Another question I have and was wondering if anyone had any advice. Basically, I have a lot of 'little' problems and for the first time I'm starting to wonder if they could be connected. Having a Google around results in many link for PCOS. My main issues are oily skin and acne, which I still get at 24. The combined pill did wonders for my skin but when I came off it, it went right back to being spotty. I've had this problem since before puberty, since I was around 10 years old, which I don't know is a good or bad sign. I am also very hairy, I've always had super hairy legs, very bushy, strong eyebrows, hairy arms and upper lip. Now, again even as a kid I was pretty darn hairy, and I do have Italian genes, but I don't know when 'Mediterranean hairy girl' becomes 'hirsute'. Every time I get my eyebrows threaded, I get comments about how incredibly strong and thick the hairs are which makes me feel totally abnormal. Another thing is, my hair seems to have thinned out quite a lot in the last few years. It doesn't look thin to most people, but it used to be very thick, so much so that I'd need 2 or 3 bands to tie up a ponytail. I've also had a few brown patches on my legs, but doctor told me they're fungal infections.
So these are the things I DON'T have:
*Weight gain - my weight is very stable, no matter what I eat. I've been the same weight for 10 years or so, which is on the lighter side of normal. *Irregular periods - my periods are very regular *High blood pressure - my blood pressure is better than most peoples, apparently.
Should I mention it to the doctor or am I going to sound like a hypochondriac?