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Do I need a special pregnancy test if I have premature ovarian failure?

Do I need a special pregnancy test if I have premature ovarian failure?

FSH & LH Test: I assume that you mean what kind of test you need to determine pof. You should have an fsh/lh cycle day 2-3 test done. ...Read more

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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Can a home menopause test work for testing for premature ovarian failure?

Can a home menopause test work for testing for premature ovarian failure?

No: There is a blood test called fsh that can determine if you are in the menopause. Generally levels greater than 25-30 are suggestive of the menopause. Premature ovarian failure (pof) is the cessation of menses before the age of 38; and the most common cause in premature menopause. If you have pof, you should consult your gyn because it can sometimes be associated with other endocrine disorders. ...Read more

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Am I totally in menopause or premature ovarian failure? My doctor did a blood test and my results were: fsh=106.6 and estrogen: 20. I am 39 years old.

Am I totally in menopause or premature ovarian failure? My doctor did a blood test and my results were: fsh=106.6 and estrogen: 20. I am 39 years old.

Prematue menopause: An fsh that high performed on cycle day 2 or 3 suggests ovarian failure. Since the average age of menopause is around 42, I would suggest repeating the test again at the correct cycle day. If a high value is repeated it confirms the conclusion. ...Read more

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If I have premature ovarian failure, can I still have kids?

If I have premature ovarian failure, can I still have kids?

Maybe: After ovarian failure, the only real option for conceiving is through ivf with an egg donor. Rarely pregnancies have occurred spontaneously, but the odds are very low. ...Read more

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What happens if I have premature ovarian failure can I still have kids?

What happens if I have premature ovarian failure can I still have kids?

5 to 10%: The consensus is that between 5 to 10 percent of women with premature ovarian failure can have children. In vitro fertilization with a donor egg is an option. Researchers continue to explore new treatments so definitely see a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant if I have premature ovarian failure?

Can I get pregnant if I have premature ovarian failure?

Very unlikely: Rarely, people with failure of a gland will spontaneously recover function. Otherwise you would hormonal treatment and an invitro fertilized egg implanted and continued hormonal treatment during the pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have premature ovarian failure. My FSH level is 13.6 mIU/mL, LH 12.5 mIU, prolactin 14.53 ng/mL estradiol 449.1 pmol/L. What does this mean please?

I have premature ovarian failure. My FSH level is 13.6 mIU/mL, LH 12.5 mIU, prolactin 14.53 ng/mL estradiol 449.1 pmol/L. What does this mean please?

Looks normal: All the hormone values listed, including estradiol, lh, fsh, look normal. Premature ovarian failure is essentially premature menopause. Lh should be higher, and Estradiol lower. Are you sure of the diagnosis? I presume your periods have stopped. Maybe you should see an endocrinologist or gyn who is expert in this. ...Read more

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What can cause a young woman to have premature ovarian failure?

What can cause a young woman to have premature ovarian failure?

Many causes: There are many causes for premature ovarian failure. Chemotherapy and radiation and certain medications can damage the ovaries. There are genetic causes such as fragile x and turner's syndrome. In many women, there is no identifiable cause which can be frustrating. ...Read more

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How common is it to have premature ovarian failure?

1%: 1 out of 100 women have premature ovarian failure, or shutting down of the ovaries before age 40. Many other women have a very early menopause in their early 40's, which really is not normal, even though that is technically not premature ovarian failure. Some women (5%) can later recover some function of their ovaries. ...Read more

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I am 23 and have premature ovarian failure, once I was put on HRT after 3 months my FSH went to normal and so did my cycles is that common?

I am 23 and have premature ovarian failure, once I was put on HRT after 3 months my FSH went to normal and so did my cycles is that common?

Depends: Estrogen can affect fsh levels. Hrt can affect periods. There are various varies to replace hormones. So you would need to see whether the diagnosis was correct in the first place and would need to compare other hormones like amh level and lh level and figure out whether your hrt is low dose or higher dose in terms of its potential effects. ...Read more

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Possible to have premature ovarian failure?

Possible to have premature ovarian failure?

Yes: Usually you draw an fsh and if it is higher than 25-30 you are in menopause. ...Read more

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How can you have a youngun if you have premature ovarian failure?

How can you have a youngun if you have premature ovarian failure?

Yes!: The best treatment for having a "youngun" after a diagnosis of premature ovarian failure is by undergoing in-vitro fertilization (ivf) using an egg donor. In our program (here in florida), the odds of success with this would be over 75%! ...Read more

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Could a cyst be a sign of ovarian cancer if you have premature ovarian failure? I have awful pain, increased urination and prolonged heavy bleeding.

Could a cyst be a sign of ovarian cancer if you have premature ovarian failure? I have awful pain, increased urination and prolonged heavy bleeding.

Ovarian cancer: It sounds as if you have other things going on also. You should not be bleeding if you have ovarian failure. You need to have an endometrial biopsy as well as have your ovaries evaluated. ...Read more

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Are the regular hormones still produced after premature ovarian failure?

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Are the regular hormones still produced after premature ovarian failure?

Not usually: Ovarian failure from any cause means that normal hormone production does not take place. However, this condition may be transient and normal ovarian function may return unexpectedly in some women. ...Read more

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What can cause elevated FSH and LH levels and premature ovarian failure?

What can cause elevated FSH and LH levels and premature ovarian failure?

Ovarian failure: Ovarian failure causes elevated fsh and lh, ovarian falure is mostly due to genetic or immune causes - although we do not know or understand all the possible reasons. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more