I'm messaging here because I've been dismissed by male doctors before and I'm not sure whether to make an appointment or not. I've basically always had irregular periods but they've been getting worse and worse - heavier and more painful and I can never predict when I'll get it. Cycle length varies between 18 -50 days. Some periods have started right after having sex. They are usually heavy but sometimes light enough that I'm not sure if it just counts as spotting between periods. Lower back pain has been getting more intense along with the periods. They usually last 3-4 days but right now I'm on day 7 which is unusual for me and its been an awful period. Two days ago I had absolutely horrific pain in my back and abdomen, I was crying out and curled up and took heavy painkillers which has no effect at all, it lasted all day and night and i was considering calling for an emergency appointment. Blood flow itself is like the heavy side of normal, sometimes heavier or lighter but only once or twice been so heavy that I was concerned.
I feel like I should speak to a GP but I'm not sure if I'm overreacting and will be dismissed.
I have fibromyalgia which I guess could be making the pain worse? And I used to be on birth control but doctors took me off because the side effects were bad for me
Any advice or help would be amazing