Amenorrhea is a symptom of an underlying disorder rather than a condition in and of itself. Additional symptoms may be present depending on the associated condition.
Galactorrhea (breasts produce milk in a woman who is not pregnant or breastfeeding), headache, or reduced peripheral vision could be a sign of an intracranial tumor.
Increased hair growth in a male pattern (hirsutism) may be caused by excess androgen (a hormone that encourages development of male sex characteristics).
Vaginal dryness, hot flashes, night sweats, or disordered sleep may be a sign of ovarian insufficiency or premature ovarian failure.
Noticeable weight gain or weight loss may be present.
Excessive anxiety may be present in women with associated psychiatric abnormalities.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/1/2014
Lawrence M Nelson, MD, MBA
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