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A 47-year-old member asked:

I've lost my period because of anorexia. if i recover fully, will it go back to normal?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Anorexia: Most likely, depending on the duration and the extent of the anorexia.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

Will I get my period back after anorexia is treated?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Not always: Most women will have their periods stop after extreme wt loss and will return after normal wt is attained. There may have been some other damage done that might need treatment from a gynocologist. Don't forget the possibility of pregnancy.
Last updated Aug 15, 2013
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