No single test can diagnose PCOS. Instead, clinicians take into account your symptoms, blood tests, and sometimes, an ultrasound to diagnose the condition. International criteria to diagnose PCOS say that a woman may have any two out of three of the major symptoms: high androgen levels, ovarian cysts, or irregular periods.
Articles in this section
- What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome?
- What are Some Common Symptoms of PCOS?
- What causes PCOS?
- What is the link between PCOS and insulin resistance?
- What is the association between PCOS and obesity?
- How do I know if I have PCOS?
- Do I need to get an ultrasound to confirm the diagnosis of PCOS?
- What are the potential long-term effects caused by PCOS?
- Can I still get pregnant with PCOS?
- Does a cure exist for PCOS?