Diagnosis criteria. A diagnosis of PCOS can usually be made if other rare causes of the same symptoms have been ruled out and you meet at least 2 of the following 3 criteria: you have irregular periods or infrequent periods – this indicates that your ovaries do not regularly release eggs (ovulate) blood tests showing you have high levels of ...What blood tests should you have for PCOS?
glucose metabolism/ tolerance blood test. If you have PCOS, you will need a cholesterol and diabetes test every 1-3 years, and a blood pressure check every year. If you have risk factors such as a family history of diabetes or previous abnormal cholesterol tests, you will need these tests more often.Why is PCOS so difficult to diagnose?
Why is PCOS hard to diagnose? We asked Dr. Zoe Arugay-Magat of LifeScience Center (LSC) why that's the case: "It's because there is no single test to diagnose PCOS. Instead, there is a long list of symptoms and test results that generate a PCOS profile. PCOS is a multi-organ disease, not just gynecological, which adds to the difficulty.