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Do I Need A Special Pregnancy Test If I Have Premature Ovarian Failure
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
I was diagnosed@39 with primary hypoglonadism and secondary pituitary gland failure. After several hormone tests I am only viable for IVF.@36 I was told I have premature ovarian failure. With the primary hypoglonadism have I always been infertile? I have nev
Need more informatio: It seems like you have a lot of issues at play. Maybe you can set up a consult to discuss this further Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I am 31 years old and was recently told I have premature ovarian failure. Can I still get pregnant? Is there any chance? No period for 2yrs
Possible: Check w/a reproductive endocrinologist to find out your possible potential therapies. ...Read more
Fsh score of 60 just off mirena (levonorgestrel) for 6 months and no period. Do I have premature ovarian failure?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Am 35, have premature ovarian failure, lately had severe sharp pains in right side and now lots white thick discharge, no odour or itch?
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.
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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