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Late start of menstruation

Late start of menstruation: Introduction

Late start of menstruation: Late first period in adolescent girls. See detailed information below for a list of 34 causes of Late start of menstruation, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Late start of menstruation:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Late start of menstruation. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Late start of menstruation

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Late start of menstruation: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Late start of menstruation

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Message Boards for Late start of menstruation

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Diagnostic tests for Late start of menstruation:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Late start of menstruation. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Weight - Undernutrition and/or strenuous exercise may cause late start of menstruation.
    • Measure body mass index (BMI) - i.e. weight in kg/(height in metres) squared. Anorexia is less than 17.5.
    • Examine for abnormal or absent secondary sexual characteristics (such as breast formation, pubic hair). If the secondary sexual characteristics are absent it implies that the ovaries are non-functional and must consider Turner's syndrome or Simmond's syndrome
    • If there is masculinisation then must consider an adrenal or ovarian tumor
    • Vaginal and pelvic examination may find an imperforate hymen, an imperforate vagina, absence of vagina, absence of uterus
    • Examine for signs of anorexia nervosa - e.g. wearing heavy clothes to mask thinness, cold blue extremities, fine downy hair on back and face, slow pulse, low blood pressure, low body temperature, delayed pubertal development (if onset is pre-pubertal), swelling of ankles if protein deficient, cardiac arrhythmia.
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Late start of menstruation: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Late start of menstruation

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Late start of menstruation. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Late start of menstruation: Related Rare Diseases

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Late start of menstruation: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Late start of menstruation:

The list of organs typically affected by Late start of menstruation may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Late start of menstruation

The list below shows some of the causes of Late start of menstruation mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Late start of menstruation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Late start of menstruation. Of the 34 causes of Late start of menstruation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 29 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Late start of menstruation:

The following list of conditions have 'Late start of menstruation' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Late start of menstruation:

The following list of medical conditions have Late start of menstruation or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Late start of menstruation?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Late start of menstruation, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Late start of menstruation:

Medical Conditions associated with Late start of menstruation:

Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Amenorrhea (287 causes), Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Puberty symptoms (219 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Uterus symptoms (429 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Vagina symptoms (443 causes), Female genital symptoms (529 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Infant symptoms (2900 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Fertility symptoms (370 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes), Male reproductive symptoms (577 causes)

Symptoms related to Late start of menstruation:

Absent periods (287 causes), Missed period (7 causes), Irregular periods (559 causes), Menstrual symptoms (559 causes), Anorexia nervosa, Low weight, Emaciation (528 causes), Excessive dieting, Pregnancy (699 causes), Vaginal abnormality, Congenital cervix abnormality, Narrow cervix, Congenital uterus abnormality, Double uterus

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