Sally123

123d

what are your periods generally like with PCOS and do you also have digestive issues that flare at the same time?? 😬🫠

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    • monkey1

      111d

      Before I started birth control I would bleed for three weeks or more with maybe a week break then start again. This bleeding was heavy going through the thickest pads you can buy within an hour or two. Reallyy bad cramps that would also effect my stomach. It is better now though I stopped my periods with birth control.

    • IAmTired247

      123d

      Mine I usually painful, it's why I started to use birth control to regulate them. I haven't had them since I was 15 and I'm 21 now so I completely forgot if I had digestive issues. I don't think I did but I'm not positive.

    • LissyBelle

      123d

      I usually have diarrhea or other stomach issues. I have some decently bad cramps, my appetite is hit or miss, and I sometimes have really heavy days. 2nd day is always the worst for me.

    • Diagnostic.Dilemma

      119d

      I used to get cramps but very little to no bleeding every few months, then I started birth control, advised to do so by my endocrinologist at the time and everything is pretty regular now

    • Kingswife

      119d

      I havent gotten a period in 10 months due to pcos

    • QueenOfPlants

      118d

      I have PCOS and Endo so mine isn't clear which it is more caused by. But I used to have periods that were extremely heavy, debilitating pain to the point I'd often be unable to walk for the first 3-4 days of bleeding. The bleeding could last from a few hours anything up to 3 months solid and the gaps between could be anywhere from a couple days to 6 months. Birth control is an option or there is non oestrogen versions most of which are not contraception, they can help but not always. I've had mixed success with medication, you can message me if you want to know more about that.

      • QueenOfPlants

        118d

        @QueenOfPlants Realised I forgot to say, I often get diarrhea just before I start bleeding and then have constipation for the duration of the bleeding which obviously could be very problematic with the fact I would bleed for 3 months, but I have medication to help that.

    • monkey1

      111d

      Before I started birth control I would bleed for three weeks or more with maybe a week break then start again. This bleeding was heavy going through the thickest pads you can buy within an hour or two. Reallyy bad cramps that would also effect my stomach. It is better now though I stopped my periods with birth control.

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