When I was 16 I had my period for 6 months straight ( I'm anemic). My mom finally took me to the obgyn who I still see every 6 months now ( I'm 23 now). His answer to this abnormality was my anxiety was not letting my wall heal up to stop bleeding his treatment , birthcontrol and anxiety medicine. Now anxiety I do have, but I'm older now and I believe I have learned to control that. Anyways since age 16 I've been on probably every single birth control known to woman and I'm tired of it truely I absolutely hate how the hormones make me feel they make me crazy. Now I believe there maybe an underlying issue that he hasn't checked for I did have an ultra sound at 16 that was clear BUT at 19 was hospitalized for 2 weeks ( I couldn't walk from the pain of the 15 cysts on my right ovary) again his treatment ( Birthcontrol). Now I've taken myself off of the birthcontrol 4 days ago completely and only take my anxiety meds when absolutely needed. This period I'm having now is very much resembling before it's very heavy and doesn't seem to let up at all.. By the way I forgot in 2009 I stopped taking the birthcontrol as well , I had my period for 3 months again I didnt really think to much of it due to the abnormality of it all these years ( none of the birthcontrols NEVER EVER regulated me ) anyways I ended up getting sent home from welding school for passing out in class , and my hemoglobin had dropped to I believe a 6 so I was flown home and sent to the er , Iron pills only brought it up about to a 7. I'm so lost I want to have kids one day and I'm scared I won't be abel to I'm not sure what to do.. Someone please help because I think my doctor is clueless.....View Thread
Thats sort of my situation. I'm 23 I've been going to the same obgyn since I was 16 , I had my period for 6 months straight. I've now tried every birth control you could think of , been hospitialized once for my hemoglobin fropping to half of what it's suppose to be and I'm sick and tired of taking birth control. I was also hospitalized once for polycystic cysts on my right ovary but they didnt remove them. Unfortunately I think alot of the poor care I've gotten has to do with me not having insurance. But I'm scared and I don't know what to do anymore. Having my period for months and then it stopping for MAYBE a week and then starting again is literally ruining my life and my health. Its also caused me to be anemic now..View Thread
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