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Primary Amenorrhea

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Overview and History

If a woman has not started menstruating by the age of 16, she has Primary Amenorrhea

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Menstruation in a girl is often celebrated as advent of womanhood and some communities even celebrate this by ceremoniously blessing the girl. It empowers the continuum of life… and procreation. If there is delay in its onset there is Anxiety generated among parents who may seek the advice of a doctor.

Absence of menstruation is called Amenorrhea. This menstrual disorder is quite common among young women and it indicates lack of menses. It can be classified as primary and secondary.

Primary Amenorrhea refers to a condition where a woman has not attained menarche even at age 16, while Secondary Amenorrhea refers to the absence of menses at a given time, in a woman who has been menstruating.

On an average, most women start menstruating between the age of twelve and thirteen. If the pubertal signs are present and normal, the wait until sixteen years is mandatory, before steps are taken to correct the disorder. Primary Amenorrhea may be accompanied by signs of puberty or it may be characterized by the lack of it.

It's not a curse.... ,It's not a curse.... , It's not a curse....
It signals transformation,
growth, evolution, femininity,
womanhood,
the gift of procreation,
re-creation, and regeneration....

(On Menstruation - earthhenna.com)



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hi,i have suffered from same problem ,primary amenorrhea. i m 30 years old .i have small size uterus, was on hormonal therapy for so many years. is there any chances of pregnancy if i get married. plz let me inform any best dr. for this issue.
rohina Sunday, February 16, 2014
My wife is primary amenorrhea patient n age is 30 years,married before two years,get 3 time 17mm 3 or 4 follicles,we want baby soon plz help us
raheel123 Thursday, September 12, 2013
Hello mam My wife is 19 year old and she face at this time amenorrhea around two month her period is fully blocked from two month, so what i do mam plz-plz mention me mam
rahul.raj Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Its called secondary amenorrhoea consult a good dr
Ainny Tuesday, September 17, 2013
i hv a problem of it i m 19 period not coming breast not devolpe and ovry size .5 little nd harmones are less wht shuold for become ok
zoha1 Friday, May 10, 2013
i used to have regular period until I took emergency conraceptive pills. Now I am three months delayed and the PTs that I took are negative. What should I do?
tammycammy Tuesday, September 25, 2012
i have found out i have primary amenhorreha. I am muslim and 16. i cant get married becasue i cant have children my family told me. any other muslims with primary amenhorrea? and can people like us get pregnant through ivf or other stuff?
bm335 Thursday, September 13, 2012
Hello rockinmama! My name is serenity. Iam 25 years old, recently married and stressed. I was diagnosed with primary amenorreha a couple years ago and it's been driving me crazy ever since. I want a baby for me and my husband so badly. U pray every night that I will conceive. How did you get pregnant and have all those successful pregnancies?
sjackson4744 Wednesday, June 27, 2012
I am Suchitra 29 years not attend mensuration.my breast is also not developed may be with this reason.please tell me if any treatment for that. i always stressed by this problem. pls reply

sunito8 Friday, January 13, 2012
Hi Suchitra! I have the same thing. I am 18, never have had a period and have no breast development. I found out a year ago that I had a tumor on my pituitary gland. This tumor had stopped my growth on everything. I now take medication for TSH, Estrogen, Hydrocortizone, and growth hormone. If i were you, i would get a blood test to check your hormone levels. You could have a tumor on your pituitary gland. I hope this helps you.
tennisgirl2012 Thursday, May 10, 2012
Hello mam, I am dhanam. age 30. My problem is primary amenorhea.my hair, breast and ovaries are normal. uterus is small in size like a baby. No cervix and vagina present. I did vaginoplasty now. No periods had been seen. I want to develop my uterus size to normal.Please guide me what i want to do to get my uterus to normal.what tests i want to take. Please help me to live normal life mam. I want to carry my own baby...
Dhanam Friday, January 18, 2013
I am AUGUSTA 28 yrs. not attend mensuration. my ovaries are normal, uterus is 33mm and vagina IS normal. do i have any treatment for my problem. pls reply me..favor4destiny@gmail.com.
GREAT Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Augusta~ I have Primary Amenorrhea and never menstrated. My uterus is intact just undersized and my ovaries are there. I have the parts but they just never got jump started. Some time at the start of puberty my signals just never got sent and I produce almost no FSH or LH and barely any estrogen. I admit I have let treatment go and went through years of heavy fertility and was thankful enough to baffle doctors and carry 2 out of 4 pregnancies and have a 4 1/2 year old son and twin sons who will be 3 this month... Have you gone to a doctor??
RockinMomma79 Saturday, May 5, 2012
RockinMomma79,thanks for your concern,,do send a guide of scale through
GREAT Sunday, May 13, 2012
I am dhanam. I am in Primary amenorrhea. please guide me to consult a doctor in this regard. I consulted many doctors, but nobody tells me that i can become pregnant.. i need your guidance please..
Dhanam Sunday, June 10, 2012
PLEASE help and email me am stressed my daughter whoz 20 has primary amenorreah and never menstruated. has small uterus 2cm and small ovaries, please give me contacts of the doctors who helped you wherever they are in the world.i also need names of medication you took .
FAITHFUL Thursday, September 20, 2012
have you got any information on the issue, do let us know,thanks.
wonderful1 Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Rockinmomma79,its a year now. i have been to a doctor,and it did not help, please can you give me the address and contacts of your doctor, yours is a success story,please help us
wonderful1 Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Assalamoalaikum! I am too suffering from primary amenorrhoea I menstruate only when I take progyluton/premarin+primolut N.. my fsh level is very very low.. plz share ur success story it gives relief & bring up my hopes
Ainny Tuesday, September 17, 2013
I am dhanam. 28 yrs. not attend mensuration. my ovaries are normal, uterus is 33mm and vagina not visualized. do i have any treatment for my problem. pls reply me...
Dhanam Friday, March 4, 2011
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