I just turned 48 and two years ago (2011) I had an ablation procedure done due to irregular and heavy bleeding. In 2010 I started to have hot flashes, then followed by all of the other symptoms of perimenopause.
October 2012, I had lab work done to check my hormone levels and I was told I was in menopause and I went ahead and had the hormone replacement (pellets) done. Since I still had my uterus I have to take progesterone. I feel great and back to normal, but about two and half weeks ago I started spotting, nothing heavy, but I have been experiencing some cramping and mild stomach discomforts.
I called my OB/GYN and they were to get me in right away. I had an ultrasound done and I was told that I had fibroids and a lot of them and with the hormone treatments it has caused the fibroids to bleed?
I was told that I needed a hysterectomy!?! How do I know if this is really necessary? they also took some tissue to do a biopsy but this just came a surprise! I was also told that I had to double my dosage of the progesterone and this would cause me to have my period again and it would be heavy!
I do not know what i am facing here and I am concerned because I do not know what to do?View Thread
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