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Nemorensis

811d

My most recent gyno Dr gave me two choices for dealing with the pain: - Go on two contraceptives, both hormonal, and have issues maintaining mental health along with an increase in suicidal ideation - Discard the oral contraceptive and keep the IUD in place, but experience horrible pain two weeks out of the month (once for menstruation the other for ovulation) Told by multiple doctors in several states no chance for hysterectomy since I'm under 30. Anyone else deal with doctors like this? Any tips for getting some pain relief?

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    • Nemorensis

      726d

      @Heatherbee I had a doctor recommend Orilissa. My response was how about instead of giving me a expensive medication in danger of bankrupting me that makes my body think I've gone into menopause, why don't we take the problem organ out and start menopause the normal way but early. It was not met with enthusiastic results. Uterus must stay in body at all costs for doctors to be comfortable with treatment plan

    • Heatherbee

      731d

      Hormonal birth control wreaks havoc on my mental health. So not worth it. So I'm researching other options as well. I'm sorry you're having so much pain! That's infuriating that they're turning you down for a hysterectomy. Some other options I've heard of are embolization, and Orilissa.

      • Nemorensis

        726d

        @Heatherbee I had a doctor recommend Orilissa. My response was how about instead of giving me a expensive medication in danger of bankrupting me that makes my body think I've gone into menopause, why don't we take the problem organ out and start menopause the normal way but early. It was not met with enthusiastic results. Uterus must stay in body at all costs for doctors to be comfortable with treatment plan

        • Heatherbee

          726d

          @Nemorensis My stepmom doesn't have insurance so she's going to Mexico for a hysterectomy soon. They have good doctors and hospitals, it's about $9k. I could get you their info if you want.

    • Nemorensis

      782d

      I had another Dr appointment yesterday that confirmed once again that standard of care is 30 years before they take a uterus out, typically after you've popped out a couple kids like a good breeder and have a paper with your husband written consent

    • Fiddle

      783d

      Why two contraceptives? One normally enough

      • Nemorensis

        782d

        @Fiddle my uterus is far too powerful and must be tricked into thinking it's having twins to be content

      • Fiddle

        783d

        @Fiddle Oh you explained why, I am on continuous birth-control (no sugar pill). It working perfectly fine

    • Nemorensis

      785d

      Vitamins help with flare ups for this and other conditions already. I'd prefer not to add to my 9 pill regimen of the day if possible. It's not enough anymore to go a natural path as the pain can send me to the ER

    • Terrible

      786d

      I was also told an IUD would help with hormones in it. Like Fiddle, I did find an all natural Dr that put me on some vitamins that has really helped me, really no cramps anymore at all

    • Fiddle

      797d

      You have more options. I use a natural path and she controls my periods.

    • Nemorensis

      806d

      I've had muscle relaxers prescribed for a car crash and may have a few left over to try out for cramp week along with the napeoxen! Thanks for the tip

    • Sunshine24

      806d

      I’m 22 and the only reason I keep my IUD in is cause it seems to control my bleeding better then any oral contraceptive, and also to prevent pregnancy. I similarly get pain multiple weeks out of the month around ovulation. I’m about to try suppositories, I’ve tried cannabis ones and they help. These ones I’m about to try are prescribed by my doctor and formulated with muscle relaxers.

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