Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

Recommended Posts

Well hopefully someone can help me, I had my surgery July 3rd and since then my period has been all over the place even though I’m taking birth control pills. Last month i didn’t get my period and it seems like this month I won’t either. I’ve taken a lot of pregnancy test and they are all negative. is this normal? I’ve had the surgery for six months already

shouldn’t I be getting a period with birth control?

Edited by Era7713

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

a lot of people's hormones get screwed up the first few weeks or months after surgery. The reason according to a lot of folks is that estrogen is stored in fat cells, and when you're losing weight rapidly, they get released and flood your system. It'll all balance out again eventually. Probably soon for you since it's already been six months.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have the opposite problem. I haven't had a period for the past 4 years (thanks to my IUD) and then all of a sudden I get it 3 weeks after surgery. I freaked out bc it's been so long since I've gotten a period. Hoping I go back to my normal soon.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had the opposite problem. I was on an extended cycle birth control pill for endometriosis, can't have an IUD due to the shape of my uterus, and had my period 4 times in 3 months, not including the one that the pill pack plans. I bled for 18 days with one of them. I just had an endometrial ablation last week because of it. My OBGYN said that the weight loss should have helped curtail the bleeding.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recent Topics

  • Most popular:

  • Together, we have lost...
      lbs
    ×