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Do adolescents grow out of oligomenorrhea?

Yes, adolescents often grow out of oligomenorrhea. The beginning of young woman's period is often irregular and then become regular after some time. Other adolescents, though, may require treatment to deal with alternative causes of oligomenorrhea. Because oligomenorrhea can occur at any time in a woman's child bearing years due to a number of causes, many older women experience symptoms.

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