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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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How long can I wait with amenorrhea to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

How long can I wait with amenorrhea to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor?

Depends : If you are of menopausal age, it can probably wait until your next scheduled appt. If you are younger than that, a few months. Do a pregnancy test. And do not assume you will not get pregnant, still use contraception. ...Read more

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What can I use for amenorrhea if I don't have a doctor?

Amenorrhea: I presume you are of menstrual age and may be having this condition. It really is not a good idea to deal with amenorrhea without professional help. A lot of conditions can cause this and oftentimes, you will need proper evaluation and treatment. I don"t recommend self- medication. If you don't have a doctor, this website (healthtap) is a good start. ...Read more

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What can I do for my amenorrhea without going to a doctor?

See your doctor: I know that's not the answer you're looking for, but you need to find the cause of the amenorrhea. There is a wide range of options and it is in your best interest to find the cause and treat it if necessary. Keep yourself healthy! ...Read more

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

Many: Your primary care physician should always be consulted. She/he then might send you to an obgyn or endocrinologist for further workup. ...Read more

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Is there anything doctors can do to reverse amenorrhea? Are there any medications that doctors can give that will end amenorrhea? .

Is there anything doctors can do to reverse amenorrhea? Are there any medications that doctors can give that will end amenorrhea?

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Depends on the cause: 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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Is there anything doctors can do to reverse amenorrhea? Are there any medications that doctors can give that will end amenorrhea? .

The Answer is yes: But you need to go see a gynecologist who will need to check your hormonal balance and correct it with the use of female hormone supplements. Most woemn recover from amenorrhea with the help of medications from the gynecologist. ...Read more

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How do u know if u have post pill amenorrhea? Can u still get pregnant during this time? Can a doc give you anything to help? Is it caused by stress?

Post-pil amenorrhea?: This means having no periods for a while - like months to over a year - after stopping bc pills. Women who had irregular periods before starting the pills are at greatest risk. You can get pregnant during the time of amenorrhea (no periods) if you ovulate and have unprotected sex. So be sure to use a "barrier method, " foam & condoms, etc., to protect yourself. Stress induced? Don't know. 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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Can doctors prescribe birth control pills for women with primary amenorrhea?

Maybe: Whether or not your doctor will want to prescribe birth control pills for you depends on the cause of your primary amenorrhea. You should see a doctor to determine whether you are not having periods because of hormones, anatomy, or another cause. This will guide treatment of your amenorrhea and help determine your best contraceptive options. ...Read more

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