I have severe endo which I have been managing best I can with pain killers and by taking the pill to try and get my periods under control. It’s not been perfect but it’s manageable . I was offered a hysterectomy but because of bowel involvement they couldn’t guarantee that I wouldn’t get long term damage and as I was just over 40 at the time I opted to try and get by until menopause…..
Im 49 now and earlier this year I made a big mistake when I decided to stop taking the pill (due to some of its unwanted side effects….mood swings,headaches,dizziness…that sort of thing).my problem is the volume of blood loss on a period - soaking through triple protection in less than 30minutes for 2 days each month. I was wondering if I could just start the pill again? Or would something like tranexamic acid help?other ideas? Getting a GP appt right now is impossible and Im not under a consultant as the one who diagnosed me was at a private hospital and she has since retired. Does anyone have any words of wisdom?I’d be really grateful…I’m not even sure what to ask the GP for if I score an online consultation. Im pretty sure that at 49 they won’t be keen to let me have the combined pill again?thanks for reading a long post x