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Whats secondary amenorrhea?

Whats secondary amenorrhea?

Peroids stop: Primary amenorrhea is when a woman never had a period. If she has had periods and then they stop that is secondary amenorrhea. ...Read more

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Amenorrhea (Definition)

Amenorrhea = absence or missing at least ...Read more


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What is secondary amenorrhea?

What is secondary amenorrhea?

Lack of periods..: Anytime after you had periods as teenager. Most common cause is pregnancy! ...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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Can HGH therapy work for treatment of secondary amenorrhea?

Can HGH therapy work for treatment of secondary amenorrhea?

Thanks for asking!: Hypothalamic and pituitary disorders have low levels of gonadotropin and estrogen.Hgh has not been indicated for treatment of secondary amenorrhea. In cases of turner's syndrome where recombinent hgh along with estrogen is used as part of standard treatment but not for amenorrhea per say. ...Read more

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Is secondary amenorrhea dangerous?

Is secondary amenorrhea  dangerous?

Not directly : The loss of periods (amenorrhea) itself is not dangerous, but the cause can be. If due to primary ovarian failure("premature menopause") you can get early osteoporosis. If due to pcos, it increases the risk of endometrial cancer and diabetes. ...Read more

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Secondary infertility treatment options are what?

Secondary infertility treatment options are what?

Same as Primary: Secondary infertility is caused by the "usual suspects" and the treatments are the same. We find that the causes of infertility are essentially the same as if the couple never had a pregnancy. There are some causes like prior sterilization that are different an require different treatment. I hope this helps answer your question, best wishes. ...Read more

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Secondary hypogonadism be treated?

Secondary hypogonadism be treated?

Yes, definitely. : Initially, treatment should consist of Clomiphene citrate or HCG to improve testosterone levels. Then, actually concurrently, the cause of the secondary hypogonadism should be investigated (depression, obesity, head trauma, aging, for example) and treated accordingly. ...Read more

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Is there treatment for secondary infertility ?

Is there treatment for secondary infertility ?

Yes, alwasy: Secondary infertility can always be treated with assisted reproductive technology. See an infertility specialist, or rei doctor for help. Women can take pills, do iui, injections to stimulate ovaries, ivf, donor egg, surrogate, lots of methods to have a baby these days. Talk to an expert for advice! ...Read more

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Secondary infertility. What are treatment options?

Secondary infertility. What are treatment options?

Depends on the cause: First we do tests to find the cause(s) - diminished ovarian reserve (low egg supply), hormonal issues, blocked tubes, polyps or fibroids inside the uterus, or sperm problems. Treatment depends on the results but may be fertility tablets like Clomid (clomiphene) or Letrozole with intrauterine inseminations (iui), injectable medicines and iui, in vitro fertilization (ivf), egg donation, or embryo donation. ...Read more

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How do antidepressants cause secondary amenorrhea?

How do antidepressants cause secondary amenorrhea?

Depends: All antidepressants have hormonal effects, but would need to know specific antidepressant to give you any additional details. ...Read more

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Is secondary hypogonadism caused by anorexia reversible?

Is secondary hypogonadism caused by anorexia reversible?

Hypogonadism: About 50% of women who lose their regular cycles due to excess stress, exercise or an eating disorder when weight is regained. If your serum leptin level is low, it is a good sign that this could be a factor. If the LH and FSH levels are low, most physicians will check an MRI to insure that your absent periods are in fact due to the anorexia. ...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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Does metformin cure secondary dysmenorrhea?

Does metformin cure secondary dysmenorrhea?

No: Metformin does not cure dysmenorrhea but can help if you have PCOS, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome which inadvertently might help with some bleeding and pain, but not a cure. ...Read more

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Will vitex work for secondary amenorrhea?

Will vitex work for secondary amenorrhea?

Vitex is an herbal: Supplement sometimes used for pms, pmdd, menopause symptoms, & more. Should not be used with bcp's, many psychiatric drugs, or if u have a hormone-related condition. See: http://www.Webmd.Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-968-vitex%20agnus-castus.Aspx?Activeingredientid=968&activeingredientname=vitex%20agnus-castus. ...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 are some secondary infertility treatment options?

What are some secondary infertility treatment options?

The same: The treatment options for secondary infertility are the same as they are for primary infertility. Traditional evaluation needs to be completely performed in looking for both male and female factors as if they had not been previously pregnant. Then the treatments are directed towards what is found to be abnormal. ...Read more

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Treatment for ovarian failure/premature menopause?

Treatment for ovarian failure/premature menopause?

Estrogen replacement: Depending on your symptoms that may be early ovarian failure, tests can be done to see if your estrogen level is low. You can also obtain an amh level to determine if your ovarian reserve is truly low. If you need to take estrogen supplementation, Progesterone will need to be given each cycle as well if you still have a uterus. Your age and any medical issues may determine if you can take estrogen. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss cause, symptoms, treatment for chronic myologic leukemia?

Can you please discuss cause, symptoms, treatment for chronic myologic leukemia?

SIMPLE ANSWER: There is no specific symptom. Symptoms vary, for example: fevers, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, weakness and shortness of breath to name a few. Initial best test is a: CBC - complete blood count. For CML there has been a chromosomal translocation known as bcr/abl resulting in what is known as the philadelphia chromosome. Treatments are oral tyrosine kinase inhibitors that target c-kit. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for primary ovarian insufficiency?

What is the treatment for primary ovarian insufficiency?

Trying to conceive?: If not trying to conceive: bone density scan, calcium, vitamin d, and hormone replacement with estrogen and progestin. We look for and treat any adrenal insufficiency. If you're trying to conceive, 5-10% of women with poi will get pregnant on their own after diagnosis, but if you truly have poi we don't have good fertility treatments using your own eggs. Egg donation or embryo donation are best. ...Read more

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Can HGH therapy work for treatment of secondary amenorrhea?

Thanks for asking!: Hypothalamic and pituitary disorders have low levels of gonadotropin and estrogen.Hgh has not been indicated for treatment of secondary amenorrhea. In cases of turner's syndrome where recombinent hgh along with estrogen is used as part of standard treatment but not for amenorrhea per say. ...Read more

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What holistic treatments are the best for secondary amenorrhea?

Weight control: Most commonly secondary amenorrhea is caused by polycystic ovarian syndrome which is due most of the time to weight. Do weight watchers, run two miles everyday 5x/week and do yoga the other two days a week. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for amenorrhea?

Depends: Amenorrhea, has a wide range of causes. They range from hormonal to being centered in the linning of your uterus. The best treatment would vary with the ultimate cause. ...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 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

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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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At what age should you stop taking estrogen and progesterone treatments for primary amenorrhea?

Variable : From now until the next 10 years would be okay and dependent on your preference. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of amenorhoea?

Depends on cause: The appropriate treatment of amenorrhea depends on the cause. One should see a physician trained to evaluate amenorrhea (gynecologist or endocrinologist) to determine why you are not having periods. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with hypothalamic amenorrhoea, and my gynecologist prescribed me contraception pills. Is there any other treatment available?

I was diagnosed with hypothalamic amenorrhoea, and my gynecologist prescribed me contraception pills. Is there any other treatment available?

Depends on the cause: What's the cause of the hypothalamic amenorrhea? Is it a tumor, not eating enough, an eating disorder, too much exercising...? The treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more

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Is secondary amenorrhea dangerous?

Not directly : The loss of periods (amenorrhea) itself is not dangerous, but the cause can be. If due to primary ovarian failure("premature menopause") you can get early osteoporosis. If due to pcos, it increases the risk of endometrial cancer and diabetes. ...Read more

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What should I do if secondary amenorrhea?

See a GYN for tests: 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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What are the tests for secondary amenorrhea?

Discuss with doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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I know what amenorrhea is, but what is secondary?

Had periods before: Secondary amenorrhea means a woman has had a menstrual period at least once and then stopped getting them. That's in contrast to primary amenorrhea in which the woman has never had a period. ...Read more

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What do any of you feel works for secondary amenorrhea?

See your OB GYN: Secondary amenorrhea can have many causes - pregnancy, menopause, breast feeding, brain tumors, medications, intense exercising etc. You should see an obgyn to ascertain the etiology behind your amenorrhea and get the care you need! ...Read more

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Will vitex work for secondary amenorrhea?

Vitex is an herbal: Supplement sometimes used for pms, pmdd, menopause symptoms, & more. Should not be used with bcp's, many psychiatric drugs, or if u have a hormone-related condition. See: http://www.Webmd.Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-968-vitex%20agnus-castus.Aspx?Activeingredientid=968&activeingredientname=vitex%20agnus-castus. ...Read more

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Will vitex work for secondary amenorrhea?

Vitex Supplement: Hi lDickson, Vitex is an herbal supplement in the US. It goes by the name Chaste Berry. Will it work in secondary amenorrhea -not getting your period for 6 or more months- it depends on why you are not getting a period. Menopause, breastfeeding, are natural secondary amenorrhea causes. Others include hyperthyroid and side effects of medications. Dr Lori Lange-Pennsylvania ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant if I have secondary amenorrhea?

Can I  get pregnant if I have secondary amenorrhea?

Yes !: Pregnancy is the most common cause of secondary amenorrhea. This may be true even for women with a tubal ligation. Get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant if I have secondary amenorrhea?

Yes: If the cause of amenorrhea is identified and treated if necessary. Maintain healthy weight and dont give up ! ...Read more

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How can someone who had secondary amenorrhea for three years get their period back?

How can someone who had secondary amenorrhea for three years get their period back?

GYN MD "jumpstart": Your GYN MD needs to look "under the hood" and determine the cause of the "engine's" failure to start" Once determined, he/she can "hook up the battery cables" by giving progesterone (Provera) Rx to "jumpstart" the period. If that fails then additional diagnostics may need to be done to get the vehicle "up and running" again. ...Read more