Amennorhea

The absence of or missing more than one period is termed amenorrhea. Primary amenorrhea is when the period does not start during puberty, and secondary amenorrhea is when a woman misses her period for a few months. The former is usually due to a family history of the delayed period, genetic conditions like Turner syndrome, hormonal problems, and problems with the reproductive organs. The latter is common to occur during pregnancy and parturition. But it can also be due to polycystic ovaries, hormone issues, nutritional deficiency, stress, ovarian tumors, etc.

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Are there chances to get pregnant during lactational amenorrhea?

Query: Hello doctor,Can you please advise can my wife take birth control pills while breastfeeding? Also, she did not get a period since our baby was born, that is, for nine months. Also, let you know that I have another baby whose age is 2. When he is six months old, my wife got pregnant while she is not ...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The period of amenorrhea (when the period cycle is absent) is directly related to breastfeeding. If the baby is feeding well, then the mother will not have her periods (lactational amenorrhea). But like you said, there are chances of getting pregnant during this peri...  Read Full »

Will I get pregnant if there is some contact with precum?

Query: Hello doctor, My last period was on 21st of last month , me and my boyfriend had external touching of penis and vagina (without penetration) on 26th of the same month (last day of menses). I had taken unwanted 72 on the next day. On 28th of that month there were few drops of bleeding which continue...  Read Full »


Dr. Manisha Auradkar Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Pregnancy causes amenorrhea. However, the delay might also have caused due to stress or hormonal imbalance. I suggest you wait for another 1 to 2 weeks. Stay calm. If you do not get your periods, take a urine pregnancy test (the pregnan...  Read Full »

I have no period since 13 months. Is it sign of early menopause?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old girl and my symptoms are as listed: No period since 13 months. Burning sensation on my cheeks, ears, neck and upper chest area. Dry skin in/around my pubic region. Achy all over. Cramps similar to period cramps. Tingling feeling in my hands, legs, and chest....  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you have described are most likely due to a hormonal imbalance. I would not term it to be a premature menopause. You are too young for menopause to occur. It seems like anemia or vitamin deficiency which is causing the problems. It could be related to thyr...  Read Full »

I have missed periods. Is this pregnancy or a disease amenorrhea?

Query: Hi doctor,I had unprotected sex at 11 PM but took I-pill the next morning at 9 AM. I have missed periods. I have heard about the disease amenorrhea. Is this pregnancy or a disease amenorrhea? If amenorrhea happens, can it be easily cured? How she I have regular periods? Is it a matter of fear or a c...  Read Full »


Dr. Meeta Airen

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most probably, missed periods in your case, is because of I-pill. Please tell me the last periods date, date of intercourse, and usual cycle length so that I can guide you precisely. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://w...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for symptoms like no period, hairfall, weight gain and facial hair growth?

Query: Hello doctor, I did not get my periods for the last one year. Now I got a lot of hair fall, increase in body weight, more hair growth in the face. I have thyroid and when checked before three months it was three times high than the normal. Now I am not able to go to any hospital. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Bhagyarekha Yattinamani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to know your age, height, weight, and medications you are on for thyroid. Review with your reports.  Read Full »

Is blood disorder the reason for not having periods and exterme fatigue?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. I am always fatigued. I have not got my periods for around eight months now. I went to my gynecologist and done a lot of blood tests. She also gave me Provera to trigger my period but still, I did not get it. Several blood test results were abnormal. I have...  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are not having four different blood disorders as shown in your reports but they come under thrombochek panel where there is a defect in coagulation of blood. It is an autoimmune disord...  Read Full »

I had no periods for the past five years, after giving birth. Is this hypothalamic amenorrhea?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years old. I had no periods for the past five years, after giving birth. I suspect hypothalamic amenorrhea. I had one round of Clomid during my ovulation period, but I had no pregnancy. During the last few months, I stopped my exercise, and so I gained weight. Can I try natura...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Just by using Clomid (Clomifene) or Letrozole, you may not have your periods. Did you have any significant bleeding post delivery? Your weight looks fine. No periods for five years is too long, and present hormone levels will be unknown. I suggest you have any of the...  Read Full »

I am 18. Why have I never got my periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 and I have never had period but sometimes I feel like something wants to come but it does not come. I had puberty hair and underarms hair two years back.  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is called primary amenorrhea and it is a complex problem for which you need full assessment with all blood tests and ultrasounds and even more to rule out the cause and find a diagnosis what actually is going on inside. And sometimes it usually runs in families l...  Read Full »

Missed or delayed periods after taking I-Pill? Is it due to pregnancy or amenorrhea?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend and she took I-pill within two hours. She had bleeding for three to six days after having sex and she missed her periods till now.I have heard about the disease amenorrhea, it might also be the side effect of I-pill in some cases. Is this a pregnan...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Amenorrhea is not a disease. Amenorrhea is simply absence of the menstrual cycle. A lot of females have missed periods for one or two cycles after taking I-pill and this is normal. In most cases cycle resumes after one or two missed periods. So, no need to worry. Within o...  Read Full »

My psychiatric medicines are causing hormonal side effects. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I was taking Soltus 100 mg for delusion problem for a year. Now, I am absolutely fine. Before a month, the doctor has reduced my dosage to Soltus 75 mg. Now, I am facing hormonal problems like weight gain and amenorrhea. I am having my menstrual cycles once in two months (after taking so...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from delusion disorder and you are taking Tablet Soltus 75 mg for the problem. It can lead to raised prolactin level as side effects. So, either dosage reduction is needed or this drug should be replaced by another antipsychotic medication and psych...  Read Full »

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