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Unread 03-09-2002, 06:02 PM
Different reasons, but looking forward

Hello everyone, I found your site just a few days ago and have been reading, reading and reading. I have come to one conclusion although my periods are really bad, that is not my reason for wanting to have Hysterectomy. It all started when I got pregnant with my daughter 7 years ago. My hormoneswent absolutely nuts. I had severe migraines thoughout the pregnacy. After my daughter was born, my period was constant for over a year. My doc then put me back on the pill (I already had my tubes tied) and from then on I have been fighting a hormone/migraine battle. I have done many hormone therapies to no avail. I am now on the Lupron Depot to see how my body would react and it seems to be doing fine. I know I can't stay on this treatment for a long period of time. If all goes well with a couple of months, she will gladly do the Hysterectomy for me. I just have to say, its only been a few days, but it is the best I have felt in a long time.

I am so happy I have found your site, it has answered many questions.

I am 35, one child, wonderful husband. Feeling good for the moment.
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Unread 03-09-2002, 08:06 PM
Different reasons, but looking forward

Welcome to Hyster Sisters!

You may want to visit our forums Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives and The Hormone Jungle. You may find similiar situations among the ladies posting there!

You can also use our search engine to research different topics...and keep reading and posting all your questions. We'll all be here to help you along your road to the right decisions for YOU!

Karen
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Unread 03-10-2002, 02:40 PM
Different reasons, but looking forward

Hi Gray088,
So glad you found us!

It sounds like the Lupron is a "test" to see how you do when your ovaries are basically shut down. Glad to hear that you are getting some relief. Although I did not take Lupron, I have read that you cannot stay on this treatment for more than 6 months, as you mentioned. Whatever your final decision with regard to a hyst, we'll be here to support you every step of the way.



Beth
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