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Whats secondary amenorrhea?

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Dr. Robert Lang
Endocrinology 52 years experience
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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What should I do if secondary amenorrhea?

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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 given to secondary amenorrhea patients to elicit withdrawal bleeding(period). It also helps to reduce the risk of endometrial hyperplasia/cancer in pcos and obese 40+ hypertensive patients at risk.

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