If your periods are irregular, a pregnancy test should be done.
Changes in the growth pattern of your hair or the development of acne may be enough for your doctor to determine that you have a high level of androgen (testosterone) hormones. If not, blood tests can detect high androgen levels. A blood test may also be used to check the level of prolactin, which is a hormone produced in the brain's pituitary gland. Very high prolactin levels can be caused by a pituitary gland tumor, and...Read more
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Oophorectomy (the surgical removal of a woman’s ovaries) is a procedure women may opt to undergo for a number of reasons, including... Read more »
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You consider yourself regular as far as your period goes. And then one day it doesn't come as scheduled. You check the calendar to... Read more »
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