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A 24-year-old female asked:

How do i know if i have pof? i am 24 years old with low estrogen levels <60 fsh 8.5. i have not had a period for 25 months and i have had mumps

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Dr. Mary Bergum
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ovarian failure: With ovarian failure the lh & fsh are both elevated as the try to stimulate the ovaries to function more. Your fsh is low - not consistent with pof.
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 76 years experience
Ovarian failure: Your information is compatible with ovarian allure and your age clearly premature it has serious implication and six by a knowledgeable person your fsh levels are not high enough and hence could suggest problems hypothalamic pituitary axis commonest is hyperprolactinemia but can be due to a tumor or infiltrator lesion like sarcoidosis or iron storage disorder.

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