aloha, I have a very similar story as all you all. I am 32. I have 4 kids. I have had my tubes tied. didn't plan on having any more children and now feeling frustrated with all the trouble that's coming with it. I have been having this problem of having a really heavy flow. at first it was oh maybe it will pass? second time around, I just would purchase more pads. third time around scheduled an apt to see what was going on. dr. right away put me on some meds to slow it down. that medicine is called norethindrone. it helped slow the flow but it also made it seem to be heavier the next month? the clots was another thing. it scared me at times where I felt light headed, nauseated, and weak. next apt was about the dizzy spells. dr again put me on meds which was just some iron pills, which made me have a side effect of tightness in my lungs and itchy blotches all over, guess im allergic? dr recommended me to stop taking it which they didn't give me something else. after the norethindrone ran out I just was waiting on the next time my period came around. again a very heavy flow and very big clotting. made another apt, and they ran blood tests. prescribed more meds. next apt due to re occurring they did a pap smear and found that my uterine walls are thick. ok? more meds. next month dr ran a test that hurt me so bad, I didn't like it. (he heard my French) anyways continued the pills till it was out. tried to get more and I had to be seen first? now why is that? after all the tests, dr visits, meds, and costs??? wouldn't they have already had found an answer? idk what else to do. thinking about a hysterectomy? or something? HELP!!!View Thread
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