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    Default PCOS, infertility, mirena.. Now Clomid?

    I'm 24 y.o and was diagnosed with PCO about 3 years ago while I had a mirena. My partner and I have been TTC on and off for 2 years now while trying metformin (now on second attempt almost 3 years later - the first was for helping my PCO), gynaecologist appointments, blood tests, scans and constantly being told I just need to lose weight. I was a size 8 when I was 17 and was never heavier than 55kg before I was diagnosed after a 50kg+ weight gain within two years. At my last gynaecologist app maybe one and a half months ago I was told I just had to lose 25kg and I will fall pregnant almost instantly. I started seeing the specialist due to not getting my period for over 6 months after my mirena removal and having troubles trying to fall pregnant. I have been told by doctors I have PCO not PCOS but now today I have been told by a new doctor I have PCOS as I have almost all symptoms (the only symptom I don't have is excess hair on my face) of PCOS. She wants to send me to a different specialist and put me on Clomid. I'm unsure if I want to put yet another drug into my body (I'm also on pristique for depression) when all it is, is just another doctor giving me their opinion and not any real help. I'm wondering if anyone has had personal experience with this medication and if it's something I should give a go. Tia

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    I have lost 25+kgs and it hasn't helped me. Clomid worked wonderfully for me though.

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    I have PCOS and tried for 7 years to have my first baby. I lost 30 kilos and was on metformin for 4 years. I fell pregnant on clomid. Good luck

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    @mrsboyts did the metformin help you loose the weight?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FirstTTC View Post
    @mrsboyts did the metformin help you loose the weight?

    I've only been on this round of metformin for maybe a month but without really doing anything different other than my job I've lost 10kg from my heaviest over the last few months. The drs still want me to lose another 25kg.

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    I've been on metformin 5.5 weeks. In last 4 weeks I've lost 4kg w/o extra effort. I have a desk job so pretty sedentary.

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    Default PCOS, infertility, mirena.. Now Clomid?

    Good work @Leisadoeblien. I've got quite a bit to lose
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    Quote Originally Posted by FirstTTC View Post
    @mrsboyts did the metformin help you loose the weight?
    Yes I would say it did. I had horrible side affects with it so I saw a dietician and followed a strict diet and managed to lose 30kgs. I had done 8 rounds of clomid and then gave it a break and then lost some weight and then started on clomid again and fell pregnant

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    Well done @mrsboyts - pleased your hard work paid off!

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