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What Is Secondary amenorrhea?

A: Secondary amenorrhea is the cessation of menstrual periods in someone who has previously menstruated. The most common cause of secondary amenorrhea is pregnancy, but there are a number of other potential causes which can be explored as well. Women who experience an abrupt cessation in menstrual periods should definitely consult a gynecologist to get an exam and workup to explore possible reasons for the break in menstruation. Some people define secondary amenorrhea as three months or more without a menstrual period, while others define it as six months or more without a period for women with a history
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What causes amenorrhea?

A: amenorrhea can be caused by any number of changes in the organs, glands, and hormones involved in menstruation. Primary amenorrhea Possible causes include: -Failure of the ovaries (female sex organs that hold eggs) -Problems in the nervous system or the pituitary gland (a gland in the brain that makes a hormone involved in menstruation) -Poorly formed reproductive organs In many cases, the cause of primary amenorrhea is not known. Secondary amenorrhea Common causes of secondary amenorrhea are: -Pregnancy -Breast...
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Can tramadol cause amenorrhea?

A: 19 Mar 2012 No - amenorrhoea is not a side effect of Tramadol? Is there any possibility that you could be pregnant? You should see your doctor. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/tramadol-side-effects.html Votes:+0CommentVote upReport Delila19 Mar 2012 Hi, i don''t want to disagree, as it isn''t a listed side effect, but when i was taking Tramadol at high doses my periods stopped. I didn''t have one for about 5 months, give or take. So it is possible. You should speak to your doctor about it though as already advised. Votes:+0CommentVote upReport InPain24719 Mar 2012 I thought it might be possible and I do have an appt with my doc for a blood test. I took 4 at home tests and three were negative, one came up positive. I took one this morning and it was negative. I had all...


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what con i do to get my periods to come back after a few months without one and i am not pregnant they call it secondary amenorrhea

A: Secondary amenorrhea is lack of menstrual cycle for more than 6 months in a woman with normal regular menstrual cycle earlier or more than 12 months in a woman with irregular cycle earlier. There could be many reasons for secondary amenorrhea like hormonal changes, certain medications, anorexia nervosa, sudden weight gain or loss, hypothyroidism or Cushing's syndrome. Try the following home remedies along with your medications to trigger menstrual flow - Turmeric and asafetida both are valuable in the treatment of amenorrhea. Include them in the diet while preparing meals, also you can drink turmeric milk and add asafetida in the buttermilk. Celery seeds are...
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Testing and treatment for amenorrhea

A: According to the data you provided (missing menstrual period for three consecutive cycles), you might be experiencing amenorrhea. amenorrhea is a condition in which the menstrual period is missed. There are several possible causes for amenorrhea, including: pregnancy, anovulation, premature menopause, menopause, hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and thyroid gland disorders. In your particular case, anovulation is the most probable cause. It is not uncommon for women to have an anovulatory cycle. However, missing your period for several months requires an additional examination. You might want to visit your gynecologist for a physical examination,...
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Is Prometrium Used For amenorrhea?

A: Yes. Prometrium is progesterone and is prescribed to help women resume regular periods. Progesterone is a female hormone that helps regulate one''s ovulation and menstration. This is often effective for women who have not entered menopause to stop amenorrhea. Caution needs to be used with women how have a history of blood clots when taking Prometrium. Yes. Prometrium is prescribed for ''secondary amenorrhea,'' which occurs when a pre-menopausal woman stops having menstrual cycles. It is also prescribed to women as a part of a hormone therapy. Yes, prometrium is used to treat amenorrhea. The medicine helps the doctor pinpoint the exact cause...


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how is amenorrhea cured

A: Hi Welcome to the forum!The treatment of amenorrhea depends on the type?whether primary (you never had periods) or secondary (you hadregular or irregular periods earlier but had no period for more tan 6 months). Polycystic ovariansyndrome/disease is one of the commonest causes of secondary amenorrhea. Thyroid dysfunction is another commoncause. Pituitary tumors, anxiety and depression, sudden weight loss, are some of the other causes. Treatmentis aimed at removing the cause and can vary from hormone replacement therapy to surgery.Hope this helps. Take care!...


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Is Prometrium Used For amenorrhea?

A: Yes. Prometrium is progesterone and is prescribed to help women resume regular periods. Progesterone is a female hormone that helps regulate one''s ovulation and menstration. This is often effective for women who have not entered menopause to stop amenorrhea. Caution needs to be used with women how have a history of blood clots when taking Prometrium. Yes. Prometrium is prescribed for ''secondary amenorrhea,'' which occurs when a pre-menopausal woman stops having menstrual cycles. It is also prescribed to women as a part of a hormone therapy. Yes, prometrium is used to treat amenorrhea. The medicine helps the doctor pinpoint the exact cause...


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amenorrhea for about a year

A: Hi Welcome to the forum!First of all take a pregnancy test. You need to rule out pregnancy now that you had periods for two months andthen they stopped suddenly.Initially you had secondary amenorrhea or stopping of periods secondary to something.Polycystic ovarian syndrome/disease is one of the commonest causes of secondary amenorrhea and could also bepresent in your case. Thyroid dysfunction is another common cause. Pituitary tumors, anxiety and depression,sudden weight loss are the other causes.I understand you had a number of tests. Please discuss these...


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can i conceive with amenorrhea?

A: Hi, Thank you for posting. The underlying cause of your amenorrhea should first be determined. This will provideinformation if you can conceive or not. If it can be treated and if you are fertile, getting pregnant ispossible. Talk to your doctor about this. Further evaluation is important. Take care and best regards....


 
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