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Introduction
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects how a woman’s ovaries work.
Symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome
The symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) usually become apparent in your late teens or early twenties.
Causes of polycystic ovary syndrome
The exact cause of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is unknown, but it is thought to be related to abnormal hormone levels.
Diagnosing polycystic ovary syndrome
See your GP if you have any of the typical symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Treating polycystic ovary syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can't be cured, but the symptoms can be managed.
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