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What did the gynaecologist recommend? Thank you.
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It sounds like you do have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The primary problem in women with PCOS is that they don't ovulate. That's what causes the long time between periods. Eventually your uterine lining builds up, and then the spotting and sometimes prolonged bleeding can occur.
Losing weight is one of the best treatments for PCOS, and for many women, if they lose much weight, they begin to ovulate and have regular periods.
Metformin is another treatment for PCOS. It can be helpful, but by itself it probably won't do a lot
If you're not planning another child now, the best treatment is usually to go back on birth control pills. That controls your hormones and your periods until you decide to become pregnant.
When you do decide to get pregnant, there is medication called clomid that will often help you to ovulate. Sometimes it's given together with metformin. I hope that's helpful.
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As I mentioned, the erratic bleeding is due to not ovulating and the resultant extra buildup of your uterine lining. That extra buildup can be resolved using either progesterone pills or birth control pills.
Probably no need to get in a know about it. It's pretty straightforward as far as what's going on and how to correct it.
You have mentioned that your periods tend to be different lengths. I suspect that you may be having bleeding at times although you haven't ovulated. If ovulation doesn't occur, then you can have bleeding, but the uterine lining doesn't clean itself off, and the lining then continues to build up.