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Hi, thanks so much for responding back so quickly since I am new to this site, may I ask who are you? Are you a doctor or someone who has gone through many symptoms in the past to share your experiences. Curious! :) My doctor suggested to go on iron, over the counter iron to make sure i do not get anemic. My blood levels are supposively fine, I am not anemic. She mentioined also that I might want to consider doing a procedure that removes my fibroids? I forgot what it is called. But, yes I have about 6 fibroids, one is about a golf ball size, she is not sure if that is the cause of my periods. The periods I get, yes is 3 weeks long, but not continued to be heavy...it is like a normal period that tapers off. I do not feel comfortable taking the Progestin. I do not like to be put to sleep,have a slight paranoia over that. I found my hormone tests: Progesterone - 11.0, Estradiol: 92, I had a CBC panel done don't think you want all those numbers, but they show in range and had FSH: 7.2.
Here is my question...why wouldn't it be just perimenopausal and nothing else because my periods are regular and just seem to take its time to slack off? How can fibroids do that if my periods are of normal timeframe..clockwork. Also, I did find just now some medical record donw a whle ago on me back July 2008, I had a CT scan done because I had pain on my right side, everything looked fine except a cyst was found on my ovary measuring 3.3x3.0x3.5cm on right ovary, then a smaller one on left ovary of 1.5x1.5x1.8. can that cause longer than normal bleeding?
Should I stop taking the progesterone? Does not seem to help anyways? Is there any natural things I can do? You asked that sounds like I have a good responsive doctor do I feel that way? Not sure, I do not like the fact that she was so quick to suggest a hysterectomy when she was still uncertain of the cause of the problem. My stomach does seem to be full, no painful periods, just normal PMS, no frequent urination, some heavy bleeding just near the beginning stages of period, no lower back pain. Whatever suggestions you can give would appreciate. Thank you...

August 27, 2009 - 8:57am


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