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A 18-year-old female asked:

Is secondary amenorrhea dangerous? is it something to be checked out urgently?... 2nd time happening in a year. dec to feb n now from may to pending.

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
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 secondary amenorrhea are exercising a lot,especially running,and eating disorders. Thyroid disease and other chronic diseases can also cause this.Were you on Birth Control pills at all? I would recommend that you see your doctor to check all of this.

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Last updated Jul 31, 2014

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