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Amenorrhea Lactation Disorder
Could amenorrhea of almost 3 years be caused by Addison's Disease? I am also recovering from anorexia, have celiac's disease, & low b.p. (8os/50s)
Addison's: Based on what you report you need urgent attention. Best to start by having someone drive you to the nearest Emergency facility. Initial evaluation will decide your next move. Best of luck - all should be OK once evaluation and decisions are made. ...Read more
For a 29 yo female, no children, with 4 recent episodes of 5-10 day acute confusion psychosis since december (no history) req hospitalisation, as well as 4 month amenorrhea is endocrine disorder pos?
16 year old with Crohn's disease, treated with estrogen patch for primary amenorrhea. How long before breast development and periods?
What can cause hypothalamic amenorrhea without stress/exercise/eating disorders? My hormone profile doesn't match pcos, but my periods are irregular.
Is secondary amenorrhea dangerous? Is it something to be checked out urgently?... 2nd time happening in a year. dec to Feb n now from May to pending.
Not dangerous.: The first thing to make sure of is whether or not you are pregnant, so you should do a test or go to your doctor for one. The other common causes for secondary amenorrhea are exercising a lot,especially running,and eating disorders. Thyroid disease and other chronic diseases can also cause this.Were you on Birth Control pills at all? I would recommend that you see your doctor to check all of this. ...Read more
Absense of menses: Term referrs to not getting periods for greater then 3 months in a row. If you had normal periods, then develop amenorrhea, check for pregnancy first (most common cause). Other causes could be due to excessive exercise or excessive dieting. Some women with pcos develop amenorrhea. If you never had a period, may have a problem with anatomy or pituitary. ...Read more
No periods: If you had periods, and now you don't, you could be pregnant, or you could have a hormone abnormality from the pituitary, or hypothyroidism. Women who exercise excessively sometimes stop having periods, or women with anorexia nervosa who get too thin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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