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Dr. Robert Kent
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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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What could be the cause of the primary amenorrhea?

What could be the cause of the primary amenorrhea?

Several : It could just be late puberty, but it could be a pituitary problem (like prolactin over secretion or pituitary hormone deficiencies), an ovarian problem (like turners syndrome) or a structural problem (like congenital absence if the uterus). Depending on age and family history, a thorough work up should be done. ...Read more

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What exactly can be the causes of the primary amenorrhea?

Primary amenorrhea: Primary amenorrhea is diagnosed when someone reaches age 14 with no secondary sexual development or 16 with no periods + some sexual development. The evaluation is complex but should start with an fsh, lh test to see what the pituitary gland is doing. An exam is done to confirm normal genital/pelvic anatomy and sonogram is done to confirm the ovaries are present. ...Read more

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What are treatments of primary amenorrhea?

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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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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Primary amenorrhea - will my friend be able to conceive?

Maybe: Depends on the reason for primary amenorrhea, very complex subject. How old is your friend, and does she have a diagnosis beyong primary amenorrhea? ...Read more

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Which doctor should be consulted for the problem of primary amenorrhea?

Ob/Gyn or Endocrin.: Primary amenorrhea is when a girl has not had her period by age 16. Ob/gyns and endocrinologists can talk with the girl and her parents to find out why she has not had her first menstrual period. ...Read more

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At 15 daughter never had period yet, afraid it might be primary amenorrhea?

At 15 daughter never had period yet, afraid it might be primary amenorrhea?

Time for workup: Any girl that has not had her first menses by 15 should be evaluated for delayed development. Your primary doc could begin the process with some tests but will likely send you to pediatric endocrinologist to sort out the issue. ...Read more

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What is primary amenorrhea?

What is primary amenorrhea?

No period by age 16: Primary amenorrhea describes a situation in which a girl does not have her first period by age 16. This may or may not be associated with lack of physical changes such as a growth spurt, hair growth in the pubic and underarm areas, and breast development. ...Read more

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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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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

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What is the definition or description of: Primary amenorrhea?

No period: primary amenorrhea is diagnosed when a young woman does not have a period by the age of 16. ...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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Its IVF the only solution for primary amenorrhea?

Depends on why?: If all of the reproductive organs are present and the pituitary/ovarian connection is intact then it is possible to "jumpstart" menstrual periods. If the fallopian tubes are absent then ivf may the only choice. Consult with a gyn/fertility md for conclusive answers. ...Read more

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Does having primary amenorrhea cause you to get pregnant?

No: Primary amenorrhea implies that one is past the point of the expected first period but has never had a period. ...Read more

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I need to know if can I get pregnant with primary amenorrhea?

I need to know if can I get pregnant with primary amenorrhea?

Cannot; see a GYN.: If your brain isn't signalling for an egg release from your ovary, you won't have a signal for your periods either; that's usually the cause of amenorrhea. Often it's a hormonal imbalance--Thyroid, Prolactin, LH, FSH, Hcg should be checked. Your doctor can also induce a period as well w/ OCPs. If you've NEVER had a period, you should get an US to make sure you have normal uterus/vagina/ovaries. ...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 to do if I'm feeling abnormal. I'm in college, what if I have primary amenorrhea?

Confusing question: Your listed age is 36.If you are asking for ca college age kid, the issue is confusing.Primary amenorrhea is when you have never had menses. If so, the woman should be evaluated by age 15, and certainly by college age. Secondary amenorrhea is when you have had menses but it stopped.Pregnancy and or significant weight loss are common causes. Time for an office evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if i feel abnormal. I'm in college ( year 12)! what if I have primary amenorrhea?

Amenorrhea: Are you suggesting you now have amenorrhea or have you had it for some time. Either way a visit to a gynecologist is called for. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Amenorrhea, Primary (Definition)

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Dr. Robert Lang
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Amenorrhea (Definition)

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