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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)

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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?

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

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Can the common cold sometimes cause amenorrhea? Can an illness such as a common cold ever cause amenorrhea? .

Can the common cold sometimes cause amenorrhea? Can an illness such as a common cold ever cause amenorrhea?

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Not exactly: Some causes of amenorrhea (loss of menstrual periods) can include severe weight loss and illness, so i suppose it is distantly possible. That being said, the nature of the common cold is that it should not make one sick enough for long enough to produce amenorrhea. Some women have rather irregular cycles which are exquisitely sensitive to physical or emotional stress and in that case possibly. ...Read more

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Why is amenorrhea common among adolescents?

In part,obesity: Certainly amenorrhea among adolescents is an issue that is way underestimated simply because most teenage girls of menarchal age do not admit or seem to be bothered by lack of menses. In my practice, the majority of adolescents have amenorrhea of secondary type (meaning that they have had a period or two in the past 6 months) that is due to obesity +/- polycystic ovaries syndrome (pcos). ...Read more

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Last bcp july 20, regular 28 day cycle on jul 24 and aug 21. Now day 34 no sign. Took two hpt both neg. Post pill amenorrhea or something else?

Last bcp july 20, regular 28 day cycle on jul 24 and aug 21. Now day 34 no sign. Took two hpt both neg. Post pill amenorrhea or something else?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Is amenorrhea common when using the oral contraceptive micronor (norethindrone)?

Less than 5%: In patients on combined hormonal contraception, amenorrhea may occur in less than 5% of patients and is no cause of alarm. Micronor (norethindrone) is a progestin only pill and can also cause a lack of bleeding due to suppression of the uterine lining. As long as a pregnancy test is negative, there should be no further evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for amenorrhea?

None: Important to go to see your physician for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Can taking too many emergency pills cause amenorrhea?

Can taking too many emergency pills cause amenorrhea?

Emergency : Contraceptives? Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. You are scaring me a little here. If you are needing to take emergency contraceptives multiple times a month then you really need to start use of regular and reliable birth control. ...Read more

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Secondary amenorrhea for 2 years ! help, what can I do?

Secondary amenorrhea for 2 years ! help, what can I do?

See a doctor: To do some basic workup and make sure something else is not affected. It s an easy work-up and u ll get the results fast. ...Read more

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Is secondary amenorrhea dangerous? Is it something to be checked out urgently?... 2nd time happening in a year. dec to Feb n now from May to pending.

Not dangerous.: The first thing to make sure of is whether or not you are pregnant, so you should do a test or go to your doctor for one. The other common causes for secondary amenorrhea are exercising a lot,especially running,and eating disorders. Thyroid disease and other chronic diseases can also cause this.Were you on Birth Control pills at all? I would recommend that you see your doctor to check all of this. ...Read more