Amenorrea secundaria

La amenorrea secundaria es el cese del flujo menstrual por un período de seis meses o más, por causas diferentes a embarazo, lactancia o menopausia. La raíz de este problema puede ser un excesivo aumento o pérdida de peso, ciertos medicamentos y también la ansiedad. El tratamiento puede variar desde modificar la conducta, en caso de exceso de ejercicio, hasta medicamentos o cirugía.Amenorrea secundaria


Last reviewed 5/31/2012 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington; and Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Bellevue, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.


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