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  • "Heather_87" started this thread

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Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 11:53am

PCOS - Opinions needed...


I have been told I have PCOS (depsite no cysts being found after hysteroselpingogram and several scans)

Me and my fiance aren't really "trying to conceive" anymore, we're concentratiing on our wedding for now, to try and take the stress of not conceiving away for now.

However, I am due on my period tomorrow and for the last 8 days I have had a brown discharge, similar to the end of my normal period, I had a bit of peiod pain last week but nothing else since.

There's no smell, there's no pain, it's just as it is when I'm nearing the end of my normal period.

Not too sure what it could be?

Any ideas? ?o(
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Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 12:15pm

Hello Heather

I guess your diagnosis must have been based on blood test results? I have PCOS too, and was diagnosed with blood tests, although I also have visible cysts and amenorrhea.

Funny things can happen with discharge thanks to our crazy hormones and your brown discharge this month could just be a result of a change in your hormones this cycle.

But if your period doesn't appear as expected, you should pee on a stick!

And if you continue to have any concerns over the next few days perhaps you can pop to see your doc?

Congrats on your upcoming wedding by the way :)

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Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 1:58pm

Hi Bee,

Thanks very much :)

If I don't get my period after a week or so I'll go to my GP, I was just wondering if it was anything to be alarmed about.

I was diagnosed due to blood tests, despite being put through a hysterosalpingogram, blood tests, scans etc. Although the GP said to me "You dn't have a beard so that was a surprise" How very kind of him, I'm sure it was a compliment but it was sure abrupt!!

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Thursday, January 17th 2013, 9:30am

Hi, Heather
One of the features of PCOS is irregular periods and it is also quite common to have cycles that are different from normal or different from what others might consider normal. Although you have 'removed the stress of TTC' you are still 'stressed' by the wedding planning and this can also affect your cycle.

As the discharge is not smelly or in any way uncomfortable, I would not be overly concerned. If it continues long enough for you to start worrying or if it becomes smelly or itchy then I would definitely see a doctor.

Also, if you normally have regular cycles and are late then I would also be inclined to want to do a home test as this is possibly one of the first things that your GP will do.

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Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 6:32pm

Hey there. I'm really sorry to hear about what happened. PCOS is a horrible condition. Good luck with your wedding. You guys are doing the right thing by not stressing out about it. You can always rethink and reevaluate what you want to do, later. Lots of love.

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