Reproductive Technologies

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The physical removal of unwanted hair is a useful, if not necessary, adjunctive therapy. Permanent hair removal can be accomplished by electrolysis, which destroys the hair's regeneration mechanism.

4 years 3 months ago

In the past, ovarian wedge resection, a procedure whereby a portion of the ovary is removed and the ovary sewn back together, resulted a significant reduction in LH and androgen production, reestablishment of regular menses in more than 75 percent of patients and a pregnancy rate of about 60 percent.

4 years 3 months ago

CC probably is the first-line therapy in PCOS patients who want to become pregnant. In comparison, it is quite safe, inexpensive, easy to use and offers chance of pregnancy in the initial month of use. It works by a pharmacological trick that promotes the release of the pituitary gland's own storage of gonadotropins (FSH and LH).

4 years 3 months ago

Gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) is a hormone that is released from the hypothalamus and promotes production and release of the gonadotropins (LH and FSH) from the pituitary gland.

4 years 3 months ago

This group of medications can be used only when not attempting a pregnancy and with some form of adequate birth control. There is at least a theoretical, risk of feminizing the genitals of a male fetus. The value of the agents for PCOS patients is to improve the skin problems that occur with PCOS.

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