Have you been diagnosed with premature ovarian failure (POF), polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), or hypogonadism (low or no hormone production for ovaries)? In some cases, there can be an underlying genetic explanation for this, including:
Meeting with a healthcare professional, such as a genetic counselor, to walk through your personal and family history can be helpful to determine the likelihood of a genetic cause for these concerns. For the majority of cases of POF, PCOS, and hypogonadism, testing for all of the above things will likely come back normal, and we’re unable to determine the specific underlying cause.
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