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Absent Periods (Definition)

Or absent periods may occur form a wide variety of reasons. It may be because you are not ovulating or because you are menopausal or because you have underlying medical problems that interfere with normal menstrual cycle (eg, thyroid). In some cases it may be anatomic like a congenital or developmental problem that ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant if I have secondary amenorrhea?

Is it possible to get pregnant if I have secondary amenorrhea?

Yes: If the cause of amenorrhea is identified and treated if necessary. Maintain healthy weight and dont give up ! ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
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Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
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Can I get pregnant if I have secondary amenorrhea?

Can I  get pregnant if I have secondary amenorrhea?

Yes !: Pregnancy is the most common cause of secondary amenorrhea. This may be true even for women with a tubal ligation. Get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Does having primary amenorrhea cause you to get pregnant?

No: Primary amenorrhea implies that one is past the point of the expected first period but has never had a period. ...Read more

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Make decisions on boundaries before having sex
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I need to know if can I get pregnant with primary amenorrhea?

I need to know if can I get pregnant with primary amenorrhea?

No: If you have never had a menstrual period and you are not a adolescent, then, no, you cannot get pregnant. If you have had periods and then stopped (secondary amenorrhea) than you can get pregnant. See a gyn md to determine the cause of primary amenorrhea. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant if I have secondary amenorrhea from stopping birth cotrol pills after 5 years?

Is it possible to get pregnant if I have secondary amenorrhea from stopping birth cotrol pills after 5 years?

Yes: Secondary amenorrhea can resolve itself at any time. You will ovulate prior to having your first period, so there will come a time when you are fertile, and you have no idea when that is! of course there are non-reversible causes of amenorrhea, like premature ovarian failure, that will never resolve, but they are unusual. Post pill amenorrhea usually resolves itself. ...Read more

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learn all birth control methods
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How do u know if u have post pill amenorrhea? Can u still get pregnant during this time? Can a doc give you anything to help? Is it caused by stress?

Post-pil amenorrhea?: This means having no periods for a while - like months to over a year - after stopping bc pills. Women who had irregular periods before starting the pills are at greatest risk. You can get pregnant during the time of amenorrhea (no periods) if you ovulate and have unprotected sex. So be sure to use a "barrier method, " foam & condoms, etc., to protect yourself. Stress induced? Don't know. Good luck. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more

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Amenorrhea (Definition)

Amenorrhea is also known as Absent periods. Amenorrhea is a symptom in which a woman does not have menstrual periods. Secondary amenorrhea means the woman had periods previously, but now doesn't have periods. Primary amenorrhea means the ...Read more

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