How is oligomenorrhea diagnosed?

Your doctor will diagnose oligomenorrhea after asking a lot of questions about your diet, exercise, and sexual health to determine possible causes of these problems. You will be given a pelvic examination to determine any abnormalities in that way. If you are sexually active, you will probably take a pregnancy test. Blood tests can determine thyroid function and hormone levels, and an ultrasound or CT scan checks for polycystic ovary syndrome. Your doctor will determine the cause of your oligomenorrhea if they determine that to be your diagnosis because the cause is just as important to treat as the symptoms.

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