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What are the two types of amenorrhea?

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There are two types of amenorrhea:

Primary amenorrhea. This is when a young woman has not had her first period by the age of 16.

Secondary amenorrhea. This is when a woman who has had normal menstrual cycles stops getting her monthly period for 3 or more months.

From: What Is Amenorrhea? WebMD Medical Reference

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Hormone Health Network: "Amenorrhea."

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development: "Amenorrhea."

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on March 30, 2019

SOURCES:

Hormone Health Network: "Amenorrhea."

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development: "Amenorrhea."

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on March 30, 2019

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