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Is there a condition that can cause extreme weight gain and absence of periods in adolescent girls?

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Dr. PAUL EUN
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In brief: PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome may be the cause.
The absence of periods is caused by excessive weight gain. This condition should be evaluated and managed properly. Pcos does not cause weight gain, it is most often the other way around. There may be hereditary tendencies for this condition.

In brief: PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome may be the cause.
The absence of periods is caused by excessive weight gain. This condition should be evaluated and managed properly. Pcos does not cause weight gain, it is most often the other way around. There may be hereditary tendencies for this condition.
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