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What are some possible cures of primary amenorrhea?

What are some possible cures of primary amenorrhea?

No one always works: There are many unrelated causes for primary amenorrhea so the cause must be determined to find out if there is a cure. ...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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If i was diagnosed with primary amenorrhea can I still have children ?

If i was diagnosed with primary amenorrhea can I still have children ?

Hard to say: Primary amenorrhea is a simple term meaning you have never had a period.It does not provide a clue as to why. It is suggestive of various abnormalities of the female reproductive system that may include lack of a womb. If you have ovaries and no womb, you might be able to have a baby using assisted reproduction and a surragate. ...Read more

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How to know if I have secondary amenorrhea or primary amenorrhea?

How to know if I have secondary amenorrhea or primary amenorrhea?

Easy: If you have never had a menstrual period that is by definition primary amenorrhea. In that case usually a woman lacks normal ovaries. If a woman has already had normal menstrual periods for a while and then stops menstruating prematurely (before menopause) then we are dealing with secondary amenorrhea. This usually has a reversible cause that can be diagnosed with simple tests and easily treated. ...Read more

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What causes primary amenorrhea?

What causes primary amenorrhea?

Variety of problems: Primary amenorrhea can stem from a variety of causes. These range from problems with the uterus and or outflow tract, to problems with the brain regulation of the ovaries or problems with the ovaries themselves, to amenorrhea due to too little body fat or too excessive stress. Some girls will simply have delayed puberty without any identifiable cause as well. Girls who have not started sexual development by the age of 14 or have not had menstrual cycles by the age of 16 merit evaluation by an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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16 year old with Crohn's disease, treated with estrogen patch for primary amenorrhea. How long before breast development and periods?

16 year old with Crohn's disease, treated with estrogen patch for primary amenorrhea. How long before breast development and periods?

No first period?: If the md has "worked up" the diagnosis and is using an adequate amount of estrogen in either pill or patch, then development should occur within six months and periods when Progesterone is added. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some possible causes and treatment of primary amenorrhea?

Many: Hi. To name a few, Turner's syndrome, testicular feminization, fragile X syndrome, other rare, genetic conditions, childhood pituitary tumors, etc. ...Read more

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What are treatments of primary amenorrhea?

Many: It is very important to get a full work up for primary amenorrhea. Depending on the etiology tx can vary from: observation to surgical treatment. Work up and etiologies can vary depending on the pts age. ...Read more

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Primary amenorrhea.Have any treatment to get pregnancy.Have done laporoscopy.Dnormas discj.Primary amenorrhea2 mullerian dysgenosis?

Primary amenorrhea.Have any treatment to get pregnancy.Have done laporoscopy.Dnormas discj.Primary amenorrhea2 mullerian dysgenosis?

Possible by IVF: Normal pregnancy is possible if no uterine abnormality with hormonal manipulation ( administration) where ovulation is absent , if tubes are absent , has normal uterus is possible , you need fertility expert , to make you ovulate , harvest , and by ivf . Speak to your doctor, good luck. ...Read more

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Can doctors prescribe the birth control pill with primary amenorrhea?

Can doctors prescribe the birth control pill with primary amenorrhea?

Yes: First and evaluation should be done to find the cause to see if it can be treated. Hormone replacement of some type should be used if the periods can not be started naturally. ...Read more

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What can cause primary amenorrhea in 16 year old? Genetic testing normal. Some breast budding. Has crohn's. Starting treatment with estrogen patches.

Primary amenorrhea : If not pregnant, primary amenorrhea at this age is most likely due to your crohn's disease. Other causes are related to primary hormonal dysfunction, especial lack of estrogen and Progesterone hormones. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Amenorrhea, Primary (Definition)

Primary amenorrhea is a symptom in which an older girl or a woman has never had a menstrual period. Causes for primary amenorrhea include birth defects, hormonal imbalances, etc ...Read more