A 27-year-old member asked:
Can doctors prescribe birth control pills for women with primary amenorrhea?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrea Knittelanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Maybe: Whether or not your doctor will want to prescribe birth control pills for you depends on the cause of your primary amenorrhea. You should see a doctor to determine whether you are not having periods because of hormones, anatomy, or another cause. This will guide treatment of your amenorrhea and help determine your best contraceptive options.
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Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Can doctors prescribe the birth control pill with primary amenorrhea?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 53 years experience
Yes: First and evaluation should be done to find the cause to see if it can be treated. Hormone replacement of some type should be used if the periods can not be started naturally.
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Last updated Mar 20, 2015
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