I had a similar problem for about 5 years. I have been to many doctors and none were willing to help more than prescribing me a different birthcontrol pill. I tried the depo shot and just about every pill on the market. I finally was referred to a specialist who could not figure out what is wrong with me. They thought I may have endometriosis, but surgery ruled it out. After the surgery, my doctor said that he thought that getting mirena may help, but ultimately it was my choice. I could either deal with the bleeding, try mirena, or get a hystorectomy. I chose the mirena and have had it for about two years now. I am 25 and don't know that I will ever be able to have children, but I do know that the mirena has helped improve the quality of my life daily. The first few months were the same as any other, but slowly the bleeding started getting better. I now don't have a period normally. If I do, it's light and only about a week. My periods before would last for months and I would bleed through the heaviest pads in about an hour or two. Hope this helps.View Thread
sky_ler86... have you gotten anywhere? i just went back to my ob/gyn today and i also have very heavy bleeding/extended periods, and bad pelvic pains.... my ob/gyn actually told me she does not know what else to do.... gave me a new type of bc pills and said to try them out for a few months, which is the same things she did for me in july... i feel as though i'm getting no where and do not know anyone else with these problems, so it helps to hear from you!View Thread
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