Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

    Overview

    Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder in which cysts form on the ovaries. Symptoms include menstrual irregularity, acne, and obesity. Treatments include birth control pills to regularize periods, a medication called metformin to prevent diabetes, statins to control high cholesterol and hormone therapy.

    Our doctors

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    Anne Daly, RD, CDE

    Director of Nutrition & Diabetes Education
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Caitlen Despain, FNP-BC

    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    610 N. Westgate Jacksonville, IL 62650
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    Terah Holland, MD

    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    400 N. 9th St. Floor 2 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Alexander Hrynewych, MD

    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    610 N. Westgate Jacksonville, IL 62650
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    Michael Jakoby, MD

    Division Chief of Endocrinology Endocrinology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 0300 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Curtis Johnson, DO

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Amanda Krus-Johnston, DO

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Lauri Lopp, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    J. Ricardo Loret de Mola, MD

    Infertility Specialist Obstetrics and Gynecology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 0100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Paula Mackrides, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Melissa Nicol, RD

    Maternal-Fetal Medicine
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    Theresa Oakley, PA-C

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Jeffrey Olejnik, MD

    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    610 N. Westgate Jacksonville, IL 62650
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    Rachel Rahman, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Alexander Raw, MD

    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    315 W. Carpenter St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Christopher Smyre, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Cynthia Thomas, MD

    Family Medicine
    520 N. 4th St. Springfield, IL 62702

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