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Posted by: Daisy | 2008/07/14

Cysts on ovaries.... PLEASE HELP!

Went to the gynae and on the scan she saw I have cysts on my ovaries. She put me on Sandowz Metformin HCI 500 FC for 6 months. Will this help me in falling pregnant? How long will it take for me to fall pregnant? She wants me to go back onto the pill for 3 months to stabilise my hormones. Do I really have to go back onto the pill? I have been off the pill for almost a year now and is scared that going back onto it will take longer for me to fall pregnant? PLEASE ADVISE!!

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The idea is for the Metformin to get you to ovulate, though it does not work in 100% of case. You are not going to fall pregnant without help, so I would agree with your doctor's suggestions.

Best wishes

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Posted by: EHT | 2008/07/14

Hi,You dont mention how long you had been on the pill before?Here is my story... been on Nur-istrate(injection) for 5 years, was off it for more than a year with no period coming. Was put on pill to regulate period for three months. Did got period for three cycles and when I stopped pill the period also stopped.What I am trying to say.. is that they do put you on the pill to regulate your period/hormones but no say whether it will regulate for sure. Like  I for eg. also has PCOS which makes ovulation also difficult.Hope you have good news very soon.

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