What are the symptoms of PCOS?
Some of the symptoms of PCOS include:
Irregular menstrual cycle. Women with PCOS may miss periods or have fewer periods (fewer than eight in a
year). Or, their periods may come every 21 days or more often. Some women with PCOS stop having menstrual periods.
EXCESS HAIR GROWTH ON FACE AND BODY
Too much hair on the face, chin, or parts of the body where men usually have hair. This is called “hirsutism.”
Hirsutism affects up to 70% of women with PCOS.
FACE ACNE, OILY SKIN, BLACK PATCHES
Acne on the face, chest, and upper back
Thinning hair or hair loss on the scalp; male-pattern baldness Weight gain or difficulty losing weight
Darkening of skin, particularly along neck creases, in the groin, and underneath breasts
Skin tags, which are small excess flaps of skin in the armpits or neck area