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Forum Name: Endocrinology Topics
|luvumason - Fri May 18, 2007 4:49 pm||
Hi, I am a 21 year old female and I have written quite a few questions recently about some problems that I have been having. I was recently diagnosed with hyperthyroidism and had a throid ultrasound that confirmed there are no growths or tumors but, my doctor is sending me to the endo and I don't get in for another month. Also, I was having some stomache, pelvic, and back pain so, my doctor did a cat scan that confirmed I also had a few cysts on my ovaries and fluid around my colon but, the biggest cyst is only two cm. I was supposed to start my period four days ago and I always start on the same day and have really heavy periods but, my period never came. I have been cramping on and off like I do with my period and occasionaly I will see a spot of pink blood on the toilet paper when I wipe but, nothing else. My husband had a vicectomy about a year and a half ago but, I took a pregnancy test just to be sure and it is negative. Can my hyperthyroidism be causeing this...or my cysts maybe???
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Sat May 26, 2007 9:55 pm||
In searching for this answer I've found reports of hyperthyroidism causing a period sooner than expected but I could not find any data saying it can cause an absent period.
However, hormonal imbalances from ovarian cysts can sometimes cause changes in the menstrual cycle as can stress.
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