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Hello to all my fellow ladies!

OK, I'm not entirely sure if this is the appropriate place to ask this, but I thought I'd try. I've been struggling with PCOS for several years now. As far as WLS is concerned, I'm being told two things about PCOS. On one hand, my surgeon is telling me that in his experience, PCOS goes away in women who successfully complete and keep the weight off after surgery. On the other hand, my OB-GYN is telling me she doesn't think it will change anything other than I won't have to take Metformin anymore. She says I'll most likely still have to take Aldactone, Progesterone and Inositol even after WLS. However, it's also worth noting she's mentioned she's never treated anyone with PCOS whose undergone WLS during childbearing age.

I'm so confused! I have no idea what to believe and I never met anyone else in this situation before.

If anyone knows anything about this, I'm am very grateful in advance for any help or advice. Thank you!

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I was told it would get better. Everybody's different so it's not always the case I suppose. WL helps balance hormones.

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I sure hope so. Fingers crossed!

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I was told it helps remedy most of the issues. It was one of the factors in my choosing to have WLS.

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