Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
When Menstrual Periods Stop
The most common cause of amenorrhea is pregnancy. The standard initial test for all women with secondary amenorrhea is a urine or blood pregnancy test. Even if you do a home pregnancy test and it is negative, your doctor will probably want to repeat it.
Assuming that you are not pregnant, the pattern of your periods before they stopped provides clues to possible causes.
Before your periods stopped, had they been fairly regular?
- Abdomen and Pelvis
- See also:
- Acid Reflux Treatment
- Bleeding After Menopause
- Bleeding Between Menstrual Periods
- Blood in the Urine in Women
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Constipation in Adults
- Difficulty Passing Urine
- Frequent Urination in Women
- Heavy Menstrual Periods
- Intestinal Gas Guide
- Loss of Control of Urine in Women
- Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
- Missed or Irregular Menstrual Periods
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Never Started Menstrual Periods
- Painful Menstrual Cramps
- Rectal Bleeding
- Rectal Pain or Itching
- Recurring Abdominal Pain
- Understanding New and Severe Abdominal Pain
- Vaginal Discharge, Itching or Irritation
- Vaginal Dryness
- Vaginal Pain or Discomfort
- Vaginal Sores and Lumps
- When Menstrual Periods Stop
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