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Trouble With Teens

PCOS

Anokhi comes to see Dr Christian with a problem with excess hair and irregular periods. He thinks that this is likely Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and he recommends that they go straight to her GP for a consultation. He starts her on a course of facial cream and the contraceptive pill.

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Has anyone tried a BC pill that worked with the hair? I am unable to take something with estrogen due to high blood pressure. My OB recommended the mini pill but i dont know anyone who had it.





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I'm 18'and I have pcos and I struggle a lot with my weight, what advice can anyone give on how to lose weight and what foods I should and shouldn't eat? PLEASE HELP





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What has worked best for me is loestrin24fe along with metformin. But you habe to see an endocrinologist to prescribe it. I've been on different kinds which make my weight yo yo. I exercise regualarly so this hould not happen. Hope this helps

I am a 19 year old girl and I have extremly hairy breasts and back I shave but it seems to Just make it worse it is really very embarassing





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hello i'm 17 and have dark facial hair, not as bad as what it sounds but i have to pluck my chin, and wax my lip constantly and neaten my side burns, i have an extremley hairy tummy and pubic area, as well as a hairy butt, hairy toes and hair in the normal "female" places were supposed to have hair. i've had 2 periods in 6 months, i'm very dark haired but light skinned and over weight. i'm going to the doctors again for a second blood test to find out if i have it, because this is not normal. i got tested for it last year however i've been tested for diabetes most of my life and they know its there just never shows up :p nothing ever shows up untill years later in my body





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I am a 16 year old girl who has excess hair leading to my belly button, fortunately it is not as excessive as Anokhi's but it makes me feel extremely self conscious. I am on the contraceptive pill as I heard this can help with cases of excess hair. I was just wondering what pill Anokhi was on, if it was the same as mine and if mine would in fact help my excess hair problem. I am taking Ovranette. Thanks!





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This is the exact same problem that I am suffering from. I am a 17 year old girl and I understand how self conscious you are! My excess hair runs in a straight line from the middle/bottom of my breasts down to my belly button. More hair runs to my pubic line but I have shaved from my belly button to that line. I also need help to get rid of this excess hair!! I think shaving will make it look worse. You are not alone!! Please help!


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