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Amenorrhea is the term used for the absence of menses. It is either primary or secondary.

  • Primary amenorrhea is classified as not starting menses by age 16.
  • Secondary amenorrhea is absence of menstruation for three cycles after having had a menstrual period for longer than two years.
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Causes of Amenorrhea

Risks of Amenorrhea

Diagnosis of Amenorrhea

Treatment of Amenorrhea

Last Updated: 12/2013