Anovulation

Below you will find more information about Anovulation from Medigest. If you believe that you are suffering from any of the symptoms of Anovulation it is important that you obtain an accurate diagnosis from a medical professional to ensure that you obtain the correct medication or treatment for your condition. There are medical conditions that carry similar symptoms associated with Anovulation and therefore the information provided by Medigest is offered as a guideline only and should never be used in preference to seeking professional medical advice. The information relating to Anovulation comes from a third party source and Medigest will not be held liable for any inaccuracies relating to the information shown.

Definition

Anovolution is a medical condition where by there is difficulty in ovulating thereby causing infertility. The ovary in this kind of medical condition fails to release egg which make her unable to conceive.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis includes physical examination including review of medical history of the patient. It may also be done through a series of blood test in order to measure prolactin, thyroid stimulating hormone and the functions of the adrenal. Ultrasound, MRI, CT Scan and laparoscopy may also be used to confirm the medical condition.

Treatment

Treatment includes administration of medicines that induce ovulation such as clomiphene citrate and pergonal which is the hormone responsible for stimulating the pituitary on the ovary.

Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms of Anovolution often includes erratic menstrual cycle, amenorrhea and oligomenorrhea.

Causes

Anovulation is said to be caused by stress and anxiety, excessive exercise and weight loss, administration of medications such as steroidal oral contraceptive and long acting injectable steroid contraceptives. It may also be caused by cognetial adrenal hyperplasia and premature ovarian failure.

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