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If someone has absent periods and then doesn't stop spotting for months what will the obgyn do?

If someone has absent periods and then doesn't stop spotting for months what will the obgyn do?

Useful tests: Blood tests such as progesterone, estradiol, possibly HCG can be useful; some doctors might do transvaginal ultrasound (i would.) i also nearly always do an endometrial biopsy, spotting or not, when any woman has not had a period in more than 4-6 months. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lang
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Amenorrhea (Definition)

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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Absent periods, almost four months, what could be wrong?

Absent periods, almost four months, what could be wrong?

Many causes: The first few things i think of are pregnancy and menopause. Refer to this link: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-conditions/amenorrhea/basics/causes/con-20031561 follow up with your doctor or ob/gyn as needed. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and going to the gynaecologist for the first time because of absent periods for 3 years. What kind of tests should I expect?

I'm 17 and going to the gynaecologist for the first time because of absent periods for 3 years. What kind of tests should I expect?

Exam + more: There will be a thorough history and physical exam with special attention to the pelvic exam as well. There may be a ultrasound or blood testing for factors that may have stopped your cycles such as thyroid disorders, etc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: absent periods?

What is the definition or description of: absent periods?

Amenorrhea: 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 may require surgical correction. ...Read more

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Anyone get irregular or absent periods from anxiety?

Anyone get irregular or absent periods from anxiety?

Can Happen: Yes, high stress and anxiety levels can affect the menstrual cycle. The menstrual cycle is affected by the hormones released during high anxiety.Consider yoga/taichi or some other type of peaceful mind-body practices to counteract the stress and anxiety in your life. As another doctor mentioned, probably worth getting checked out since there are other causes of irregular or absent periods as well. ...Read more

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If someone has absent periods and dosent stop spot bleeding for months is that her cycle?

No: What you are describing is defintely not normal and must be evaluated. It probably results from absence of regular ovulation which is causing this abnormal bleeding. It may be due to a condition called pcos. In this situation, prolonged exposure to estrogen can lead to precancerous condition involving the uterine lining. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can birth control cause absent periods?

Can birth control cause absent periods?

Yes: Your periods on the birth control pill are artificially brought on by discontinuing the pill for a short time each month. If there is little build up of the lining of your uterus the rest of the month, there will be little or no bleeding. This is more likely to happen when you have been on the pill for a while. No bleeding does not mean things are "backing up". ...Read more

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Can antidepressants make absent periods come on?

Can antidepressants make absent periods come on?

Maybe: Antidepressant medication are know to affect menstrual cycles rather than regulate them. However, if the treatment results in weight loss, you may restore your regularity by returning to your normal weight. Regardless of your medication, menstrual loss or irregularities should be evaluated. ...Read more

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If I'm only 17 and go to the gynaecologist for possible cysts/absent periods will they do any exams besides for an ultrasound?

If I'm only 17 and go to the gynaecologist for possible cysts/absent periods will they do any exams besides for an ultrasound?

You want a good exam: In order for you to find out what's going on, you want to get a good exam (that's why you go to the doctor). Hopefully, the doctor will check all the external "girl parts" to make sure all such parts are properly developed. Whether or not an internal vaginal exam is done will depend on one's individual symptoms (different girls have different symptoms). Be brave. Blood tests might be ordered. ...Read more

Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
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No Menstrual Periods (Definition)

Absent periods is a symptom in which a girl does not have menses (menstrual periods) at an age when other girls do have menses. Hormonal problems or birth defects in some of the female organs ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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