Honestly, from your pics you don't look like you have PCOS. The people I know who have it are usually overweight, have bad acne, and facial hair. But see how I check off the symptoms:
Originally Posted by brooke.S.
Acne- I had this a few years ago, but since I gave up gluten my skin is pretty perfect.
Weight gain- only recently
Extra hair on face and body- I think so, other people probably wouldn't!
Thinning hair on scalp- It was thinning, but since giving up gluten it's looking better every day!
Irregular periods- Either wouldn't get them, or would get every three weeks.
Fertility problems- I'm infertile.
So, I had every one of those symptoms at one stage. I also get cysts! And I don't have PCOS A lot of those symptoms can be caused by high estro, or low prog. Luckily your bloods will give a clearer picture. I agree with Graycat that your doc should have put forward a diagnosis without having test results. Even though I got a scan of my ovaries which showed that I'm infertile, my endo was very careful not to scare me, or think that it was a permanent condition.
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