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A 29-year-old female asked:

i've been trying to get pregnant since 18, now i'm 29. i was told by my gyn that premenopause i was diagnosed with is the culprit. how do i get preg?

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Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 21 years experience
Infertility : If you are truly in premenopause, you will need the help of an infertility specialist to get pregnant. This may require looking at options such as ivf or using a donor egg.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Premenopause: See a gyn endocrinologist for a workup. There are several possibilites. One common one id pcos (polycystic ovary syndrome) which causes hormone imbalance and difficulty with fertility.

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