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Amenorrhea, Absence of Menstruation

Information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of amenorrhea or absent menstruation. Learn why your period is missing or late.

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What is Amenorrhea?
An overview of amenorrhea or absence of menstruation.

What is Secondary Amenorrhea?
A look at what secondary amenorrhea is, and some of the most common causes of missed periods.

What is Primary Amenorrhea?
A look at what primary amenorrhea is and possible causes.

Why Is My Period Late?
One of the questions I'm asked most often is "Why is my period late?". Although, pregnancy is the most common cause of absence of menstruation (amenorrhea), many times, the women will also assure me that they are definitely not pregnant. Discover the most common causes of missing or late periods.

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