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Does oligomenorrhea affect adolescents differently than adults?

It is common that young women just beginning their period will experience irregular periods. They usually are not treated with anything and their period becomes more regular over time. Young women are also very prone to the changes in weight that can cause oligomenorrhea.

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Do adolescents grow out of oligomenorrhea?
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Yes, adolescents often grow out of oligomenorrhea. The beginning of young woman's period is often ir...
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How do I manage my oligomenorrhea on a daily basis?
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Oligomenorrhea can be managed on a daily basis by the treatment plan your doctor decides is right fo...
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How does oligomenorrhea affect pregnancy?
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Oligomenorrhea can affect the difficulty with which you become pregnant. If your menstrual cycle is ...
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What increases my risk for oligomenorrhea?
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Your risk of developing oligomenorrhea is much higher with polycystic ovary syndrome. Women under a ...
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