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Is secondary amenorrhea dangerous?
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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