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Symptoms and Diagnosis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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Find information about the many symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). Learn about some of the tests that your doctor may order, and what the results mean.
  1. Symptoms of PCOS
  2. Seeing the Doctor
  3. Other Diseases the Doctor May Rule Out
  1. Diagnostic Testing
  2. Health Review
  3. PCOS Through the Lifespan

Symptoms of PCOS

Find out the many of the symptoms of PCOS. Also, get definitions for PCOS terms.

Seeing the Doctor

Seeing a doctor can be anxiety producing. Learn here about what to expect when you finally make that appointment.

Other Diseases the Doctor May Rule Out

Before your doctor will consider diagnosing you with PCOS, he will determine if other common diseases may be the cause of your symptoms. Here are the other diseases he may consider.

Diagnostic Testing

Learn about some of the tests that your doctor may order, plus what all those results mean.

Health Review

This section will give you background information about the body, as well as the roles of the various hormones. Because PCOS affects many hormonal systems, this is a good start to learning about PCOS and how it can affect you!

PCOS Through the Lifespan

Because there is no cure for PCOS, women with this disease have it through their entire life. As a result, their needs and concerns will vary depending on their time of life.

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