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is amenorrhea dangerous

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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Not dangerous.: The first thing to make sure of is whether or not you are pregnant, so you should do a test or go to your doctor for one. The other common causes for ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Reassurance: This is treatable condition.!!! Just need to know reason for this. Please, be calm. Treatment will help. You will be ok. Follow with your doctor.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience in Anesthesiology
Secondary amenorrhea: That depends entirely on what its secondary too. Severe wt loss with anorexia nervosa can be fatal. Estrogen levels, other physical illness etc. You ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low Vit E: I dont know of any data showing a connection between vitamin e deficiency and amenorrha. Vitamin e is fat soluble and therefore is more prone to toxic ... Read More
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!

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