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Periods After Surgery?

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Started by melissamae99, Jul 01, 2012 5:35 PM
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    melissamae99

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Posted July 1, 2012 - 5:35 PM

#1
I haven't had a period in over a year thanks to Mirena. All of a sudden, old aunt flo showed up today out of the blue. My surgery was 1 month ago. Any thoughts or advice??


    Minckle

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Posted July 1, 2012 - 6:05 PM

#2
Exact same thing happened with me! Did your Dr. tell you to use alternate birth control for 3 months? This surgery plays with our hormones and the Mirena is no longer effective.


    tara1021

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Posted July 1, 2012 - 6:33 PM

#3
I had surgery Monday and started my period last night....a week and a half early!


    bogeydog

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Posted July 1, 2012 - 6:38 PM

#4
Happened to me too. Read it could be the stress of the surgery combined with the hormones.


    phillygirl8133

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Posted July 1, 2012 - 7:18 PM

#5
I am schedule 7-12-12 I am 5 days EARLY do I guess the stress of the surgery brought it on now is it tire cause u get blood thinners in the hospital ur period can come back on ?


    FishingNurse

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Posted July 1, 2012 - 7:30 PM

#6
Did you have heparin or lovenox injections? That's probably the culprit


    jerseyjandj

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Posted July 1, 2012 - 7:33 PM

#7
I got af 1day post OP.....I had just gotten rid of her a wk prior surf.... And the hormones triggered adult acne! I've always had a clear face now 2 Weeks before she arrive I break out bad ...this month not as bad as the last...lol


    tara1021

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Posted July 1, 2012 - 7:41 PM

#8
I'm giving myself heparin injections daily for ten days


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