I started having abnormal bleeding around July 1st. I had a normal period in April, but skipped May & June. When I started spotting in July, I thought good my period is starting and I can get back on track. Well that was just the beginning of my nitemare. The first 3 weeks of it was light. I always seemed to start bleeding on a Friday and by Tuesday of the following week it would stop, then resume again on Friday. I managed to make it to a Saturday one week and had intercourse, but about 30 minutes after, I started feeling a great deal of cramping. That's when the bleeding increased to a full-blown period. It has not stopped since. About a month ago I finally went to see my OBGYN and she put me back on birth control pills. I assumed it would stop it within a few days, and it just made it worse. I have been bleeding heavily and have had horrible cramps with huge blood clots. After being on the pills for a full pack, I called my doctor back and she said to start a pill taper. So I took 3 birth control pills a day for 3 days, 2 for 2 days and now back to 1 a day. It seemed to reduce the bleeding a little, but didn't stop it. Now that I'm back to one a day, the bleeding is picking up again. When I asked my OBGYN what she would do if that didn't work to stop the bleeding, and she said I'd have to have a D&C. I became upset when I heard that, because she has done NO testing. I went to see my primary care physician on Tuesday and she took blood for testing and is referring me to a new OBGYN next week. I am so scared, exhausted and upset from all of this I don't know what to do. I am pretty healthy other than have Hypothyriodism (which I've had for a very long time and is very well managed), so I have no clue what could be causing this. I was tested in January for PCOS and early menopause, and was negative for both. My mother had endometrial cancer at 49 and had to have a hysterectomy, so that is a worry. I am only 38 and have not had any children yet, but wanted to start trying to conceive next year. This is throwing a monkey wrench into all of my plans. Can anyone offer any advice?View Thread
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