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painful long early period

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southeastastra Sat 29-Aug-09 20:41:33

what could cause this? it's seriously annoying

cocolepew Sat 29-Aug-09 20:42:15

How old are you?

southeastastra Sat 29-Aug-09 20:43:15

40

cocolepew Sat 29-Aug-09 20:47:37

Hmmm I was going to suggest peri-menopause, I started at 35 and my periods went like this.

southeastastra Sat 29-Aug-09 20:55:54

really? i'm sort of panicking because it's so much more painful than usual.

cocolepew Sat 29-Aug-09 21:03:13

My periods became very, very heavy and much closer together. Sometimes there was a week between them. I went to the DR and was informed it was my age hmm. I had a womb eblation last year to stop the bleeding.

southeastastra Sat 29-Aug-09 21:14:19

what's that? wondering if i should switch from the coil, make dp get the snip

cocolepew Sun 30-Aug-09 08:54:20

It's where the lining of your womb is burnt away. Funnily enough my friend has just had the coil removed because of the same thing.

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