Symptoms and Diagnosis of Amenorrhea

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Fertility is the most important thing when it comes to giving birth to a child and the bad news is that today many women confront themselves with the secondary amenorrhea which affects their chances to get pregnant. Usually, the regular monthly periods mean releasing eggs and showing whether a woman’s reproductive system is well functioning. Once lacking menstruation, you should know you are facing a problem with your egg releasing and this is also a warning sign that your fertility is affected. If you skip more than two periods you should know you are confronting with the secondary amenorrhea and the best way to find out more about the symptoms and diagnosis of amenorrhea is to make an appointment with your doctor. Important facts about this serious health condition you can find even on the Internet where women undergoing this condition offer valuable information as well as on the online medical sites where professional doctors answer to different patient questions.

The first thing you need to hear about in order to understand this disorder is that the women who are carrying a baby or are breast-feeding as well as the ones that are in menopause are not included in this health disorder. But, if you are not on this list and you are experiencing some changes into your reproductive system and organs like the dryness of your vagina or the changes in your breast size along with your lack of menstruation then you should know that these symptoms can be tied to the secondary amenorrhea.

For a further assistance of the symptoms and diagnosis of amenorrhea you should go to a doctor as this disorder can have different causes from case to case and you need to have an accurate and precise diagnosis on your own condition. In diagnosing your amenorrhea the doctor will ask you to make some blood and urine tests in order to determine your disorder causes. The physical examination of your abdominal body part is also included in order to see whether your menstruation delay can be associated to pregnancy. If the examination shows there is not pregnancy, your problem can be tied to other causes like uterus fibroids, cysts on the ovaries and tumors. Usually, if your problem has to deal with such things you might experience also abdominal pain that can warn you about these health issues. You should know that even a previous curettage of your uterus can lead to secondary amenorrhea and you should provide your doctor with all your medical history in order to rightly understand the symptoms and diagnosis of amenorrhea.