Oh gosh, this sounds just awful. I am not familiar with DUB, but want to send you encouragement and good wishes. I hope you get answers or at least a plan in the works when you see your doctor on Wednesday. Good luck!!View Thread
If my daughter skips a pill and takes it the next morning, just 10 hours late, she will start her period. Although it is more likely break through bleeding, not necessarily a period. Then it takes awhile to get back on track.
You may be sensitive in the same way. Might be a good idea to use back up birth control until you get back to your regular cycle. Good luck!View Thread
Hi Jade, I'm glad the exam went well enough for you although I imagine the stress of waiting for results is just awful. Try to not worry before it is time to worry. Knowing your mom has had gynecological cancer surely is ramping up your uneasiness, but as you said, this is likely not the same thing. Did the doctor say how long before you get results? Also, since your are in college, you probably have access to counseling services, right? You might consider talking through this with someone who can be an in-person support while you go through this. Take care!View Thread
Since you are on antidepressants and they can sometimes be a contributing factor in hypothyroidism, I wonder if it might be in order to have some blood work done to rule in or out a thyroid disorder. Hypothyroidism can cause heavy periods. Additionally, perimenopausal symptoms are similar to thyroid disorders so its important to have regular labs to direct the protocol for treatment.
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