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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. 143 People

    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 3 Responses Jun 24, 2013

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    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

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    It's Now Offically True.

    I have PCOS. And I'm not happy about it. I'm glad that I have an answer to my high blood pressure and crazy periods, but that means that I have to deal with this for the rest of my life. Well, I was put on a progestrone only birth control pill (Thank God! My periods have always...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 23, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Traditional Medicine Vs. Herbal Remedies

    Well after being diagnosed with PCOS the doctor decided to put me on the combined contraceptive pill. I didn't see how introducing more hormones into my already imbalanced system would help. It turns out i was right i took the pill for 2 weeks and in that time i gained 6 pounds...
    ArtPro ArtPro 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    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...
    michelle199419 michelle199419 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    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

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    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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    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

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    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 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    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 26-30, F Oct 26, 2008

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    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

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    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 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    Found Out

    Today I went to the Doctor and found out I have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. But I'm healthy and its not to bad. I really don't know how I feel about it, or what to do about it. I have done a little research on it but... I still don't know. How do you all deal with it? For me it...
    vamp20 vamp20 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 20, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 Jul 30, 2013

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    Fun Fun Fun.

    My suffering from POS has been relatively mild, but I thought I'd share anyways. When I was in ninth grade, I nearly collapsed during our yearly JROTC inspection from an unknown abdominal pain. I managed to stay standing and stoic for the remaining duration of the inspection...
    IAmLightning IAmLightning 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    WEIGHT

    My biggest issue with this is the weight... i can't keep it off.. and it always comes back... What can anybody tell me to help me out?
    emotionalresq101 emotionalresq101 18-21 1 Response Apr 1, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    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 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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    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...
    1 Response Feb 15, 2013

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    The Bearded Lady

    I went to the doctor and after some tests was told i have polycystic ovary syndrome.I have so much hair on my legs, my stomach and my face. (Thank god no chest hair.) I've given up on shaving whats the point? It makes me feel like a man and a freak. I might as well join the...
    ArtPro ArtPro 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2011

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    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 Sep 24, 2012

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    Calling all women with POS!

    !! I haven't had a period in a year. The past week or so I have been lightly spotting with severe cramps. Yet still no period! Has this happened to anyone? I have also been reading up on this condition and apparently Vitamin D or products containing Vitamin D have been really...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F Aug 11

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    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 22-25, F 1 Response May 17, 2013

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    More Adventures

    So as I have written before, I haven't had my period since January (a month after I went off the pill), not pregnant and no other symptoms, so I went to see my endocrinologist. She was unsure on how to proceed, so she advised me to have some blood tests done and take the results...
    whatsername whatsername 22-25, F 2 Responses May 16, 2012

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    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

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    ...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

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    I Might Have Pcos

    I was told by my doctor a couple of weeks ago that I might have PCOS. I was hoping to get advice. I got my period when I was 11 years old and I'm 20 years old now. They have always been bad. My cramps sometimes kept me in bed, my flow is sometimes heavy and sometimes light. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 15, 2009

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