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A 25-year-old female asked:

I want to start a family, but im not sure i can. at 14 i had one of my ovrys taken out because of a cist, since then i have had very irregular periods, this last year i didnt have one until now. and it has been since december 2013. i have never taken a b

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Amenorrhea: Its time to get an evaluation. This may or may not be an ovarian problem. There are other things at your age such as hypothyroidism that can cause the same current symptoms. You can start with a gynecologist, but once some basic work up is done, you may want to see a reproductive endocrinologist (fertility specialist).

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