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Category: Fertility Issues

Asked by Craigie-Craigo

Q: GP won't give me Clomid for PCOS?

Hi girls, I have PCOS and have been on Metformin since Xmas but still not ovulating or having af so went back to gp and he wont give me clomid as I haven't had an af. He's sending hubbie's swimmers to be tested and then will refer me to a specialist, and then he mentioned that they could maybe give me clomid?? How - if he wont? They also mentioned ovarian drilling, any experiences of this? Scared me a little!

This question was asked May. 10, 2012 2:11am
Category: Fertility Issues

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Answered by Kaywinnet - Jun. 3, 2012 7:55pm
GPs are of no use when trying to conceive. Definitely try to talk with your gynecologist or even a reproductive endocrinologist! I understand not starting Clomid with no period, but if that were the case you should have been prescribed a medication to jump start your cycle.

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Answered by a member - May. 10, 2012 7:52am
why dont you try vitex and red raspberry leaf? got me ovulatating and my period after taking for a month! good luck

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Answered by michelle2879 - May. 10, 2012 5:34am
I just went to an obgyn. The first thing she did was prescribe provera to start af since I have not had it in a very long time. Then she wants me to go have u/s done. After my bloodwork has come back she has already mentioned clomid so like the other ladies I would check out some obgyn in your area!!!!

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Answered by a member - May. 10, 2012 2:47am
Personally, I would see an OBGYN or an RE--someone who specializes in this field. Good luck!!

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Answered by sammehbaybeh - May. 10, 2012 2:46am
A Gp isn't allowed to prescribe clomid, only a gynecologist or a fertility specialist can sorry :(
As for ovarian drilling i haven't had it done because it also scared me a bit, but i have had a laparoscopy to drain some of my cysts.
Good luck with everything! xx

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