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What is amenorrhea?

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It’s not about having irregular periods. If you have amenorrhea, you never get your period. Although it’s not a disease, you should tell your doctor about it, because it might be a symptom of a medical condition that can be treated.

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

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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

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