Hello to everyone. I am so upset reading all of these posts, it has been like looking at moments from my own life. I have been going through these problems off and on since I was 10 years old. I am currently 26. I started menstruating when I was 8, and the problems began two years later when I bled for 6 months straight. I was immediately put on an iron supplement for the anemia, as well as heavy birth control to stop the bleeding. Birth control always seems to be the only answer aside from Hysterectomy that doctors can come up with. I would stop taking the birth control when it would seem to be under control, and I would be fine for several months, even a couple of years...then it would happen again. I am married now and would love to have children, but this problem seems to keep me from it. I am in pain almost all the time, and if I am not on birth control I bleed nonstop. They have told me that I barely ovulate, so conceiving is going to be problematic, but if we can, I could have a baby. . .I am beginning to doubt that now, and I feel like I am losing my mind. Thank you all so much for sharing your stories, as reading them has made me feel a little normal, which is something with all this that I haven't felt in a long while. If anyone knows anything other than birth control or hysterectomy that can help us, please share. Thank you again.View Thread
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