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What is Polycystic ovary?

16:33 - 6 May , 2021


It is a common condition in adolescent women or women of reproductive age due to a hormonal imbalance that is characterized by infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods, or excessive levels of male hormones, causing the growth of cysts in the ovaries that prevent the regular release of eggs.

Potential risks:

If it is not cared for correctly and promptly, there is a greater risk of developing conditions that can put the person’s health and quality of life at risk, such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, abnormal uterine bleeding, infertility, liver inflammation, miscarriage or premature birth, and cancer, among others.

Signs and symptoms Polycystic ovary

  • Acne, clogged pores, or oily skin.
  • Alopecia.
  • Weight gain, obesity, or difficulty maintaining a normal weight.
  • Pelvic pain.
  • Thickening and darkening of the skin around the neck, armpits, or breasts.
  • Excess hair on the face, chest, abdomen, or thighs.
  • Infertility.
  • Heavy, irregular, or non-existent menstruation.

Diagnosis and treatment Polycystic ovary

To receive a proper diagnosis, the doctor will review your medical history, perform physical and gynecological examinations, and will probably request additional tests.

Although PCOS has no cure, it can be treated if diagnosed early to determine the appropriate treatment to help control symptoms and avoid the risk of other diseases.

At ABC Medical Center we have a team of experts in the various branches of gynecology ready to serve you with world-class quality and safety standards, as well as the humane treatment and warmth that characterizes us. Come to us and you will receive the best care available in Mexico and Latin America.

We are pioneers in gynecologic laparoscopy, which allows us to offer you the best treatment options, with shorter hospitalization times, as well as faster and less painful recovery, taking care of the aesthetic aspect with smaller scars than open surgeries. We offer you robot-assisted gynecologic surgeries, being an even less invasive and more precise procedure that provides benefits such as:

20% of the total robot surgeries of ABC Medical Center correspond to this specialty, which places us as a cutting-edge institution with vast experience and leadership in the field for the benefit of our patients.


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