Is premature ovarian failure irreversible?

Possibly. A percentage of women with premature ovarian failure see a reversal of it. It's not predictable who may or may not see a reversal.

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Whats premature ovarian failure?

"Menopause" When the ovaries fail in a woman of early reproductive age(16-40) menopause is the result.(absence of menstruation). Read more...

What is premature ovarian failure?

"Menopause" under 40. When ovarian function has temporarily or permanently ceased before the age of 40, that is the definition of premature ovarian failure. Since it may actually be temporary, and not permanent failure, some experts now call it premature ovarian "insufficiency". If you or someone you know has it, be sure to see a board certified re for proper treatment. Read more...

How young can premature ovarian failure occur?

Any age. It can happen at any age after puberty. It is not common though. And sometimes premature ovarian failure is temporary and the normal function may return. Read more...
Any Age. Some women never enter puberty. Some women enter menopause as a teenager and for some women it happens later on. So it can occur at any age. That's why it is important to be evaluated for irregular or absent periods, vaginal dryness, hot flashes, etc even at a young age. Read more...

Do I get cyckes with premature ovarian failure?

Probably not. You might have a period here and there but you are essentially going through menopause . Read more...
Rarely . Women with premature ovarian failure usually don't get periods (cycles) but a small percent can regain their ovarian function and their periods. Premature ovarian failures per definition is before the age 40. If you periods stopped and/ or become irregular please see your obgyn. Frequently it is due to hormonal imbalance. Also take a pregnancy test. I hope this helps. Read more...

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...

How common is it to have premature ovarian failure?

1% 1 out of 100 women have premature ovarian failure, or shutting down of the ovaries before age 40. Many other women have a very early menopause in their early 40's, which really is not normal, even though that is technically not premature ovarian failure. Some women (5%) can later recover some function of their ovaries. Read more...

Can premature ovarian failure disallow you to have kids?

Yes. True ovarian failure means the ovaries no longer produce follicle or eggs and that means without donor eggs, pregnancy won't happen. I have seen ovaries start egg production again, especially when chemo or other drugs made them stop prematurely. Read more...