Women's Health Community
Premature Ovarian Failure
About This Community:

A community for people with Women's Health-related concerns. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Premature Ovarian Failure

I am currently 29 years old. I was diagnosed with premature ovarian failure close to two years ago now. Initially, I quit having my menstrual cycle at the age of twenty. My menstrual cycles began to fade and come once, twice, or three times a year when I was fifteen and it continued on like that until I was 20 when I finally quit having them.

I would like to know what I need to do now in order to make sure that I am still as healthy as I can be. What conditions are going to happen/ have already happened since this diagnosis was confirmed?

- premature menopause
- premature osteoperosis


To make matters a bit more difficult, some specialists think I may have Chronic Pancreatis (pancreatitis) and I have no idea what that is or what that means?

I have arthritis in my lower back/ could that be due to the premature ovarian failure?

I am only 29 and don't understand why my health is at this level right now?  I've had a lot of abdominal pains too for years and the doctors/ specialists that I have been seeing have no idea what is causing it?

I get numbness in my hands and feet a lot too, just recently, and don't know what's going on??????



Lily
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar f tn
I am 25 and have ovarian failure because of chemotherapy.  You should get bone density scans to check if you need to be on boniva or something.

If sex starts to hurt because you don't make much moisture anymore, there is estrodial (perhaps spelt it wrong).  It is estrogen insterted to the vag.

That is all I am doing for it so far..
Blank
1470654 tn?1286722629
hi there lily. i am 41 years old.   And  i have  been told by the doctor at the hospital that i have premature ovarian failure.  at the moment i am taking wheatgrass juice.  just to help protect my health.  coz i know now that my health will start going down hill from now on wards.  so i have to try take care of my health from now.  you can buy wheatgrass at any health shop.  hope my advice helped you.
Blank
Avatar f tn
Hi,

I also have premature ovarian failure in my 20s...recently diagnosed.
I don't even feel like going on anymore...I don't think I'll have a good life.
My dreams are over. It's not fair that women like us can never be mothers and experience the miracle of giving birth.

I am unmarried and feel like it's too late for me to be a wife because I'm broken. I have nothign left to life for. Why is there no cure for this terrible condition? It's more bearable if you already have children, but if very young and childless...it's so devastating.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
1900942 tn?1462425060
Blank
agrell sooo ladies things have bee... Comment
9 hrs ago
1900942 tn?1462425060
Blank
agrell uploaded new photos
9 hrs ago
2020005 tn?1417986816
Blank
KTowne commented on KeeLolo's status
11 hrs ago
Blank
Menstrual Tracker
Track your cycles
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Reach your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Top Women's Health Answerers
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
134578 tn?1455656688
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
Avatar f tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
1415482 tn?1459706314
Blank
Kayannaboo
Kingston, Jamaica
17049300 tn?1457716777
Blank
gloryrose
Philadelphia, PA
Women's Health Community Resources
Top Women's Health Answerers
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
134578 tn?1455656688
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
Avatar f tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
1415482 tn?1459706314
Blank
Kayannaboo
Kingston, Jamaica
17049300 tn?1457716777
Blank
gloryrose
Philadelphia, PA