Symptoms, complications, and solutions for PCOS

Dr. Hetal Patolia informs about early detection of PCOS which is very important to keep reproductive health at optimum level. She further explains the symptoms and preventive measures to avoid PCOS and get it resolved at an early stage by consulting a doctor.

We at Medicircle are constantly working on bringing to our audience all the trending health-related topics. It is our primary objective to Bring to your attention news and views you need to be aware of to lead a healthy disease-free life. To help us in this regard we’d be joined by eminent and expert top doctors from across the country. Today in Doctor’s Speak we are going to talk about the problem of PCOS and ways to help you deal with it. 

Dr. Hetal Patolia is a Gynaecologist in Ahmedabad having 25 years of experience in the field of practice. She has completed MBBS and MD in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from MP Shah Government Medical College, Jamnagar in 1994 and 1998 respectively. She is also a member of the Indian Member Association (IMA), The Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI), the International Menopause Society (IMS), and the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR).

Organs are affected by PCOS

Dr. Hetal Patolia says, “PCOS starts with ovaries where there is the formation of a cyst. But, if you check properly PCOS involves all the organs of the body including the -Skin at all other organs at all ages.”

Duration of delay in periods for PCOS

Dr. Hetal Patolia informs, “PCOS affects the rhythm of ovulation and it gets disturbed. Ovaries do not produce enough eggs regularly. In, PCOS, there is the formation of eggs, but they do not mature and rupture on time. This causes a delay of the menses which may cause periods to occur once or maybe twice a year. It may also get delayed by 1 -2 months. The delay of the periods is the main sign of PCOS.”

PCOS diagnosis at a certain age 

Dr. Hetal Patolia states, “PCOS can be diagnosed before even periods can occur depending on premenstrual changes like- 

  • Obesity 
  • Acne 
  • Delay in period 

The diagnosis of PCOD is done in adolescence age generally. PCOS should be diagnosed as early as possible to avoid complications. You can wait for 14 years of age .”

PCOS complications if untreated

Dr. Hetal Patolia informs, “PCOS is like diabetes which cannot be cured and keeps on increasing and it involves the other organs. PCOS should never be taken lightly and treated at an early age. If not treated at an early stage, it may cause reproductive issues and complications in pregnancy, higher chances of abortion, menopausal problems like BP, cholesterol, or blood sugar problems. It can also cause cancer such as uterine cancers.” 

Message from expert

Dr. Hetal Patolia says, “Do not take PCOS lightly. speak to your doctor as soon as possible and treat PCOS before it’s too late.”

Edited By: Dr. Rati Parwani 

Contributed By: Dr. Hetal Patolia, Consultant GynaecologistSGVP Holistic Hospital

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Dr. Rati Parwani

Dr Rati Parwani is a Practising Professional BHMS Doctor having experience of 8 years in the medical field. Her approach towards each and every patient is the utmost professional with high standards of practice. She has nurtured her writing skills and proves it as an asset to her professionalism. She has experience in content writing and likes her writing ethical and scientific-based.

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