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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience in Radiology
Amenorrhea: Is the absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Amenorrhea: Pregnancy is one cause of amenorrhea. How long since you last period? When did you last see your gynecologist? Early menopause does occur but infreq ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Too few periods: Oligo- means few (or little); menorrhea describes menses, or periods. So oligomenorrhea means having too few periods, usually defined as 6 or fewer i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Peroids stop: Primary amenorrhea is when a woman never had a period. If she has had periods and then they stop that is secondary amenorrhea.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Lack of periods..: Anytime after you had periods as teenager. Most common cause is pregnancy!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience in Family Medicine
Lots more than tha: Amenorrhea means that you are not having your period, there are lots of causes of not having periods including pregnancy. If you get pregnant 5 time ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Pregnancy first !!: Must rule out pregnancy first ! if no menses prior (called primary amenorrhea) abve age 15yrs, then anatomical causes also must be considered (lack of ... Read More
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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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