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Polycystic Ovaries

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We specialise in the timely diagnosis, management and treatment of polycystic ovaries. Our expert doctors will create an individualised treatment plan for you to relieve your polycystic ovaries symptoms and minimise the impact the polycystic ovaries are having on your everyday life.

Diagnosing Polycystic Ovaries

You may already have a diagnosis of polycystic ovaries, or you may be concerned that symptoms such as irregular or absent periods, pelvic pain, acne or infertility are signs that you have polycystic ovaries. During an initial consultation, we will undertake a full review of your medical history, your symptoms and how this is affecting you.

We will also undertake any tests necessary to find out if you have polycystic ovaries. These may include:

  • A pelvic examination
  • Ultrasound scan

Treating Polycystic Ovaries

You will not have to wait long for a diagnosis and we will be able to advise a treatment and management plan designed around your needs.

We will design an invidualised treatment and management plan for your polycystic ovaries in our state-of-the-art facilities. Your doctor will discuss this with you and our experienced care teams will be on hand to provide sensitive support and after care.

Pregnancy with Polycystic Ovaries

Polycystic ovaries can cause infertility as women with polycystic ovaries fail to ovulate regularly, making conceiving very difficult. Polycystic ovaries can also cause complications during pregnancy, particularly in the first trimester. Early treatment and management is very important.

Gynaecology Treatments

Ultrasound Scan

State-of-the-art diagnostic tools.

Blood Tests

To monitor and diagnose.

Fertility Treatments

Symptoms and Causes of Polycystic Ovaries

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a condition where women grow lots of tiny ovarian cysts on their ovaries. These growths cause a range of polycystic ovaries symptoms including:

  • Irregular or absent periods
  • Prolonged periods
  • Excessive weight gain
  • Acne
  • Pelvic tenderness

If polycystic ovaries are severe, you may experience:

  • Long term infertility
  • Diabetes

Left untreated, polycystic ovaries can lead to chronic fibroid pain and long-term infertility, as well as damage your fallopian tubes. Polycystic ovaries are one of the most common gynaecological conditions, affecting almost 20% of women.

It is important to diagnose polycystic ovaries as soon as possible to minimise polycystic ovaries symptoms and prevent long-term infertility.

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Expert advisors on fertility and women's health throughout their lives

The medical team at The Evewell is led by Mr Colin Davis who graduated in 1990 and was appointed a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Honorary Senior Lecturer for Gynaecology at St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals in 2001. A pioneer in the field of laparoscopic surgery he founded The Evewell - a centre dedicated to providing first class fertility treatment and gynaecological care for women of all ages.