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Is amenorrhea a common sign of ovarian dysfunction?

Is amenorrhea a common sign of ovarian dysfunction?

Lack of periods: Amenorrhea refers to the condition of 'lacking menstrual periods'. The causes of amenorrhea can be broadly categorized into either 1. Ovarian/reproductive tract dysfunction (anatomic obstruction, pregnancy, menopause, pcos, androgen excess, or others) or 2. Pituitary/hypothalamic gland problems in brain (high prolactin, athletic amenorrhea, pituitary mass, traumatic injury to brain, etc). ...Read more

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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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Is cofee causes ovarian dysfunction?

Is cofee causes ovarian dysfunction?

Definitely, no: Coffee is the biggest source of antioxidants in the daily diet. There is no credible evidence that coffee causes ovarian dysfunction. ...Read more

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Is cofee causes ovarian dysfunction?

Caffeine : Coffee is not associated with ovarian dysfunction. What makes you thing you have ovarian dysfunction? A description of your symptoms would be helpful. ...Read more

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Can ovarian function be restored in 16 year old with primary amenorrhea? Lsh 109 and LH 39 estradoil <73

Unlikely: Presuming the 109 is fsh, it likely indicates ovarian failure. On rare occasions, there can be some eggs and ovulation can occur, but this would be highly unusual. It is important to see a specialist to make sure she is monitored for the general health, genetic and reproductive issues associated with ovarian failure. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cysts and amenorrhea for years with a cycle that is only induced by birth control. Are there any natural ways to develop a cycle?

I have ovarian cysts and amenorrhea for years with a cycle that is only induced by birth control. Are there any natural ways to develop a cycle?

See medical expert: If there is a history of ovarian cysts and/or abnormal hormone effect, a woman definitely needs to be seen by an expert in gynecology or rei. It is important to receive their treatment recommendations. At some point she might need to be evaluated further and treated differently. Rarely cancer can occur if the lining of the uterus is not shed properly, and natural ways have unpredictable results. ...Read more

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Do i need to be concerned if my pet/ct shows fdg uptakes in billateral ovarian cysts if I have amenorrhea(no period last 6mo, normal before then)? Thx

Do i need to be concerned if my pet/ct shows fdg uptakes in billateral ovarian cysts if I have amenorrhea(no period last 6mo, normal before then)? Thx

Can be normal: Increased ovarian FDG uptake in postmenopausal patients is associated with malignancy, whereas increased ovarian uptake may be functional in premenopausal patients. Did not mention reason for pet/ct. ...Read more

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How commin is primary amenorrhea, no period by age 16?

Hormonal studies: See also gynecologist and have a pelvic ultrasound Hormonal studies by an endocrinologist may be indicated. If very thin, you may have occasional primary amenorrhea ...Read more