Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common cause of
infertility in women, frequently becomes manifest during adolescence,
and is primarily characterized by ovulatory dysfunction and hyperandrogenism.
PCOS OR PCOD encompasses a spectrum of variably associated clinical features:
1. Cutaneous signs of hyperandrogenism (eg, hirsutism, moderate-severe acne)
2. menstrual irregularity
3. Polycystic ovaries (one or both)
4. Obesity and insulin resistance
Because of this clinical heterogeity most cases will not have all these features
so it is sometimes challengingto diagnose PCOS. The diagnosis of PCOS has lifelong
implications with increased risk for metabolic syndrome ,type 2 diabetes mellitus ,
and , possibly cardiovascular disease and endometrialcarcinoma.
PCOS should be considered in any adolescent female with cheief complaint
of Hirsutism, treatment-resistant acne, menstrual irregularity, or obesity.
The Main Symtoms associated are:
Skipped or absence of menstruation
Heavy menstrual bleeding
Excessive Hair growth
Treatments Are Available For:
Adhesion & Cohesion Pelvic Pain
Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases
Incontinence of urine
Absent/ Painful Menstrual Cycles
PCOS OR PCOD
Gynecology is an important part of healthcare for women. Sushila Mathrutva Clinic is a premier healthcare centre dedicated to woman, we understand the complexities of women’s health. We care for women of all ages, addressing conditions in areas of
adolescence, pregnancy, high risk pregnancies, sexual healthcare, breast care, infertility evaluation & treatment and other gynaecological issue.
How Often Should You Be Seeing Your Gynecologist?
Women between the ages of 21 and 29
Women between the ages of 21 and 29 should be visiting their
gynecologist every year for a regular exam, as well as
in between visits for
any issues that arise.
Sexually active before you turn 21
If you become sexually active before you turn 21,
you should also visit your gynecologist every year.
A female between the ages of 11 and 18
A female between the ages of 11 and 18 could potentially see
a family practice
provider, a pediatrician, or a gynecologist. While most
issues can be handled by
pediatric or family medicine providers, there are some
instances where it’s
appropriate for a younger patient to visit a gynecology
After the age of 30
If you’re in good health and not pregnant or being treated
for any illnesses, then
you can see your gynecologist every other year after you
turn 30. At each visit, you’ll have
a Pap smear and a pelvic exam.
Women who are aged 65 or older
Women who are aged 65 or older don’t need to get Pap tests as
they don’t have any history of cervical cancer or