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Tag: diagnosis

Diagnosing PCOS

So you’ve discovered you have some of the symptoms of PCOS: Irregular Periods Mood Swings Sleep Apnoea Weight Gain Excess Hair Growth Difficulty getting pregnant However you’re not sure how to get a diagnosis so what happens next? If you think you have PCOS or you recognise that you have several symptoms which are common […]


Diagnosing Fibroids

A doctor or nurse can sometimes feel fibroids during a routine pelvic examination. Ultrasound can be used to confirm the diagnosis, but this is not always necessary. Uterine fibroids are often found during routine pelvic exams. You or your doctor may feel irregularities in the shape of your uterus, which could indicate that there are […]

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Diagnosing Endometriosis

So you suspect you have endo but first you need a diagnosis. Diagnosis If a doctor suspects endometriosis, the first step will be to perform a pelvic exam to try to feel if implants are present.Very often there is no strong evidence of endometriosis from a physical exam. The only way to make a definitive diagnosis […]