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Idiopathic absence of menstruation

Idiopathic absence of menstruation is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with idiopathic absence of menstruation, 78% report having absence of menstruation, 36% report having unpredictable menstruation, and 36% report having sharp abdominal pain. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of idiopathic absence of menstruation are absence of menstruation, unpredictable menstruation, and long menstrual periods, although you may still have idiopathic absence of menstruation without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with idiopathic absence of menstruation often receive hematologic tests, pelvis exam, standard pregnancy test, urinalysis, examination of breast, ultrasonography, chlamydia test and lipid panel .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with idiopathic absence of menstruation include medroxyprogesterone, ortho cyclen, progesterone, nonoxynol 9 topical, modicon, terconazole topical, multivitamin, prenatal, clomiphene (clomid), metronidazole topical product, human chorionic gonadotropin (hcg), miconazole topical product, dexfenfluramine (redux) and norgestrel .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for idiopathic absence of menstruation include race/ethnicity = hispanic, sex == female and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years, sex == male, age 60-74 years, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get idiopathic absence of menstruation.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.3x
15-29 years
3.4x
30-44 years
1.5x
45-59 years
0.2x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.3x
Hispanic
1.5x
White
0.7x
Other
1.4x
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