Drs Appt Help!!! (pcos)

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  1. Strawberry85

    Strawberry85 Well-Known Member

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    I have made an appt tonight at 5:10pm at drs tonight with a newish female dr at my surgery. Last time I spoke to my old dr about my PCOS was when he told me to lose weight 18 months ago... when he took me off metformin after having me on it 4 weeks.

    I dont know what to ask for or what I can suggest to my new dr.

    I have been TTC for 3 years now, I have not seen Gynae for 3 years now either, not even when I was in hospital 2 years ago with severe abdo pain. The only thing I have to do with my Drs with my PCOS is when I have a very bad bleed and have to have hormone tabs to stop me bleeding.

    I want to have a scan hopefully and see Gynae now I lost 5st.. which the gynae wouldnt recognise this loss.. and some treatment to help with my excessive hair and ovulating and to see if I do ovulate.

    What kind of tests are there they do?

    Please help me im confused and theres 4 hrs before im in her office sweating wandering what to say.. I want to get as much out of this appt as possible concidering im having time off work for it.


    Sammy xXx
     
  2. Debbie82

    Debbie82 Privileged Twin Mummy

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    Sorry don't really have any advice but just wanted to say well done on losing 5st, that's brilliant !

    Hopefully your app will go well and get some tests done.

    Good Luck
     
  3. littlemorag

    littlemorag stopped counting.

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    Thats amazing, losing 5 stone!

    I have lost 4.5 stone and have noticed small changes in my cycle. I have not been diagnosed with PCOS but I have the major sympom - excessive hair growth!

    However, since losing the weight, the hair growth has not got any worse and my periods are a bit more regular (they were never that erratic anyway)

    This leads me to believe that I have been ovulating recently. We have only been TTC for 5 months but I am going to start tracking my BBT to see if I am actually ovulating before I make a dr's appointment.

    I am assuming that since you have lost all that weight, you can effectively 'start again' with clomid/metaformin as things have definately changed! - its all a matter of opinion, hopefully this new doc will give you a bit more info.

    All the best

    Moragx
     

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