What are symptoms of oligomenorrhea?

Oligomenorrhea is most notably characterized by infrequent periods. A woman with oligomenorrhea has her periods anywhere from 35 to 90 days apart, with four to nine periods a year, which are usually light. She also may have difficulties becoming pregnant.

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What can I do to avoid oligomenorrhea?
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What increases my risk for oligomenorrhea?
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Does oligomenorrhea affect adolescents differently than adults?
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How does oligomenorrhea affect pregnancy?
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