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Overview

The polycystic ovarian syndrome also termed as PCOS is widely responsible for an imbalance in the hormonal levels that causes a plethora of problems for the patient. Generally affecting the female gender, such a disease is responsible for showing an abnormal increase of male hormones in the body. Such an affliction, though not life-threatening, can still cause complications and therefore requires the expert services of a gynecologist for treatment.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Symptoms

Polycystic ovarian syndrome symptoms generally occur in women due to an abnormal increase in the male hormone. There are a few specific signs that determine such a disease such as:

  • Darkening of the skin
  • Weight gain
  • Irregular periods
  • Hair growth on the face and body
  • Headaches
  • Heavy bleeding during ┬áperiods
  • Male-pattern baldness
  • Acne

Causes of the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

There are many ways to determine polycystic ovarian syndrome causes that affect the body. The reasons responsible for such a condition are as follows:

  • Excess insulin
  • Low-grade inflammation
  • Heredity
  • Excess androgen

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Pregnancy

The polycystic ovarian syndrome is known to cause complications in cases of pregnancy. It mostly affects the release of eggs by the ovary and is also known to cause the formation of cysts that may hamper childbearing of women. The cause-related to such an affliction is hereditary in most cases but may also occur due to excess insulin in the body. Therefore, treatment from a certified gynecologist becomes essential in such cases to find cure effectively.

Diagnosing Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

A polycystic ovarian syndrome specialist may use techniques such as blood tests, pelvic exam, and an ultrasound to determine the cause of the problem and determine the proper way of treatment to be undertaken.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Treatment

Polycystic ovarian syndrome treatment by the doctor generally involves mitigation of the individual causes of such a disease. He/she may also recommend dietary and lifestyle changes along with therapeutic treatment.

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Gynaecologist

Dr. Punitha Rangaraj

MBBS, DGO

Gynaecologist

47+ years exp

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Belle Vue's Cambridge Hospital

Bangalore

Gynaecologist

Dr. Prakash Kini

MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, DGO

Gynaecologist

41+ years exp

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Cloudnine Hospital, Malleshwaram

Bangalore

Gynaecologist

Ankura Hospital for Women & Children

Hyderabad

Gynaecologist

Dr. Rani Nandakumar

MBBS, MD (OG), DGO

Gynaecologist

40+ years exp

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Cloudnine Hospital - Chennai

Chennai

Gynaecologist

Dr. Vidya Desai Mohan

MD, DGO, MAMS

Gynaecologist

40+ years exp

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Cloudnine Hospital, Old Airport Road

Bangalore

Gynaecologist

Dr. Gohar Shahean

MD (OBG), DGO

Gynaecologist

39+ years exp

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Royal Bangalore Hospital

Bangalore

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