Our expert says:
Yes it could be. PCOS increases your risk for diabetes, hypertension, endometrial cancer or hypercholesterolemia, which all have their own complications. Symptoms are:
Irregular, infrequent or no menstrual periods, Infertility, Acne, Weight gain, Excessive hair growth on the face, nipple area, chest, lower abdomen and thighs.
Treatment depends on what the complications are and whether you want to fall pregnant or not but can include hormones, anti-androgenes, diabetes treatment or infertility treatment
See also http://www.4woman.gov/faq/polycystic-ovary-syndrome.cfm
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