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full on relentless period from hell. dr switched my pill.

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I had laparoscopy for endometriosis about 2 months ago. My life after surgery was GREAT! It's like I had a brand new life! Then, my doctor switched my birth control pill and I have been bleeding for three weeks. This isn't breakthrough bleeding as with a new pill. This is full on relentless period from hell. I'm so frustrated. I feel like I did before the surgery again (tired, lethargic, etc.). Isn't there anything I can do to stop this bleeding? I'm ready to pull my hair out.


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replied May 18th, 2013
Menstruation Answer A43456
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
If your symptoms were well control with your previous birth control pill use, you may discuss with your treating doctor/gynecologist at the earliest about getting switched back to your previous birth control pill, or to other treatment measures (based on examination findings and evaluation results) to help you control the bleeding and regulate your periods. The exact cause for the prolonged bleeding can only be made out after careful evaluation. Consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough evaluation. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and evaluation results) would be started to help you control the bleeding and regulate your periods. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.


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