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Dr. Scott Roseff
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Premature Ovarian Failure (Overview)

Premature ovarian failure is a medical condition in which a female stops producing eggs before the age of 35. In other words, affected females begin menopause earlier than normal.


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Funny how a diagnosis doesn't mean much till you have it. What is premature ovarian failure?

Funny how a diagnosis doesn't mean much till you have it. What is premature ovarian failure?

Early menopause-like: Loss of normal ovarian function under the age of 40. Usually your ovaries have run out of eggs early or something is keeping them from developing properly and therefore the hormones they usually produce. Can be genetic, related to toxins, immune system problems or unknown causes. Need a thorough workup. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Roseff
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Premature Ovarian Failure (Overview)

Premature ovarian failure is a medical condition in which a female stops producing eggs before the age of 35. In other words, affected females begin menopause earlier than normal.


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How does viral infection affect premature ovarian failure?

How does viral infection affect premature ovarian failure?

Autoimmune reaction: Most premataure ovarian failure are genetic or auto-immune related. A viral infection may trigger an auto-immune reaction destroying the follicles in ovaries. ...Read more

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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself daily. Alert doctor to any increases.
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Take medications as prescribed
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Tell the doctor if your legs swell or you get short of breath
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What are the symptoms of premature ovarian failure?

What are the symptoms of premature ovarian failure?

See below: Most symptoms are associated with low estrogen, including irregular period, or no period, mood swing, hot flush, sleeping problem, vaginal dryness, osteoporosis, decreased sexual desires, and infertility. ...Read more

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What are the signs of premature ovarian failure in teens and young adults? How common is this problem and can it be reversed?

What are the signs of premature ovarian failure in teens and young adults? How common is this problem and can it be reversed?

Very rare: Premature ovarian failure is possible but not a common diagnosis in a teenager. Polycystic ovarian syndrome and other hormonal problems are much more common causes of primary or secondary amenorrhea. A pediatric endocrinologist can clarify this issue for you. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with premature ovarian failure. From january to april i had my cycle once. From april to july no cycle. I have heavy cycle on july?

I am diagnosed  with premature ovarian failure. From january to april i had my cycle once. From april to july no cycle.  I have heavy cycle  on july?

Ovarian failure: If you've had sparse periods and your ovaries quit functioning, then, there is a good chance that you will not have heavy bleeding because they don't function in cycles like they would if they were up and running. ...Read more

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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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Managing Mild Kidney Failure (Checklist)

Make certain your blood pressure is at the low prescribed target
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Make certain your cholesterol has been monitored and treated
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Make certain your blood sugars are well managed
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Minimize weight gain and lose weight if you are overweight.
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Dr. Chevies Newman
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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