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Periods
A MyLupusTeam Member asked a question 💭

Do any of you have problems with your periods? I get mine every 21- 24 days lasting 5 days. It wipes me out every time. Fatigue, headache, all over body pain.

I also have had blood clots so my options are limited on controlling them

Went to my gyn and she gave me the following options:

Mini pill
Depo Shot
IUD
Ablation

Anybody had any of these help. I really want to stop my periods all together. I'm 34 and done having kids.

posted October 27, 2016
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A MyLupusTeam Member

I have the same issue when I get my period, flare, headache, cramps it's horrible for about 2 weeks.So I started on Dayee birth control,I get a period every three months now,I still get all those symptoms,but instead of getting them every month I only get them 4 times a year.

posted March 10, 2017
A MyLupusTeam Member

Every chance I have I share this to anyone having problems with their Period!! My Daughter lost Her Life because of Ovarian Cancer!! She had problems Bleeding too often,Pain ,Bloating and feeling full after only a few bites yet She was overweight ! Her Dr. never took Her serious, I convinced Her to go to another Dr. who suspected cancer and suggested a surgery so went to Surgeon who didHer surgery after We insisted!! Dr. found Huge tumor and cancer had spread to organs! With lots of treatments She lived 3 yr/7 mo . Leaving behind 2 small little boys and a Husband! If You have Problems seek another Dr, and another!!!!! There are tests they can order and have surgery to see problem !!

posted October 29, 2016
A MyLupusTeam Member

You may be histamine intolerant. Im not sure what you are able to take, but Benadryl seriously helped the contraction like cramps I get and helps headaches when ibuprofen and Tylenol dont work.

posted March 14, 2022
A MyLupusTeam Member

When I ad my periods I had the depo shot. But I have had my uterus and cervix taken out do to my uterus prolapsing when I was pregnant with my daughter and after I had her.

posted October 30, 2016
A MyLupusTeam Member

Depo shots q 3 months usually stop your peroids...kkc why no hysterectomy you could leave ovaries?

posted June 10, 2022

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