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Premature Ovarian Failure

Premature ovarian failure is when the ovaries stop functioning normally before the woman reaches the age of 40. symptoms include menstrual irregularities, hot flushes, irritation, and infertility. Treatment involves hormone therapy and supplements that can prevent osteoporosis.

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I have hot flashes after taking Progyluton. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have POF with FSH 101. I am taking Progyluton from three months but I still feel hot flashes and breast pain after starting brown tablets and these become worse in pill-free days. Am I taking right dose of hormones?  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query and from the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you mentioned it is clear that you have premature ovarian failure and you have been prescribed the drug Progyluton as a hormone replacement therapy. You have mentioned that y...  Read Full »

Can pelvic pains with migraines or back pain be a sign of ovulating?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 42 year old female, and I was diagnosed with POF, a year after I had my first child. I took HRT for about two years, and I gave up all hopes of conceiving. However, from the past 6 to 7 months, I am having pelvic pains with migraines and back pains for 3 to 4 days. Sometimes, it la...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you have cyclical pain, then the chances are that you are ovulating, but then you would have menstruation. The most likely possibility is of ovarian cyst or chocolate cyst. You should get an ultrasound examination of the pelvis, to exclude ovarian cysts.   Read Full »

My girlfriend suffers from PCOD. Is taking COCD harmful?

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend had irregular periods and USG pelvis showed PCOD. So, she is taking COCP. In spite of taking the drug properly, she missed her period this month. Is anything wrong with her? What to do now? Does she need to continue the drug? Or should she stop it? I heard that COCP may caus...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP) is absolutely safe for her. It does not cause cancer (low dose COCP). Just check the content of COCP which she is taking. If dose of Estrogen (Ethinyl estradiol) is 20 or 30 mcg, she can safely continue the medicine. In fact, COCP i...  Read Full »

I did not get my period after taking Provera. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. Recently, I started planning for my first child. I have a premature diminished ovarian reserve. I always had a normal period. But recently I missed two periods in a row and so I started progesterone challenge. I started to have light spotting after two days of f...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi,Welcome to FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) and estradiol levels are very high. It would be important if you can share AMH (anti-mullerian hormone) levels and your latest transvaginal ultrasound report. Kindly mention your height and weight. In case of premature ovarian failure...  Read Full »

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