great, even if someone...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2010

    Thief: My Pcos Story

    I was a boyish kid. I prefer playing action - packed games and such. my Mother doesn't want me wandering outside so I usually sneak out of our house when I'm bored playing with my dolls and stuffed animals to play with hollow blocks, and construction sand from the nearby church...
    badcookie badcookie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2013

    I can't say 100% that I have this (just 98%)

    I wish I knew how to get better because I also have pseudotumor cerebri and the two are going in circles with each other right now making each other worse....... My Hydrocephalus is the worst it's ever been since even before my shunt was put in and it's open wide. I have...
    lu7998 lu7998
    36-40, F
    Feb 16, 2015

    I was diagnosed at 14 with PCOS

    and when the nurse told me, I just broke down and cried.. I semi expected to get it but I didn't want my fears to be true, my mum had it and a cousin does too to what I know of, so I know some of the symptoms of it. Last year when I was 18 in november I was due to come on and...
    BennetWitch BennetWitch
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2014

    Diagnosed 5 Years Ago

    I was diagnosed with PCOS 5 years ago when I was 12. I had an irregular period, but then it stopped for a year. Several other women in my family have PCOS, including my mother. I used to cry about having it. I knew that it meant not being able to, or having a hard time...
    LenoraLouise LenoraLouise
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 3, 2013

    I was diagnosed my freshman year of college.

    I woke up one morning crying, then quickly realized I was in am obscene amount of pain and I had my period. I couldn't move. I throw my weight to throw myself out of bed to crawl to the bathroom and it gave me a migraine to try to hold my pen to take notes in class. I've always...
    ScarletWitch13 ScarletWitch13
    22-25, F
    Oct 22, 2015

    My husband and I have been trying to get

    pregnant for the past year. Nothing. I have two beautiful twin daughters. Natural conception, first pregnancy. I finally went to see a doctor, not a very good one I might add, but a doctor none the less. She summed it up without completen examination, that I have polycystic...
    Butterflykiss707 Butterflykiss707
    26-30, F
    Jan 30

    Pocs

    So since last post, I have had two scans last one last Tuesday and should be 8 weeks now, scan showed egg in right position but no baby, been told I am having a miscarriage, am guessing its a blighted ovum and its the second time this has happened! So upsetting and cruel! does...
    bethy121 bethy121
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 11, 2013

    Out Side As Well As In

    As the years pass by the symptoms seem more and more important to me. I've suffered threw surgeries to repair the damage. Insane painful test to check that the scar tissue hasn't spread again and again. But the only thing I feel I can no longer live with is the hair the hair I...
    trinarose trinarose
    31-35, F
    Oct 26, 2008

    When I first got diagnosed with polycystic

    ovaries my first and instant reaction was to google the syndrome to find out as much as I could about disease I knew very little about, all I knew being that it affects your fertility in some way. Before I even got this far to have a diagnosis I had gone through of horrible side...
    cocochanel92 cocochanel92
    22-25, F
    Jun 16, 2015

    I'm 27 And I've Been Diagnosed With PCOS

    I was diagnosed with PCOS a couple years ago. I've been recently attempting to get pregnant. It's not going well. I've also been having a major problem with weight loss. I'm not able to lose weight effectively. Or really at all. I feel like I'm getting nowhere. I feel...
    dr3am3rmonster dr3am3rmonster
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2013

    I Just Found Out

    hi my name is mary and i just found out a couple of weeks ago that i have pco. i am 24 still a virgin and haven't tried for a baby yet. i have had my period since i was 12 and it was fine, regular but very heavy but i always got sick with them. i had asked the doctor if there was...
    mary256 mary256
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 17, 2013

    Pcos -i'm Harrier Than My Own Boyfriend,

    I have PCOS too and I'm harrier than most men I know. I'm harier than my own boyfriend and prob my best friends husband. i get hair everywhere- my face, chest, back, stomach, ***, etc. etc... It's so unfair that I can't change into a warewolf with the full moon because that would...
    Jessicarctica Jessicarctica
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 9, 2012

    Never Having Children

    The worst part of having this disorder is that I'll never have babyies. When I was 16 I thought I was pregnet I went to the doctor and they told me I wasn't and that I was fine. By January the next year I had my left tube, overy and all the surrounding tissue. I woke up with...
    trinarose trinarose
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 17, 2008

    So I made an account

    for this website to share my story about having polycyclic ovary syndrome. I was only diagnosed two days ago but after talking to my doctor and reading countless pages of websites with information I realize it's been affecting me my whole life. The biggest concern I see woman...
    JudgementFreeMe JudgementFreeMe
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2015

    I Have Polycystic Ovaries

    So when i was 14 I went to the doctor because I hadn't had a period in almost a year.  After several tests it was determined that I have polycystic ovaries.  My doctor put me on birth control to regulate my period, and ever since then, every month I have my period. ...
    HelpSaveTheAnimals HelpSaveTheAnimals
    16-17
    1 Response Aug 28, 2008

    So I am 21 years old

    and I suffer from Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome, I have done my research and unfortunately it comes with so many issues. But it is common and I would love to get in contact with any other females out there that have it.
    o1Nadia1o o1Nadia1o
    22-25, F
    Mar 28, 2014

    I Have Pcos And I Want To Be Pregnant

    I was recently (jan 2012) diagnosed with pcos and it has been really difficult for me to come to terms with the infertility side of things- as I'm sure it is for other women. My husband and myself have been trying for two years now. Are there any PCOS sufferers who have...
    candy85 candy85
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 16, 2013

    PCOS....

    I have PCOS. I was Diagnossed with it, when I was about 17. I am now 20 years old. I have been living with the fact that I may never be able to have children, I am living with the fact that it is going to be almost impossible for me to have a regular period. I am living with the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 27, 2009

    Worst...feeling...ever

    So my husband came home from Iraq in December. He told me in October to finish my last pack of b/c pills and stay off of them. My periods were regular for a few months. Jan. 2010, no period. Feb. 2010, no period. Finally got one in March after taking meds to make me have a period...
    usmcwife4109 usmcwife4109
    18-21, F
    13 Responses Jun 23, 2010

    ...and Now?

    I have been loving my husband so much for so long but I have always thought that if somebody does not love you back in the end you stop loving that person too. I think that is what's happening to me. He just does not what I would like to have in a relationship! Love...
    serendipity99 serendipity99
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2009

    I'm so over it! Getting constant cramps every

    day and sometimes it hurts so much I have to sit down and nearly cry. Tried going on the pill and it made the pain worse. I hardly get my period as it is. I feel like I'm going insane! This has been going on for over 2 years and seriously feel like no doctor wants to go out of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2014

    Don't Give Up!!!

    I am now a grandmother, a grandmother who was diagnosed 30 years ago with polycystic ovary syndrome!  I have 4 children!!!  I was told that I would never have any!  Go figure!!! Let me first tell you, that you may be able to cure this yourself!   I can tell...
    brokendove brokendove
    51-55
    2 Responses Oct 13, 2010
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