Pelvic Pain Support Network

PCOD/PCOS Treatment

PCOD (Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease) is a condition caused due to hormonal imbalance in the body which results in poly (many) Cysts (sacs filled with fluids) in the ovary. PCOD is also called as PCOS (Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome) and it is diagnosed if any abnormality in follicular function is observed. PCOS needs surgical treatments in few severe cases. A proficient Infertility Specialist can help you coping with the condition and getting the right treatment. PCOD does not cause any pain in the pelvic region. Lower abdominal pain is experienced due to the presence of cysts. A complete check-up by an infertility Specialist is recommended for finding out the exact reason. The doctor would also advice you some lifestyle changes for a better recovery.

Following are the symptoms of PCOS

•Excessive body hair or facial hair (hirsutism)

• Hair loss

• Irregular or missing periods or heavy periods

• Acne and other skin problems

•Mood swing

•Weight loss


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