Consult Best Doctor Online

Download MFine App

Consult City's Top Doctors, The Minute You Need To

First Consultation starting
₹249 ₹499

Asymptomatic Premature Menopause

Asymptomatic premature menopause: All we need to know

About

It is the loss of normal functioning of ovaries before the age of 40 years. It is the condition in which the ovaries fail to produce normal levels of estrogen and eggs.

Also known as premature ovarian failure.

There are less than 1 million cases in India each year. (5)

- Not self-treatable
- Usually self-diagnosable
- Lab tests or imaging may be required
- Chronic: can persist for years or can be lifelong

Causes

The primary cause of premature menopause is the loss of egg production by ovaries, which may be caused due to
- Chromosomal defects
- Exposure to toxins: due to chemotherapy and radiation therapy
- Autoimmune diseases

Complications due to premature menopause
- Infertility
- Osteoporosis
- Depression and stress
- Heart diseases
- Dementia

Symptoms

Self diagnosable:
- Irregular menstrual cycle
- Infertility
- Night sweats
- Vaginal dryness
People may experience irritability and hot flashes
Also common: Decreased sexual desire

Diagnosis
Diagnosis: Doctors may suggest pregnancy tests, follicle stimulating hormone test, estradiol test, prolactin test, karyotype, and FMR 1 gene testing to confirm the diagnosis of premature menopause.

Treatment

Medicines: the doctor may suggest estrogen therapy, calcium and vitamin D supplements which may prove to be helpful for the patient.

Specialists: For further concerns, contact a doctor or a gynaecologist. At mfine, you will receive a holistic treatment plan for optimum health.

10+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MS (OBG), DNB (OBG)

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, मराठी

15+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MS, DNB

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, ಕನ್ನಡ

10+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DNB (OBG)

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, తెలుగు, தமிழ்

31+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MD (OBG)

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, ಕನ್ನಡ

15+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MD (OBG)

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, ಕನ್ನಡ, മലയാളം

15+ years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MS (OBG), Diploma in Reproduc...

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, ಕನ್ನಡ

8+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DGO, Fellowship in Reproducti...

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी

24+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MD (OBG)

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, ಕನ್ನಡ

12+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DGO, DNB, FRM (IMA-AMS)

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, ಕನ್ನಡ

8+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MS, FMAS

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, ಕನ್ನಡ

11+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DNB (OBG)

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, ಕನ್ನಡ, தமிழ்

39+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MD (OBG), DGO

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, ಕನ್ನಡ

15+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DGO

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English

32+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DGO

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी

9+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DNB (OBG), Fellowship in Min...

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, मराठी, ಕನ್ನಡ

14+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MS (OBG), DNB (OBG)

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, ಕನ್ನಡ

10+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MS (OBG), FRM

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, తెలుగు, ಕನ್ನಡ, தமிழ்

19+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MS (OBG), DGO

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, ಕನ್ನಡ

32+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, MS (OBG)

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, ಕನ್ನಡ, हिन्दी

24+ Years exp ₹999 ₹399

MBBS, DGO

Gynaecologist

 Speaks: English, हिन्दी, తెలుగు

View More on App

Top Hospitals on mfine

Give a missed call to 08061914343 to Download the App