Related Conditions and Treatments
Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual periods.
Breast disorders are changes that can occur in teens.
Dysmenorrhea is the pain associated with menstrual cramping.
Excessive Hair Growth (Hirsutism)
Hirsutism is when women experience excessive hair growth on parts of the body where men usually grow hair.
Galactorrhea is a milky discharge from the nipple of the breast in someone who is not nursing a baby.
Gynecomastia is a condition in which above-average amounts of breast tissue form in males.
The most common cause for menstrual irregularities is when a woman's ovaries don't release an egg.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition characterized by a hormonal imbalance resulting in irregular or absent menstrual periods, acne, and/or increased facial/body hair growth.
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
As many as 75 percent of girls and women experience unpleasant symptoms or painful pelvic cramps before or during their monthly menstrual cycle, called premenstrual syndrome (PMS).