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(PCOS) Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Signs and Symptoms

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Signs and Symptoms

PCOS Common signs and symptoms include

Menstrual Disorders (PCOS):

Amenorrhea (no menstrual periods), and other menstrual irregularities, such as menstrual intervals longer than 35 days, fewer than eight menstrual cycles a year, failure to menstruate for four months or longer, and prolonged periods that may be scanty or heavy may occur.

• Infertility (PCOS):

 It generally results from chronic anovulation (lack of ovulation).

• High Levels of Male Hormones (Androgens): 

The most common signs are facial and body hair (hirsutism), adult acne or severe adolescent acne, and male-pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia).

• Metabolic Syndrome:

 This is due to a tendency towards obesity and other symptoms associated with insulin resistance.

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