I strongly recommend going to see a really good endocrinologist.
Some things to discuss with the endo or even your primary doc would be:
What you can do besides medication. Regular exercise and healthy eating habits. Can you get access to a dietician, because that can really help.
You might want to get tested for insulin resistance/diabetes as well as find out what your hormone levels, thyroid function and metabolic panel is. That can be revealing as to what is going on and how to treat it.
And then as far as medications go, besides birth control, metformin (a diabetes med) can really help even if you don't have insulin resistance or diabetes because it helps to balance hormones. Also, while the hair growth is unlikely to reverse, spironolactone helps some people with and it prevents new hair growth. You might also want to talk to the doctor about other options such as vaniqa cream and laser. From what I've heard, both of these may or may not work, so its up to you if you decide to try them. Personally, vaniqa works quite well for me, and I have never tried laser.
Hope this helped and best of luck to you!!!
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