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Amenorhea 

Absence of menstruation, i.e. either lack of menarche or cessation of menses

Amenorrhea can be of three types:

  • Primary amenorrhea

    where
    menstruation has never happened.
    Usually primary amenorrhea implies that menstruation has not
    started by the age of 16. However competent diagnosis is called
    for as are a number of diverse causes to consider, including
    imperforate hymen, ovarian dysfunction or hormonal imbalance.

     

  • Secondary amenorrhea

    when menstruation stops after at least one period. This is a common occurrence with causes including pregnancy, stress, loss or gain of weight, menopause, breast-feeding, anemia, excessive exercise, stopping contraceptive pill intake, some drugs, ovarian cysts or tumors etc.

     

  • Irregular or erratic menstruation

    . There may be 3 or 4 periods in an year,
    or 3 close together followed by none for a few months. Causes
    are same as secondary amenorrhea.

     

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