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Does bulimia cause stomach cancer?

A: Consequences of bulimia nervosa * Malnutrition * Dehydration * Electrolyte imbalance * Hyponatremia * Damaging of the voice * Vitamin And Mineral deficiencies * Teeth erosion and cavities, gum disease * Sialadenosis (salivary gland swelling) * Potential for gastric rupture during periods of bingeing * Esophageal reflux * Irritation, inflammation, and possible rupture of the esophagus * Laxative dependence * Peptic ulcers and pancreatitis * Emetic toxicity due to Ipecac abuse * Swelling of the face and cheeks, especially apparent in the lower eyelids due to the high pressure of blood in the face during vomiting. ...


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my last period was 22nd of march and my cycle is every 30 days i have been having unprotected sex an

A: Hello,Since you are already 9 days late for your periods, I would suggest you to do a urine for pregnancy test andalso get a serum HCG levels estimation test done.If pregnancy is ruled out,then hormonal studies has to bedone to see if there is any hormonal imbalance or other causes of secondary amenorrhea causing these symptoms.I hope it helps. Take care and regards....


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lack of menstral cycles

A: Dear, Irregular or no periods are not normal until you are in menopausal phase that between 40-55 age group.This is secondary amenorrhea. Routinely, possible cause of no menstrual cycle is mostly related to Prematureovarian failure, extreme and prolonged exercise, hormonal imbalance, Sudden significant weight loss as seenwith strict dieting or after gastric bypass surgery, Anxiety and emotional distress, Thyroid dysfunction,medications, medications, Brain (pituitary) tumors, extreme alcohol intake, polycystic ovariansyndrome/estrogen dominance. You can consult your gynecologist to pin down exact reason. Take care....
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I had my last depo shot in July 2008. My first period after that was in the first week of March 2009. Since then I havenot gotten another period as of today (5-22-09). I have taken two pregnancy tests both negative. When I was on depo itwas for about 3

A: Hello,Depo-Provera is a long-acting progestin (hormone) form of birth control. If you stop getting Depo-Proverainjections, your period usually returns within 3 to 10 months but sometimes it may take 12-18 mths to becomeregular.I advise you to consult a gynecologist and get other causes of secondary amenorrhea ruled out. Hopethat helps.Take care and regards....


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I have not had a period this month normally they come in the middle of everymonth but last month I had one in the middleand at the end should I worriedabout it or just see wat happens next month.

A: Hello,Welcome to the AMD forum of doctors. I can understand your dilemma about the amenorrhea after continuing withregular periods even after a tubal ligation. The delay in your periods can be due to pregnancy (mainlyectopic) and this possibility should be evaluated first of all. Tubal ligation (even if the tubes are cut,burned, clipped, banded, or tied) is not 100% effective effective. It means that some women will conceive anunplanned pregnancy after tubal ligation. This failure occurs slightly more frequently in younger women andafter 3 years of tubal ligation. The tubes try to heal themselves (like when the ends are cut and sutured,they may rejoin after sutures dissolve), and sometimes a...
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How is amenorrhea treated?

A: amenorrhea due to normal causes, such as pregnancy, does not need to be treated. In other cases, treatments will depend on the cause. Treatments include: -Dieting and exercising to lose weight (for amenorrhea caused by obesity) -Dieting to gain weight (for amenorrhea caused by extreme weight loss) -Learning ways to manage stress -Changing exercise levels -Hormones, ordered by a health care provider -Surgery(rarely) amenorrhea may be the symptom of anorexia nervosa, a serious eating disorder. If you or someone you care about has this condition, get help right away...
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amenorrhea: no period or menstruation

A: Lack of menstruation (amenorrhea) can be caused for many reasons. The first thing doctors consider when amenorrhea occurs in women within a healthy reproductive age is pregnancy. Pregnancy can be easily excluded or confirmed with a pregnancy test. In your case, pregnancy has been excluded because 2 pregnancy tests are negative. Another very common reason for amenorrhea at your age is the presence of functional ovarian cyst. Functional ovarian cysts produce hormones (estrogen or progesterone) and are not controlled. Excessive production of such hormones can delay menstruation. Functional cysts canít produce hormones forever because they...
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Can I Get Pregnant At Age 30 Even If I Have amenorrhea?

A: If you are suffereing from amenorrhea, it must be treated for you to become pregnant on your own. This may or may not be possible. You might also be a candidate for in vitro fertilization. You need to discuss this with your doctor, however. You should be able to get pregnant at age 30, however you will probably need the help of a professional to cure amenorrhea and perhaps to prescribe some fertility drugs for you. Determine the cause and of your amenorrhea and see if you can cure that before you try to get pregnant....


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Can I Get Pregnant At Age 30 Even If I Have amenorrhea?

A: If you are suffereing from amenorrhea, it must be treated for you to become pregnant on your own. This may or may not be possible. You might also be a candidate for in vitro fertilization. You need to discuss this with your doctor, however. You should be able to get pregnant at age 30, however you will probably need the help of a professional to cure amenorrhea and perhaps to prescribe some fertility drugs for you. Determine the cause and of your amenorrhea and see if you can cure that before you try to get pregnant....


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  lactational amenorrhea

A: Hi, it is perfectly normal for women to have lactation amenorrhea after child birth. Women may also tend tohave irregular periods during that time, which is also considered within normal limits. This is caused due tosuppression by the lactation hormone called prolactin. Menstruation may return after some time aftercompletely stopping breast feeding. Hope this helps. Take care....


 
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