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Could some one please help?

SLV94
SLV94

Hi.

I have been having troubles with my periods since they first started at the age of 16.

I went for checks and they couldn’t find the source but I was prescribed Mefenamic Acid. It helped for a while but my periods got that bad I began to have explosive diarrhoea and was vomiting because of the pain. I went back to gynaecology and they perform a laparoscopy which came back that everything was okay. I had a CT scan done and it came back that I had a bulky uterus but it was left there. The consultant told me it could be an indication of Adenomyosis. I had a ultrasound and that came back normal. I had some irregular bleeding after sex and in between periods so was examined by my gp. He said my cervix looked inflamed and sent me to the colposcopy clinic. I had a smear done and biopsy taken. The smear was negative but there was a a note made of Koilycytes that they found. They said it was nothing to be too concerned about. Since then the problems have still persisted and I’m at a loss of what to do really. I now have it in my head that it could be cervical cancer. I’m only 24 but I suffer back pain, leg pain and terrible terrible periods. I was just wondering if you could offer some words of advice about what to do.

Many thanks

Sarah

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I suffered with really bad side effects to mefenamic acid too! I had bad diarrhoea too🤮awful x

I used to have awful periods, too. The cramping was so bad that I needed to get in bed face down and draw up my knees. I must have looked pretty silly with my butt sticking up in the air. The problem disappeared when I went on birth control pills. After I had my second child I had a tubal ligation, so no more birth control pills. Welcome back painful and irregular periods. Then in my early 40s my periods become irregularly spaced with very heavy bleeding accompanied by clots. Also I began sprouting chin hair and some long upper lip hairs, and my public hair started growing wild. It was so bushy that it looked like I had stuffed a cod piece into my panties. It was also growing several inches down my thighs. When I went to the OBGYN she sent me for tests. After the results came back, she told me my estrogen levels were low, so she put me back on a combination of estrogen and progesterone. This not only solved the bleeding problem, but also put a stop to the excess hair growth. Have your hormone levels been checked?

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