A 56-year-old member asked:
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what is secondary amenorrhea?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Lack of periods..: Anytime after you had periods as teenager. Most common cause is pregnancy!
Answered on Feb 4, 2013

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Missed periods: Secondary amenorrhea is when you stop having periods after previously having them.
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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 ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Lang
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Peroids stop: Primary amenorrhea is when a woman never had a period. If she has had periods and then they stop that is secondary amenorrhea.
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