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what causes amenorrhoea

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thyroid disease: Your thyroid function is intimately linked to the function of your cycles. Hyper or hypo thyroidism will lead to absent ovulation, or anovulatory cyc ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Shortness of breath: Is common as pregnancy advances: the enlarging uterus pushes upwards against the diaphragm preventing its full range of motion. Relatively rapid weigh ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
21 years experience 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Emergency : Contraceptives? Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregn ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help you: Infertility is a significant complication of amenorrhea for women who desire to become pregnant. Osteopenia or osteoporosis is a complication of low ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes it may: Amenorrhea from pcos or other causes of not ovulating increase the risk of developing uterine cancer. Amenorrhea from low pituitary hormone levels su ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
28 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Variety of problems: Primary amenorrhea can stem from a variety of causes. These range from problems with the uterus and or outflow tract, to problems with the brain regul ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Several : It could just be late puberty, but it could be a pituitary problem (like prolactin over secretion or pituitary hormone deficiencies), an ovarian probl ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Primary amenorrhea: Primary amenorrhea is diagnosed when someone reaches age 14 with no secondary sexual development or 16 with no periods + some sexual development. The ... Read More

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