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Can a home menopause test work for testing for premature ovarian failure?

No. There is a blood test called fsh that can determine if you are in the menopause. Generally levels greater than 25-30 are suggestive of the menopause. Premature ovarian failure (pof) is the cessation of menses before the age of 38; and the most common cause in premature menopause. If you have pof, you should consult your gyn because it can sometimes be associated with other endocrine disorders. Read more...

Do I need a special pregnancy test if I have premature ovarian failure?

FSH & LH Test. I assume that you mean what kind of test you need to determine pof. You should have an fsh/lh cycle day 2-3 test done. Read more...
Egg Donor. There is no special pregnancy test if you have premature ovarian failure. What you will need that is special is an egg donor to help you achieve conception. 1-% with pof can have spontaneous ovulation and pregnancy, so never say never, but it is highly unlikely. Read more...

Am I totally in menopause or premature ovarian failure? My doctor did a blood test and my results were: fsh=106.6 and estrogen: 20. I am 39 years old.

Prematue menopause. An fsh that high performed on cycle day 2 or 3 suggests ovarian failure. Since the average age of menopause is around 42, i would suggest repeating the test again at the correct cycle day. If a high value is repeated it confirms the conclusion. Read more...
Sounds like POI. It sounds like primary ovarian insufficiency or poi if your fsh level is that high at 39. This is not the same as natural menopause in your early 50's. Agree with dr s. That you need another fsh, lh and Estradiol test for confirmation - ideally on day 2 or 3 of your cycle if you're still having periods. You should be seeing a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist even if not ttc. Read more...

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...

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. 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...