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By fannyfitel123 - / Monday 24 August 2009 16:43 / United States
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  fmlfmlfml15  |  0

lol these FMLs are so sad. Im sorry about your condition, and your mother is a bitch for making fun of something you can't control. On the other hand, you could always adopt!!!

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  Herbal_fml  |  0

PCOS usually makes it hard to get pregnant, but now with In-Vitro and fertility drugs you can get pregnant. Especially with in-vitro, her uterus is still perfect. Then of course the adopting thing, she can totally adopt. I find the OP is being a drama queen.

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  jess_00  |  0

wow her mom makes a joke about the OP not being able to have kids and you call her a drama queen for being upset about it? Do you know how expensive it is to use in-vitro?!

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YDI. That syndrome is caused by being obese or smoking.

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  BlueberryPies  |  0

Perhaps you should do some research before making very stupid and completely false claims. PCOS is a chronic condition that a lot of women are born with. It has absolutely nothing to do with smoking, and is not caused by obesity. In fact, PCOS is the CAUSE of obesity amongst the majority of women who have it. And if you want to challenge this information, go right ahead; but be warned, you'll probably run the risk of looking like an imbecile because I, too, have been diagnosed with PCOS and have been living with it for over 5 years, so I understand the logistics of the disease. Grow up, honey.

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I have researched it because I have three, or six cysts, I don't remember exactly. I suppose I must've gotten my sources all wrong then?

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  Galex7471  |  4

Horribly wrong. Usually you're overweight BECAUSE of PCOS (type 2 diabetes is a very common side effect), being overweight doesn't cause it. I'm over 20 lbs underweight and my doctors kept running tests for it because I was displaying so many other symptoms, but thankfully I just have plain old ovarian cysts. If I recall from what I was told about it, it's caused by an excess of androgens, not lifestyle factors.

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What the hell you're trying to tell me that you have a disease that your mother doesn't know about that is as serious as to cause you to not have kids? im calling bullshit on this one i don't know anyone that has a life-threatening disease that their own mother doesn't know about. If this is the case then fuck your life indeed

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  chunsa  |  0

it's not a life-threatening disease. it's just inconvenient and makes having babies more difficult. and if you read it properly, you would see that her mom IS aware of her condition

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  elphie_thropp  |  0

Oh, and by the way, if you have it, chances are your mom has it too. And if she doesn't, then your dad is probably a carrier, and his mom had it. So, people with PCOS in your family have had kids before, so it isn't impossible for you to have them.

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  jugglernaut  |  0

ditto. it's caused by genetics. a LOT of women in my family have it. My cousin has some severe PCOS; the doctors deemed her infertile, and now she has two teenagers. My best friend's mother actually had to get an ovary removed, and the one ovary that was left spawned four kids. Not all hope is lost, OP. =] although, suffering the same thing, I feel for you. the HAIR, oh man. xD

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  Raceta  |  5

I want a kid that bad... Money isn't an object... except for the fact I DON'T HAVE THE MONEY! Where am I supposed to pull it from? My want of a child? 'Hi Doctor, I don't have any money, but will you take my payment in emotional want?'

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  jlcost05  |  0

I'm 22 and I also have POS... and had to be put on the pill because metformin makes you so fertile... think before you post things like this... POS is not a big problem if you deal with it... try doing research instead of spending time pitying yourself and going on FML

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  TeenieAmerica  |  9

Um, no, it's fucking not. It's caused by hormonal imbalances. You CAN get it from being overweight, but you can also get it from being underweight or not eating enough. And smoking? WTF? Do some research, asshole.

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  TeenieAmerica  |  9

Wait, a lot of people are saying it's hereditary? I'm confused because I have it and my gynecologist told me it was because not eating enough when I was 14 or so screwed with my hormones. Anyway, OP, it's not that bad. You can probably have kids, it'll just be a little harder for you.

By  riptydrocks24  |  0

oh that sucks third!

By  MyzticHydra  |  0

you got burned by your mother that sucks for you...

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  nonotme  |  0

I agree, this is no fml, your condition was the whole point of the joke. Lighten up, OP.

By  stellauren  |  0

uhh, just because you have PCOS doesn't mean you'll never have kids. try doing some research.

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  niner12  |  0

and also, it depends on each person with PCOS whether or not they have difficulty getting pregnant. for some people it isn't really a problem, and for others it makes it very very difficult. so unless you know the person who posted this you don't really know what you're talking about.

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  beautiful_hope  |  16

Try not being an asshat! I have PCOD (it's now considered a disorder. Not a syndrome) & I've had 11 miscarriages. It was within the first month each time & I never knew I was pregnant. I will never have kids. My mother also had it & had to have a full hysterectomy at age 23. MOST women that have PCOD will never have kids. How about YOU try doing some research.

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