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Amenorrhea: Introduction

Amenorrhea: Absence of menstrual periods. See detailed information below for a list of 287 causes of Amenorrhea, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Amenorrhea:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Amenorrhea

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Causes of Types of Amenorrhea:

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Amenorrhea: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Amenorrhea, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Amenorrhea Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Amenorrhea may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Amenorrhea

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Amenorrhea may include:

Stories from Users for Amenorrhea

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Diagnostic tests for Amenorrhea:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Amenorrhea. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination - weight, height, BMI.
  • Hirsuitism, acne and excess weight in polycystic ovaries
  • Masculinisation in polycystic ovaries , adrenal or ovarian tumor
  • Evidence of abnormal or absent secondary sexual characteristics
  • Vaginal examination - looking for imperforate hymen, imperforate vagina, absence of vagina, cervical stenosis, absence of uterus.
  • Blood tests
  • more tests...»

Medications or substances causing Amenorrhea:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Amenorrhea as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Amenorrhea: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Amenorrhea may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Amenorrhea

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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: Amenorrhea. 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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Amenorrhea: Deaths

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Hospitals & Clinics: Amenorrhea

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Amenorrhea: Related Rare Diseases

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Amenorrhea: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Amenorrhea listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Amenorrhea as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Amenorrhea

The absence of a menstrual period is called Amenorrhea. This condition describes women who have not had a period in their teenage years or women who used to have a regular period that has stopped. (Source: excerpt from Menstruation: NWHIC)

The absence of a menstrual period is called Amenorrhea. This condition describes women who have not... (Source: excerpt from Menstruation: NWHIC)

Definitions of Amenorrhea:

Absence of menses for three months or more.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Absence of menses for three months or more.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Amenorrhea

The list below shows some of the causes of Amenorrhea mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Amenorrhea?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Amenorrhea. Of the 287 causes of Amenorrhea that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 7 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 10 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 22 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 263 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Amenorrhea:

The following list of conditions have 'Amenorrhea' 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: Amenorrhea:

The following list of medical conditions have Amenorrhea 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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Causes of Amenorrhea Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Amenorrhea based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Amenorrhea?

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

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Amenorrhea:

    Absence of menstruation, Infrequent menses, Oligomenorrhoea, Periods infrequent
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Amenorrhea:

    Subtypes of Amenorrhea:

    Secondary amenorrhea (26 causes), Missed period (7 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Amenorrhea:

    Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 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), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes)

    Symptoms related to Amenorrhea:

    Absent periods (287 causes), Missed period (7 causes), Menstrual irregularities (559 causes), Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), Abnormal vaginal bleeding (75 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes), Menopause (18 causes), Polycystic ovarian disease, PCOD, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Turners syndrome, Lactation

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    Medical News summaries about Amenorrhea

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