I have hair on my chest. Is this normal? Do other girls have hair like me?

Updated 13 June 2018 under Ask Us.

Some girls have hair on their chest, around their nipples and/or on their belly area which can be perfectly normal. Extra unwanted hair that is dark and coarse is called “hirsutism,” pronounced: her-suit-is-um, and can […]

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Does PCOS stop at a certain age? If yes, around what age?

Updated 18 May 2018 under Ask Us.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a long term medical condition that affects about 1 out of every 10 young and adult women. PCOS doesn’t stop at a certain age; however, […]

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I have PCOS and so does my aunt but she has children. Is infertility common among women with PCOS?

Updated 26 December 2017 under Ask Us.

It’s important to understand that young and adult women with PCOS have a normal uterus (womb) and healthy eggs. Many women with PCOS have trouble getting pregnant but some have […]

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I was diagnosed with PCOS few months ago. I was asked to lose weight in order to regulate my periods and my blood sugar. I need a proper diet plan to do so. Can you suggest what I should eat and what not to eat?

Updated 23 March 2017 under Ask Us.

While there is no “diet plan” for PCOS, there are some changes you can make to your eating habits in order to help regulate your blood sugar and potentially lose […]

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What is PCOS?

Updated 27 December 2016 under Ask Us.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormone imbalance that can cause irregular periods, unwanted hair growth, and acne. PCOS begins during a girl’s teen years and can be mild or […]

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I have irregular periods does it mean i have PCOS????

Updated 11 October 2016 under Ask Us.

Irregular periods is one of the symptoms of PCOS; however, there are many other reasons that you may have irregular periods. For example: it is common for girls to have […]

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I have searched about treatment of PCOS on Google and read on every website that there is no permanent cure for PCOS!! Is it true??

Updated 12 September 2016 under Ask Us.

It is true that there is no “cure” yet. However, there are many ways to manage the most common symptoms, which often include irregular periods, acne, unwanted hair, weight gain […]

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I have acne. In the last 3-4 months it has gotten worse and now I have been told that I have “cystic” acne. The pimples are mostly on my forehead and nothing is helping to make them go away. My periods are very irregular. Could my symptoms be related?

Updated 11 May 2016 under Ask Us.

Cystic acne (breakouts that are large, red, deep in the skin, and sometimes painful) can occur when pores in the skin become clogged which leads to inflammation and sometimes infection. […]

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Can you use tampons with PCOS? If so what is the best kind?

Updated 19 February 2016 under Ask Us.

It is absolutely fine to use tampons if you have PCOS, which stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. If you are just starting to use tampons, you may find that the […]

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