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I had my sleeve last 04/24/19. Prior to my surgery, I didn’t get my period for about 2 months. About a week after my surgery, I got my period which was heavier than normal and lasted longer. I didn’t think of it too much but then I experienced little bleeding again about 2 weeks after. And it was just for a day. 19 days later I got my period AGAIN and today is my 2nd day and it’s Super heavy. I had never experience my period to be this heavy before. I am worried. Did this happen to anyone?

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it happens to a lot of people - you'll find a ton of postings about it on this site. It supposedly happens because estrogen is stored in fat cells, so when they "melt", the estrogen is released, thus flooding your system. Your cycles (and possibly your moods) can be kind of wonky for awhile, but they'll eventually regulate again

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8 hours ago, catwoman7 said:

it happens to a lot of people - you'll find a ton of postings about it on this site. It supposedly happens because estrogen is stored in fat cells, so when they "melt", the estrogen is released, thus flooding your system. Your cycles (and possibly your moods) can be kind of wonky for awhile, but they'll eventually regulate again

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It can be SUPER annoying, and sometimes if your flows are very heavy (which is sounds like yours are) it can be scary. It is normal but if it continues it can lead to some Iron issues, so bring it up with your surgeon. I had a bit of a 'melt' post op as well but I was really worried because I had always had very heavy flows pre-op and my flows were more often but much lighter and shorter post-op and then I started skipping months, and finally I brought it up after not having a flow in almost four months and they gave me some pills to jump start my system and it set me right back to normal

So yes it is common, but it can cause issues don't suffer alone, bring it up with your doc if it continues!

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On 6/6/2019 at 7:11 AM, hg042419 said:

I had my sleeve last 04/24/19. Prior to my surgery, I didn’t get my period for about 2 months. About a week after my surgery, I got my period which was heavier than normal and lasted longer. I didn’t think of it too much but then I experienced little bleeding again about 2 weeks after. And it was just for a day. 19 days later I got my period AGAIN and today is my 2nd day and it’s Super heavy. I had never experience my period to be this heavy before. I am worried. Did this happen to anyone?

So my first after the procedure was terribly painful, now I'm constantly spotting. IT's going to be a while before everything settles out.

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