A 42-year-old member asked:
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does athletic amenorrhea mean you are not ovulating during this time?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ye sit does: "amenorrhea" means you are not ovulating, whatever the cause.
Answered on Sep 14, 2013

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Not necessarily: During periods of time when there is no menstrual flow, ovulation can still occur 2 weeks before the next period. That means while the period is absen ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: It's not the commonest situation, but absence of periods doesn't necessarily mean infertility.
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Dr. Richard Zimon
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Yes: Yes
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
No : By definition amenorrhea is lack of ovulation. However, women with amenorrhea can resolve spontaneously and ovulate.

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