A 26-year-old female asked:
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could amenorrhea of almost 3 years be caused by addison's disease? i am also recovering from anorexia, have celiac's disease, & low b.p. (8os/50s)

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Addison's: Based on what you report you need urgent attention. Best to start by having someone drive you to the nearest Emergency facility. Initial evaluation will decide your next move. Best of luck - all should be OK once evaluation and decisions are made.
Answered on Sep 3, 2015

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