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06 Jan 2010

Missing periods
I am about to start an IVF cycle and my problem is that I did not get my periods, I am already three weeks late and I have done a HPT which came out negative. I am 39 yrs old, does this mean that I might be on menopause already. What can I take to get my periods back since I still need to keep on trying for a baby.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Kg

I would suggest that you visit your family practitioner or gynaecologist and have a hormone evaluation as well as a pelvic ultrasound done. Commonly the possibility of an ovarian cyst should be considered and should this be the case it can be fairly easily managed.

Answered by: Dr M.I. Cassim
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