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A 18-year-old female asked:

I haven't had my period in 4 months but i'm a virgin. i have recently gotten cramping and occasional hot flashes. what is this?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
A reason for an exam: Irregular periods - in your case, absent - is not necessarily dangerous but it is not normal and might indicate a problem you'd want to correct if possible. Ovary problems are a frequent cause and so are eating disorders. Have an exam and find out. Don't worry - but do know what's happening. Best wishes.

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