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Can you ovulate if you have amenorrhea

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: Although amenorrhea often signals that ovulation isn't happening, you shouldn't assume that you can't get pregnant just because you aren't having regu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: It's not the commonest situation, but absence of periods doesn't necessarily mean infertility.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
No : By definition amenorrhea is lack of ovulation. However, women with amenorrhea can resolve spontaneously and ovulate.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ye sit does: "amenorrhea" means you are not ovulating, whatever the cause.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: During periods of time when there is no menstrual flow, ovulation can still occur 2 weeks before the next period. That means while the period is absen ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Secondary amenorrhea: Secondary amenorrhea post oral contraceptive pill does allow ovulation prior to a period. However, if your periods were skipping or absent prior to pi ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unclear question: It is not at all clear what your question is. The birth control pill is usually first treatment to manage PCOS symptoms. Clomid (clomiphene) would o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Some women...: ...Stop having their menstrual period for awhile after stopping their birth control pill. It's a side effect, yes.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Not exactly: Some causes of amenorrhea (loss of menstrual periods) can include severe weight loss and illness, so i suppose it is distantly possible. That being s ... Read More

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