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chances of getting put on medication to help me?

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I've been trying to get pregnant for 2 years now with no luck. I have a doctors apt in a week to get checked out. I also have PCOS. I have a friend who has also been trying to get pregnant and she also has PCOS, when she went to the doctor she was put on Metformin. I know everyone is different but with the time I've been trying, what do you think my chances of getting put on medication to help me get pregnant are?

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replied October 17th, 2011
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PCOS usually responds to treatment with insulin modifiers (like Metformin) as most common cause for PCOS is insulin resistance. Consider discussing with your treating doctor/gynecologist about getting started on these for better control of PCOS and symptoms. Discuss your pregnancy plans too and if you are ready for pregnancy, you can consider getting started to ovulation inducers to help in increasing chances of pregnancy. If you have not been successful with your pregnancy plans, consider going ahead with getting complete infertility work-up done for you and your partner to see if there are any underlying causes for the infertility/inability to conceive. Treatment as needed (based on examination and investigations results) would be started to help you get pregnant. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any unusual/new/abnormal symptoms immediately. All the best.
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