I Have Premature Ovarian Failure, Familial

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    Feeling Hopeless ...

    I am 24 years old and recently married. About 2 months after I became married I found out I have PCOS . Makes fertility very hard. So my family doctor sent me to a specialist in my town and after only seeing me twice he determined I have pof. Heart broken because my husband and I...
    Maggiev88 Maggiev88
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 10, 2013

    No Kids Of My Own! Ever!

    We've been married for 7½ years and trying to conceive for 6½ years. We had a miscarriage in 2010 at 11 weeks and I was devastated! We finally found a specialist 3 weeks ago, who could give us answers: I had POV in extreme! =( And my womb was not "normal". I had had to undergo...
    DotMiracle DotMiracle
    31-35, F
    Jun 20, 2012

    I found out this morning

    that I've been officially diagnosed with POF. This is something that I figured I had based on research but hearing it from a dr just made it sink in more and hurt all over again. I am only 23. I've been married for almost a year and a half. I've always dreamed of getting married...
    Young1513 Young1513
    26-30, F
    May 29, 2014

    I Am 22 And I Have Premature Ovarian Failure

    I am 22 years old and I just found out I have Premature Ovarian Failure which has caused me to go through early menopause. I have a 5% chance of conciving on my own. I have never felt so alone or scared in my life. It would be nice to find someone who is going or has gone...
    Mallory1289 Mallory1289
    22-25, F
    5 Responses May 13, 2012

    My (really Long) Story

    Hi sorry this is very long, i describe most of my medical history. Way Back When... First when I was born, my knee was bent the opposite way it was supposed to be, so it bent up instead of back.. I was diagnosed with knee dysplasia & for the first year of my...
    kensie781 kensie781
    13-15, F
    Feb 6, 2012

    Early Menopause At 22 Pof At 24

    I got married at 22, a month later I was told i was going through EM. I have been going through tests for the last 2 years to find out why and if i could do any thing to stop it. Found at last week no eggs left and seprerated from my husband. Feel like my whole life is...
    Nickiejane Nickiejane
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 7, 2009

    In Process Of Diagnosis, Age 26 - Feeling A Bit Lost

    Hi anyone that reads this - thanks for any help you can offer :) POF is not something i heard of until recently, i'll run through what has been going on. Around last septmeber i had a colcoscopy and biopsy following an abnormal smear - thankfully all the bad cells were removed...
    charliesky charliesky
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2012

    I Was 20 When I First Was Diagnosed With POF

    I remember the night like it was yesterday. My OBGYN at the time called me at 10:00 pm to tell me that I have POF. Imagine that? I was absolutely devastated . I ran into my parents room hysterical crying. From that day on I have been to numerous Docs who all confirmed that I have...
    dogs16 dogs16
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2013

    17 Just Diagnosed With POF And Dont Know What To Do!

    Hi everyone, I'm 17 years old and I have never heard about POF before now. Everyone around me got their period while I was so late, but I never thought it was a big deal, I thought that its ok I have extra time to live my life without the period pain and stuff, but boy how I was...
    Magicof95 Magicof95
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2013

    My Experience ^_^

    When I was 16, I had God-awful PMS cramps during two cycles. They were so bad that I couldn't move except crawling, and I threw up multiple times. After that, I started getting hot flashes and my periods stopped coming. My mother isn't a doctor person; her mentality is that if...
    IluvTori3 IluvTori3
    18-21, F
    Sep 16, 2011

    Im 17 And Just Found Out I Cant Have Kids :(

    i just found out i have premature ovary failure. Im only 17 and its had a big affect on my life. i have to take hormone replacment pills untill im about 50 also its kind of hard to get my hear round really :(
    sharkypink sharkypink
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 16, 2009

    A 60 Year Old Woman In A 20 Year Old's Body

    Hi, I was diagnosed with Premature Ovarian Failure shortly before my 19th birthday. In my early development years I remember my friends discussing their periods, different tampons and pads and cramp remedies, etc. I would always politely excuse myself from the conversation, my...
    renoja renoja
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2013

    Hello all, I am 19 and was diagnosed with POF

    about 3 weeks ago. I'm struggling to get through the day and night. Please help.
    madyk3 madyk3
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2015


    well im 13 and was just diagnosed they think my ovaries acctually failed when i was 11. the hardest thing about all of this is the fact that i cant have kids of my own. and im just hoping things will get easiar..
    qwerty169 qwerty169
    1 Response Jan 12, 2011

    I have POF although I am still in denial in it

    over the whole thing I was diagnosed when I was 16. By that time I still hadn't gotten puberty, then I went to a endocrine dr. And I had a test where I to drink 2 bottles of water and then they did a ultrasound. They basically told me my pituitary gland wasn't talking to my...
    ShyWolf15 ShyWolf15
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 16, 2014

    I was diagnosed with POF 20 years ago at the

    age of 17 and had been on HRT until 6 years ago when I decided to stop everything. I live in a rural area where the doctors are uneducated about treating POF. So my problem is this... when I stopped taking the POF I didnt get my period at all and then three years ago I started...
    kelly1121 kelly1121
    41-45, F
    Feb 1, 2014

    I was diagnosed with POF

    when I was only 17 years old. I am now 29. A kind nurse explained to my mother that it was not normal for a 17 year old girl to not have started puberty. Thanks to this nurse my mom finally took action (after many years of me begging mom to do something). I cannot explain the...
    artsygirl03 artsygirl03
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 1, 2014

    Premature Menpause

    Hello everyone i am a 31 yr old mother of 3 and i can no longer have children and it makes me sad i feel like my world has been turned upside down i know i shouldn't be upset cause i have kids but being a women we dont want to hear that we can not have children its never easy...
    wyckoffjamey wyckoffjamey
    31-35, F
    Oct 28, 2013

    Since being diagnosed,

    everything is a lot more difficult to handle. It seems like a bar is one of the only places to go where I won't see happy families with happy kids and babies...
    Young1513 Young1513
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 31, 2014

    I am 22 and just found out

    that I have pof :(---I am sad lonely and hurt that I will never conceive a child of my own. I will never experience that unconditional love and bundle of joy---My doctors appointment was at 8 this morning it is now 11am and I just keep asking "why me". I've read on this subject...
    Lonelyalonelone Lonelyalonelone
    26-30, F
    Feb 13, 2014
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