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Dr. Dwight Im is internationally recognized for his skill in gynecologic robotic surgery and serves as Director for The Neil B. Rosenshein, M.D., Institute for Gynecologic Care, The Gynecologic Oncology Center and Mercy's National Institute of Robotic Surgery.
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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an imbalance of female sex hormones. This video shows how abnormal amounts of certain hormones may cause symptoms. Treatment options are also shown.
The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is led by expert gynecologists who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of common and complex conditions, including polycystic ovary syndrome. Our team of physicians works with each individual to determine the appropriate treatment plan.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) occurs when there is a hormonal imbalance in women of reproductive age. In most cases, but not all, women with the disorder will develop numerous small cysts located along the outer edges of the ovaries. The exact cause of PCOS is unknown. Early diagnosis and treatment may reduce the risk of long-term complications.
Symptoms typically begin soon after a woman first begins having periods and may also develop later on during reproductive years, for example, in response to substantial weight gain. Symptoms vary in type and severity and include:
There is no single test to diagnose PCOS. Most cases may be diagnosed with a thorough evaluation of a patient’s medical history, symptoms and physical examinations. Additional tests, such as blood tests and ultrasounds may be necessary to diagnose PCOS.
Since there is no specific cure for polycystic ovary syndrome, treatment generally focuses on management of your individual symptoms and goals. Certain medications and/or therapies may help control individual symptoms, such as unwanted hair growth or obesity. Mercy physicians will help you determine what treatments are right for your goals.
The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland is the flagship Center of Excellence in the Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine at Mercy. The Institute includes The Gynecology Center and The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy offering physician and surgical expertise in the treatment of endometriosis, urogynecology, adolescent gynecology and well woman care, as well as benign or non-cancerous conditions of the female genital tract and malignant or cancerous conditions such as uterine, ovarian and cervical cancer.
Mercy Medical Center has been recognized for multiple years in the Best Hospitals edition of U.S. News & World Report.
Hyung S. Ryu, M.D., is a highly skilled gynecologic surgeon, providing treatment of ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers at Mercy.
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