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12 Jul 2005

irregular periods
Ever since i've started menstruating, i havent had a regular period cycle, i thought it would get better as i got older. im 28 now and still very irregular, sometimes i will have my periods 3 0r 4 times a month but the bleeding is not much, sometimes i skip a few months and once for almost a whole year i had no periods. I've been to a gynae and he said that i polycystic ovaries and put me on brith control for 6 mnths, when i stopped the pill i had regular periods for 6 months and then it went back to its old way. Please advise me
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

If you have PCOS, your ovaries are not functioning normally. The treatment is to stay on the Pill till you plan to have children.

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