Polycystic ovary syndrome — can I get pregnant?

  In today's world, doctors make the diagnosis of "polycystic ovary" almost every fifth woman. Despite the high level of development of medicine, scientists have not been able to answer the question "Why and when can the disease develop?" But the results of polycystic ovaries are very disappointing.

So today we decided to tell you what kind of illness it is, and how it affects the reproductive function of a woman.

Polycystic ovaries, PCOS symptoms

The name of this disease comes from the word "cyst", which means education (follicular process) fluid-filled and immature oocytes . The prefix "Poly" means that such cysts in women more than two.


There are different causes of this disease. However, the main considered hormonal disorders . which leads to the increase produced by the body insulin. And because of this, a woman's body begins to produce the male hormone androgen . which causes hormonal imbalance. Some scholars argue that the cause of the disease are frequent sore throat, acute respiratory infections and even stress . who is a woman experienced in adolescence (10-12 years). Polycystic ovaries are also associated with early abortion and heredity.

Main symptoms:

  • Menstrual disorders (interruptions in menstruation, frequent delays)
  • Bleeding
  • Increase hair growth on the body and on the face of the girl. The hair acquires a male type
  • Increase the oily hair and skin, acne
  • 50% of patients observed significant weight gain (9-14 kg) for no apparent reason
  • Change in a big way all parameters of the ovaries . that will be clearly visible during an ultrasound.

Many experts say that this disease can develop brand asymptomatic   . and manifested only when a woman wants to become pregnant, but she does not get it. After undergoing a complete examination, the doctor diagnoses "Polycystic ovary."

Of course, this disease it is better to identify at an early stage. Because in the advanced form it can become the cause of obesity, cancer of the female organs, and, worst of all — a complete infertility . Also women with the same diagnosis can occurrupture of ovary or cyst . if it is very large.

Is it possible to get pregnant with a diagnosis of PCOS?

  Most women who are diagnosed with the first question "Can I get pregnant with polycystic ovaries?". The answer to it is "Yes", modern medicine is actively working in this direction.

For the treatment of this disease use hormonal therapy . which leads to the balance level of male and female hormones. If the woman appeared overweight, it must be disposed of using a special diet, medication and regular exercise. Then the doctor begins to stimulate ovulation. If she came, the woman has a better chance to get pregnant.
So pregnancy and polycystic ovaries can exist in parallel. However — there may be problems while carrying a child :

Pregnant women with a diagnosis of "polycystic ovaries" prescribed drug therapy .