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So I was wondering if anyone missed a period or had any changes after surgery? I know I am not pregnant lol. So I'm about 2 weeks postop and I was suppose to start 3 days ago but nothing. Just wanted to know if anyone had this problem?

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My period was all kinds of wacky after surgery. It leveled out after a few months.

Doctor said it's because of the hormonal changes and the fact that your body has just been through major trauma.

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im 2 weeks post op too and my period is out of whack as well. i have a nexplanon implant so i shouldnt even be getting one but i had light spotting off and on for about a week after my surgery

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Thank you ladies, just wanted to make sure I wasn't the only one going through craziness lol.

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Im over a year out and still deal with 2 week long periods. Ive just switched to seasonale so I only get bleeds 4 times a year. If you end up in the same boat, get the bleeding under control ASAP, because then you might be dealing with anemia as well. Anemia is no fun. I have zero energy. Im currently on massive Iron dosages. I had/still have PCOS, and I dont know if that has played a role in the abnormally long periods, but it probably hasnt helped. I noticed too, after a couple months out from surgery, PMS pain is more intense too. I was told this is due to all the estrogen being release through fat loss. It's definitely a journey. Most people seem to get their hormones under control after your weight loss plateaus. I was told that was going to happen for me too; it unfortunately didn't. So, all I can say is, if you end up having long bleeds, get that under control fast and talk to your team about upping your iron.

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