Polycystic Ovaries PCOS

It is recommended that women with PCOS have a regular period – minimum every 3 months or at least 4 periods per year.


  • If you have a period at least every 3 months then no further action is required.


  • If you take the combined contraceptive pill or the progesterone only contraceptive pill, or you have a contraceptive implant (Nexplanon) or Mirena coil no further action is required even if you do not have a regular period.


  • If you are not using any of the above methods and you do not have a period at least every 3 months, please make a routine telephone appointment with a GP.


Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) NHS Inform


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