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A 26-year-old female asked:

Weight recovered anorexic, still no periods. normal fsh/lh, very low e2, low progesterone, normal testosterone and prolactin. what could it be?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Amenorrhea: Loss of cycles is quite common in anorexia. Consult your GYN for an endocrinology evaluation, including thyroid and female hormone levels.
Dr. Ew Christensen
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Depends: How long has your weight been recovered? How long did you go without a period. You need to be patient and make sure you are consuming nutritious whole food. Your body just may need more time and more nutrition to fully recover. Blessings to you.

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