Diagnosis of PCOS
- Diagnosing PCOS can be difficult since a specific test cannot be performed nor is there a set list of symptoms that doctors can look for. Each woman’s experience of PCOS is unique. Diagnosis is made when woman has irregular or absent period. Generally diagnosis is done in based on
- Complete physical and pelvic exam
- Any physical sign of abnormal hair growth
- Acne , male pattern baldness.
- Transvaginal ultrasound for thickness of endometrium and cystic ovaries.
- Lab test include the test for LH/FSH, Testosterone /DHEA, thyroid function, prolactin, GTT, and cholesterol