I am currently in menopause. I had heavy bleeding toward the end of peri-menopause with a 3.3 cm fibroid. After menopause I never had any problems with it. I was on low dose hormones and it never grew or gave me problems. Two and a half years ago I was overdosed on testosterone for 10 months, and it just tore my adrenals up and my endocrine system. I went to doctor after doctor and no one could figure out why I was so weak. Then I had the pellets inserted by a specialist and they level my system out very well, but the Estrogen pellet caused the fibroid to double in size and I had a withdrawal bleed after the pellet wore off as my OB/GYN wanted me off of it. I was in the hospital for two days and had to have a transfusion. They gave me another huge hit of estrogen to stop the bleeding and of course the fibroid grew again. They left me on estrogen only for three weeks. I kept spotting until I finally went back on my progesterone. Then week later I started bleeding again and it has been on and off from spotting to blood when I urinate for five weeks now. I have managed to slow things down with some herbs, as I was apprehensive about any surgical procedure because I am already quite weak, and wasn't sure how I would hold up with something terribly invasive. I am sensitive to everything and have not been able to work for over two years now. I am getting desperate for answers and have an appointment tomorrow with a new OB/GYN that was referred to me by the pellet specialist. I have been doing a lot of reading about UFE, but I can not find cases like mine that are in menopause, as I feel this is a unique situation. I have tried slowly cutting my dose of estrogen, but this has been a huge mental albatross and it wearing me down not knowing how long this is going to keep bleeding.
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