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10 days delayed, cervicitis, and PCOS

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Ive always had long cycles ranging from 34 to 38 days. My last period started on jan30. I had unprotected sex on day 7 or feb 5 and i bled a lot after intercourse. On feb 18 i have been having brownish discharge. I thought it was implantation but ob ruled it out and said its cervicitis. Had medication for a week. Also had papsmear which confirmed the inflammation. Also had a transvaginal ultrasound and went to 2 obgs for interpretation ans they both said i have PCOS and that my period will be coming soon. Until now march 16 havent got any bleeyding yet. I am 10 days delayed but on the first and 7th day of my missed period i had HPT and both turned out negative. What could be the reason ? Thanks


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replied March 17th, 2013
Menstruation Answer A42604
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
PCOS is known to be associated with anovulatory menstrual cycles (menstrual cycles without periodic egg release from ovary), and there can be long gaps between periods. However, occasional ovulation can occur, and if you had been sexually active around ovulation time, chances of pregnancy are possible. If the symptoms suggestive of pregnancy are persistent, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, visit your doctor/gynecologist for further examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets ruled out, and if diagnosis of PCOS has been confirmed, then consider discussing with your treating doctor/gynecologist about getting started on insulin modifiers along with the hormonal contraceptives for better control of PCOS and for regularization of periods. PCOS usually responds to treatment with insulin modifiers as most common cause for PCOS is insulin resistance. Once the ovarian changes are reversed, hormonal contraceptives can be stopped (unless you wish to continue on them for birth control purposes). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Incorporate exercises in daily routine to promote weight loss. Maintain low fat and low carb diet.
Take care.


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