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When Menstrual Periods Stop

When a woman never has had normal periods and has noticed an excessive amount of body or facial hair, it is likely that she has a condition known as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This condition affects somewhere between 5-10 percent of American women. It is usually accompanied by excess body hair, acne, and an increase amount of male hormone (androgen) in the blood.

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