What Are The Symptoms of PCOS


Pre Conception

What are the symptoms of PCOS?

The symptoms of PCOS can vary from woman to woman. Some of the symptoms of PCOS include:

  • Infertility (not able to get pregnant) because of not ovulating. In fact, PCOS is currently the most common cause of female subfertility
  • Infrequent, absent, and/or irregular menstrual periods
  • Hirsutism – increased hair growth on the face, chest, stomach and back
  • Multiple small cysts on the ovaries seen on Ultrasound scan
  • Acne, oily skin, or dandruff
  • Weight gain or obesity
  • Male-pattern baldness or thinning hair
  • Patches of skin on the neck, arms, breasts, or thighs that are thick and dark brown or black
  • Skin tags – excess flaps of skin in the armpits or neck area