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How is PCOS diagnosed?

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PCOS is Polycistic Ovarian Syndrome. There a specific signs that a patient may have PCOS. A few symptoms that go along with PCOS are abnormal periods, elevated male hormones and excessive hair growth. If physicians rule out thyroid and adrenal diseases it can direct the doctor to a proper diagnosis. There are also significant health issues that are correlated with PCOS. A few of these are diabetes, gestational diabetes, hypertension, heart disease. Dr. Laurence Jacobs from Fertility Centers of Illinois explains.

Dr. Laurence Jacobs is a fertility doctor at Fertility Centers of Illinois. He discusses how PCOS is diagnosed.
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