Absence of Menstruation (Amenorrhea)

About- Absence of menstruation also called Amenorrhea is the condition when women missed one or more menstrual periods.
There are two types of amenorrhea-
Primary amenorrhea- Absence of the first period in a young woman by the age of 16

Secondary amenorrhea- occurs when the normal menstrual period stops for three months or longer
 
Symptoms-
The main symptom of 
Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual periods. Other symptoms may include
Acne
Changes in breast size
Hair loss
Headache
Increased facial hair growth
Milky nipple discharge
Pelvic pain
Unexplained Weight gain or weight loss
Vision changes
 
Causes-
Pregnancy
Breastfeeding
Use of birth control pills
Use of certain medications including Antipsychotics, Cancer chemotherapy, Antidepressants, Blood pressure drugs, and allergy medications
Low body weight
Poor nutrition or malnutrition
Excessive exercise
Mental stress
Depression
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Menopause
Early Menopause (Premature ovarian failure)
Thyroid malfunction
Pituitary tumour
Uterine scarring
Poorly formed reproductive organs including the uterus, cervix, or vagina
Structural abnormality of the vagina
Turner syndrome
High levels of testosterone
Müllerian defects

Specialist to visit
Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.everydayhealth.com
https://emedicine.medscape.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.healthline.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org

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