If you have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), you may have some or all of the following symptoms:
- excess hair growing on your face, chest, stomach or back (hirsutism)
- thinning hair or baldness (alopecia)
- irregular periods or no periods at all
- abnormal vaginal bleeding
- difficulty falling pregnant or not falling pregnant at all
- easy weight gain
- swollen belly
- mental health problems such as depression and anxiety.
It’s important to talk to your doctor if you have any or all of these symptoms.
Your doctor may also look for:
Women with PCOS have a higher risk than other women of developing health problems like:
Last reviewed: November 2016