A 47-year-old member asked:
what is primary amenorrhea?
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Dr. Susan Wingo answered
32 years experience Endocrinology
No period by age 16: Primary amenorrhea describes a situation in which a girl does not have her first period by age 16. This may or may not be associated with lack of physical changes such as a growth spurt, hair growth in the pubic and underarm areas, and breast development.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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