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Having a friend complaining from menstrual delaying for 4 months, unknown reasons?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Secondary amenorrhea

She appears to have secondary amenorrhea, which is the absence of menses for more than 3 months in a woman with previously normal menstruation.
By "unknown reasons" i presume you mean she is not pregnant or taking oral contraceptives. common causes include dieting, extreme weight loss, physical or emotional stress, rigorous exercise, and medical problems like hypothyroidism or pcos. Menopause too.

In brief: Secondary amenorrhea

She appears to have secondary amenorrhea, which is the absence of menses for more than 3 months in a woman with previously normal menstruation.
By "unknown reasons" i presume you mean she is not pregnant or taking oral contraceptives. common causes include dieting, extreme weight loss, physical or emotional stress, rigorous exercise, and medical problems like hypothyroidism or pcos. Menopause too.
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Periods stopped

Common cause of this is pregnancy.
Many other possibilities. Ask your friend to see her family doctor for an examination to determine cause of periods stopping.

In brief: Periods stopped

Common cause of this is pregnancy.
Many other possibilities. Ask your friend to see her family doctor for an examination to determine cause of periods stopping.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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