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What could cause menstruation to stop for 2 months, other than pregnancy?

A: A number of conditions including chronic illness, medications (Depo-Provera or DPMA, starting chemotherapy, Transgender patients taking testosterone), severe weight loss as seen in anorexia nervosa, polycystic ovarian syndrome, menopause - all can cause episodes of amenorrhea (lack of menses). Additionally, irregular menses are typical for a young woman during the first year of her menstruation as her hypothalamic-gonadal axis is maturing. amenorrhea is also categorized as primary (no menses yet by age 16), or secondary (cessation of previous menses for 3-4 months). More information would be needed to determine why...


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I have not had a period since July 3rd (first day of cycle) not pregnant, cramping.

A: Hello,You seem to be having secondary amenorrhea. Secondary amenorrhea is when a woman who has had normal menstrualcycles stops getting her monthly period for 3 or more months.causes of secondary amenorrhea include stress and anxiety, malnutrition, depression, overexercising, suddenweight loss or gain (obesity),thyroid disorders and hormonal imbalance due to polycystic ovariansyndrome(PCOS).Smoking is also associated with secondary amenorrhea. Sometimes tumors of the ovaries and brainmay also cause absence of menstruation.Some of these causes...


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i havent had a period since june 22 and i am having pains in the bottom of my stomach

A: Hello,You seem to be having secondary amenorrhea. Secondary amenorrhea is when a woman who has had normal menstrualcycles stops getting her monthly period for 3 or more months.causes of secondary amenorrhea include stress and anxiety, malnutrition, depression, overexercising, suddenweight loss or gain (obesity),thyroid disorders and hormonal imbalance due to polycystic ovariansyndrome(PCOS).Smoking is also associated with secondary amenorrhea. Sometimes tumors of the ovaries and brainmay also cause absence of menstruation.Some of these causes...


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What Are the Different Types of Menstrual Disorders?

A: Menstrual disorders can include premenstrual syndrome, menstrual cramps, heavy menstrual periods, or total absence of menstrual periods. Menstrual disorders are considered common, and almost all women are believed to suffer from some form of menstrual disorder at some time during their lives. Not all menstrual disorders are serious, however.. Painful uterine cramps with menstruation, a condition known as dysmenorrhea, may be one of the most common menstrual disorders. When menstruation beings, the uterus begins to secrete prostaglandins, hormones responsible for prompting uterine contractions. These contractions help the uterus to shed its lining. Many women experience dysmenorrhea, often...


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I haven''t been on my period for about 5 months now, i came of the pill about 6- 7 months ago and

A: Hello,What you seem to be having is called secondary amenorrhea. Secondary amenorrhea is when a woman who has hadnormal menstrual cycles stops getting her monthly period for 3 or more months.causes of secondary amenorrheainclude stress and anxiety, malnutrition, depression, overexercising, sudden weight loss or gain(obesity),thyroid disorders and hormonal imbalance due to polycystic ovarian syndrome(PCOS).Smoking is alsoassociated with secondary amenorrhea. Sometimes tumors of the ovaries and brain may also cause absence ofmenstruation.I would suggest you to consult a gynecologist and get...


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hi, im angel my last period is last week of october until november 3 or 4. untilnow i haven''t see

A: Hello,To confirm the status of pregnancy you should get your serum HCG levels checked which is a more specific testthan a urine test. Also if the status of pregnancy is cleared then you should get your self evaluated forsecondary amenorrhea. causes of secondary amenorrhea include stress and anxiety, malnutrition, depression,overexercising, sudden weight loss or gain (obesity),thyroid disorders and hormonal imbalance due topolycystic ovarian syndrome(PCOS).Smoking is also associated with secondary amenorrhea. Sometimes tumors ofthe ovaries and brain may also cause absence

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Do high prolactin levels cause...?

A: Acne, dry hair, weight gain and/or mild depression? Also, what are other consequences of high prolactin levels (aside from infertility)? High prolactin levels may be part of the problem, but not the cause of it. I generally look at liver functions and try to correct whatever is showing up there, which usually fixes the prolactin, and related problems, which MAY include some or all of the above. No, prolactin should not cause these symptoms. The most common symptoms of hyperprolactinemia are oligomenorrhea, amenorrhea, infertility, galactorrhea in most cases hyperprolactinemia is a reason for amenorrhea (absence

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I had a menstrual on June 15th of 2009.I nerver started on July 12 of 2009 for fact I don''t think

A: Hi,Firstly, I?ll suggest you to get a serum HCG which is a much more sensitive test for the diagnosis ofpregnancy compared to urine pregnancy test. In case, it is negative, other causes of secondary amenorrhoeashould be ruled out. causes of secondary amenorrhea include stress and anxiety, malnutrition, depression,overexercising, sudden weight loss or gain (obesity),thyroid disorders and hormonal imbalance due topolycystic ovarian syndrome(PCOS).Smoking is also associated with secondary amenorrhea. Sometimes tumors ofthe ovaries and brain may also cause absence of...


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Could Wellbutrin have caused my periods to get much lighter and shorter?

A: Irregular menstrual cycles can be due to many different causes. Yaz (ethinyl estradiol and drospirenone) (http://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/yaz) can have a possible side effect of causing amenorrhea, or the absence of a menstrual period. Wellbutrin (buproprion) (http://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/wellbutrin) has reported side effects of menstrual complaints, reported in 2-5 percent of patients during clinical trials. Some other causes of missed menstrual periods include: pregnancy, breastfeeding, stress, medications, hormonal imbalances, low body weight, excessive exercise, thyroid...


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Symptoms of anaemia?

A: If you''re worried about anaemia, you should see your doctor and take iron tablets. I have heard of cases where the patient has been told "you can have iron tablets, or drink guinness" (guinness has a high iron content). I know which I''d choose... Anaemia Introduction The term anaemia is derived from Ancient Greek for "bloodlessness". It is a condition involving an abnormal reduction haemoglobin content. Red blood cells (containing haemoglobin) are the means by which oxygen is carried to the various parts of the body. People who are anaemic develop symptoms caused by the inadequate delivery of oxygen to their body tissues. This can vary from simple fatigue to death according to the nature and...


 
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