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Ok all of my blood test for FSH, LH, Thyroid, Prolactin,TSH, T4, T3 all came back normal and I have PCOS and with my doctor putting me on metformin and clomid is it a greater success for me to become pregnant faster? and is metformin something that balances your hormones for your perios to come also?

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replied September 30th, 2011
Infertility Answer A27285
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The most common cause for PCOS is insulin resistance, so the use of insulin modifiers (like Metformin) and hormonal contraceptive pills usually helps with treating the symptoms and regulating periods. Once the PCOS changes are under control, ovulation inducers like Clomid (along with HCG injections in case needed) would be started to help you have more than 1 egg release from ovary to increase chances of pregnancy and help with smooth continuation of pregnancy. Be in regular follow-up with your gynecologist and report any unusual/new symptoms immediately.
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