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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not directly : The loss of periods (amenorrhea) itself is not dangerous, but the cause can be. If due to primary ovarian failure("premature menopause") you can get e ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience in Clinical Lipidology
Sometmes: In anorexia nervosa, with severe undereating, there is not enough adipose tissue to convert endogenous testosterone to estradiol, so that the testoste ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Hands
66 years experience in Endocrinology
Absense of menses: Term referrs to not getting periods for greater then 3 months in a row. If you had normal periods, then develop amenorrhea, check for pregnancy first ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
No periods: If you had periods, and now you don't, you could be pregnant, or you could have a hormone abnormality from the pituitary, or hypothyroidism. Women who ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Progesterone: Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is synthetic Progesterone the 2nd of two female hormones with estrogen being the other. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
In part,obesity: Certainly amenorrhea among adolescents is an issue that is way underestimated simply because most teenage girls of menarchal age do not admit or seem ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Discuss with doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Had periods before: Secondary amenorrhea means a woman has had a menstrual period at least once and then stopped getting them. That's in contrast to primary amenorrhea in ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Missed periods: Secondary amenorrhea is when you stop having periods after previously having them.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Amenorrhea: Amenorrhea = absence or missing at least 3 consecutive menstrual periods.

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