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: medical conditions, general health, and management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
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
1302038_tn?1439578832
Blank
TinaR10 commented on TinaR10's status
53 mins ago
1580318_tn?1440177198
Blank
Shannon79 commented on EvolverU's status
1 hr ago
1580318_tn?1440177198
Blank
Shannon79 commented on Belle313's status
1 hr 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
10225605_tn?1408638630
Blank
ipurr2
Tucson, AZ
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
pinkrazrbrd
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
136956_tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
Women's Health Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Women's Health Answerers
10225605_tn?1408638630
Blank
ipurr2
Tucson, AZ
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
pinkrazrbrd
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
old_before_my_time
136956_tn?1425609872
Blank
ticked
Mississauga, ON
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom