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Hi I am worried about my sister but she wont go to the doctors!

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Hi I am worried about my sister but she won't go to the doctors! She is overweight, has facial hair but uses a no no ! It's really her explosive rage it is so bad! Everyone wrong and she only works a few hours a week. Speaks to people like they are dirt if someone touches her she gets mad, swears terribly. Mum can not keep going on with her behaviour. Any ideas ?? Please help thanks amanda
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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it sounds like she has polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Dr. David :

where her ovaries are making too much male hormone called testosterone or androgens.

Dr. David :

this can cause facial hair growth and cause short temperness. and weight gain.

Dr. David :

she needs to see her doctors and be started on birth control pills to level out her hormones.

Dr. David :

she should get blood testing to check her blood androgen levels. I bet they are too high.

Dr. David :

she might need to go on metformin to help lower her blood glucose levels.

Dr. David :

spironolactone might help as well.

Dr. David :

hello?

Customer: Is this why she has really bad periods !
Dr. David :

yes.

Dr. David :

her hormones are out of control

Dr. David :

she needs to see a doctor and be tested for polycystic ovarian syndrome

Customer: How do we get her to go to doctors
Dr. David :

and be started on some birth control pills to level out her hormones.

Dr. David :

she has to be willing to go see a doctor

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and be told there is treatments which can help her

Dr. David :

her symptoms sound very much like polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Dr. David :

and she most likely has too much androgen hormone in her body.

Customer: Well she doesn't like people and its difficult it control her
Dr. David :

I can imagine.

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I hope you can convince her to see her GP and get some blood testing and go on birth control pills.

Dr. David :

try to go with her to her doctors appointment

Dr. David :

and ask them to test her for polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Customer: We carnt get a doctor to come to the home ?
Dr. David :

you can try that, but that can be difficult to do in the uk

Dr. David :

and she also will need blood work as well.

Customer: Oh dear I will have to speak to mum her periods are so heavy it goes through her clothes ?
Dr. David :

she could be low in iron as well

Dr. David :

if she is loosing so much blood.

Dr. David :

she needs to see a doctor right away.

Dr. David :

the sooner she sees a doctor

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the sooner she can start being treated and getting better.

Dr. David :

she might need an ablation procedure of her uterus to lessen her bleeding as well.

Dr. David :

good luck to you and her.

Dr. David :

let me know if you have other questions.

Customer: Thank you so much but I don't think she let them touch her
Dr. David :

well, then she will never get better then.

Dr. David :

is she willing to take birth control pills?

Dr. David :

that could help in the short term.

Customer: Thanks
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you are welcome

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