Hi Im a 22 female with generally very good health. I recently went to the doctor about my skin because i suffer from mild-moderate acne since my teens and finally decided to something about it. After trying antibiotics and topical creams they put me on dianette contraceptive pill. I decided to do some research on the internet about it and I noticed a lot of women on this pill suffer from PCOS and started to wonder if i could have it too. I never thought i had any health problems before, apart from the spots, and live a very happy life. But after looking at the symptoms of pcos it sounds exactly like me. Ive always suffered from spots and have a skin tag, always been more hairy than normal but its quite fair so never thought anything of it. and just pluck or shave the darker hairs. I'm thin but carry more weight around my middle than other body parts. My periods are regular, light and pain free but have a long cycle of about 6 weeks (before i went on the pill). oh and im always tired...! I know it is bad to self diagnose through the internet but im really worried! If i do have pcos its not been affecting my life so far except the acne, but i know it can affect fertility which will be an issue in the future. Im gona ask my doctor anyway next time i go for my pill but just wanted a second opinion from any pcos sufferers or GPs out there to put my mind at ease?!Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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