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What is amenorrhea and how is it different from anemia?

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Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Big difference!

Amenorrhea means lack of menstruation for six months or more.
Anemia means a low count of hemoglobin, the protein that transports oxygen in the blood streams. So the two conditions are completely different.

In brief: Big difference!

Amenorrhea means lack of menstruation for six months or more.
Anemia means a low count of hemoglobin, the protein that transports oxygen in the blood streams. So the two conditions are completely different.
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: Amenorrhea is

Absence of menstrual period and completely different than anemia which is low number of red blood cells.

In brief: Amenorrhea is

Absence of menstrual period and completely different than anemia which is low number of red blood cells.
Dr. Michael Dugan
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