I am so very confused. I am a 45 year old woman who has had 3 children, 2 d&c's and am considering either a partial hysterectomy or endometrial ablation. I have had heavy bleeding and tissue passing for years and because of my 2 fibroids my doctor advises me that I will likely increase in bleeding prior to menopause. I also have a descending uterus which is dropping and growing in size. Sooo, I was seriously considering the hysterectomy but reading the possible side effects, especially the possibility of pushing me into menopause already made me take another look at EA even though it won't address my descending uterus.
I had no idea at all about the amount of side effects for EA. The one that concerns me most is weight gain, I have to be honest. I already have cramping and bleeding intermittently but don't want to put on any more weight.
Is there anyone out there that has a similar situation to me (children, terrible monthly bleeding, descending uterus, D&Cs done but not making an impact on the bleeding) that may have had EA and is willing to discuss their outcome?
I don't know what I am going to do now but my periods definitely run my life. Help!View Thread
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