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Amenorrhea (cont.)

Amenorrhea Prognosis

Amenorrhea is typically not a life-threatening condition. The prognosis for amenorrhea depends upon the underlying cause and the type of treatment that is available. For most women, medications, lifestyle changes, or surgery can correct amenorrhea.

Amenorrhea has been associated with reduced bone density and increased fracture rates.

Medically reviewed by Steven Nelson, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/1/2014
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Amenorrhea - Causes

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Amenorrhea, Primary »

Primary amenorrhea is the failure of menses to occur by age 16 years, in the presence of normal growth and secondary sexual characteristics.

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