Is It Normal If You Don’t Menstruate For More Than 5 Months?
Good night doctor. I have not menstruated> 5 months, whereas before my menstrual cycle was always smooth. Indeed at that time I was in a state of stress related to the preparation of my final project. As well as my weight has increased from usually only around 55kg to u0026gt; 60 kg. Then also comes a greenish vaginal discharge. My question is whether this is normal or do I have an illness? thank you
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Menstrual disorders that you feel, where you do not experience menstruation for 5 months is an unusual condition, especially if accompanied by a history of greenish vaginal discharge. The presence of this vaginal discharge, possibly caused by inflammation / infection in the vagina, which is often caused by fungal infections; however, this needs to be ascertained the cause, whether due to the influence of menstrual disorders, fungal infections or bacterial infections, or because of injuries and the possibility of a history of sexual risk beforehand.
Associated with menstrual disorders that have been running for 5 months, the influence of stress or anxiety that you feel can aggravate complaints of menstrual disorders. In addition, increasing your weight may also affect your menstrual cycle, so controlling anxiety or stress and idealizing your weight, is expected to help the menstrual cycle more smoothly. The presence of stress that definitely affects menstruation is not clear enough, however there is a tendency for certain stress levels to affect the working system of the brain in the hypothalamus, which in turn affects feedback on the female hormonal work system. Therefore, controlling stress is expected to help control weight and ultimately control menstrual cycle disorders.
Some other conditions can also cause menstrual disorders, such as:
2. use of KB
3. pelvic infection or inflammation
4. disorders of the female hormonal balance, as in pcos or the number of small cysts in the ovaries
5. ovarian cyst
6. thyroid disorders
You should consider consulting with your obstetrician, the doctor will conduct a physical examination and supporting examinations that are needed such as blood / ultrasound examination, the results of the examination will be a reference for doctors to help provide treatment and appropriate treatment.
For now, it's best to maintain your stamina and general condition, with an effort to control stress, exercise regularly, avoid physical fatigue, and avoid sleeping late.
Thus the info we can convey.