Anyone else deal with painful periods?

I’m 31 years old and am desperate for relief. Has anyone had any experience with excruciating menstrual cycles? I have horrible mood swings for about a week and a half before I start bleeding, and I get night sweats about 2-3 days before and have absolutely no energy. I bleed extremely heavy with horrible for 2-3 days, and then I’m back to normal. I haven’t asked my dr yet, but I have my yearly exam coming up. I have a six-year-old girl and a three-year-old boy, so I am without a doubt done having kids. Idk if I should ask about getting a full hysterectomy because I am in so much pain and mental stress. I’m not looking for medical advice, just wondering if anyone else has dealt with this and how they managed symptoms.

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Talk to your doctor.

Try removing gluten. My best friend and I were both in that boat. I ended up needing a hysterectomy, she stopped eating gluten, then slowly cleaned her diet even more and it changed her life. She didnt have to get a hysterectomy

I wouldnt do a full hysterectomy unless there is a legitimate reason for it. Its possible maybe the pill or an IUD can help with bleeding. I ended up having an ablation for mine. Definitely talk to ur dr about it tho. Thats the best idea

I was deeply affected by this and from 13 years old to 47 a full 7 day week and I would just go through everything clothes sheets pads I had a hysterectomy but left my ovaries such a relief…

Are you sure you don’t have pcos or endometriosis? If you’ve tried birth control pills, and other such things and they hadn’t helped, then they may say yes to a full hysterectomy. But what you’re describing sounds like pcos or endometriosis and nothing but medical intervention will help. Not much you can do to manage symptoms on your own

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I had an ablation done. Way less stress. Was 41 when I had the procedure.

I have really bad cramps also what I do is get some rice put it in a sock Tie it up and microwave it for 2 minuets a lay down and put it where the cramps are and just let it sit till cools off it work real good

The Mirena iud. Haven’t had a period since 2008

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You’re already dealing with hysterectomy type symptoms so getting a hysterectomy honestly it’s just going to make it fifty times worse your body is going through a change and it’s probably getting ready to start menopause because that’s what it’s doing its changing over and getting ready for menopause in a few years I’m dealing with this exact stuff but I’m just had a tubal done a year ago and my periods were worse even before this so this is even worse

I did birth control pills and didn’t have a period but that lead to a pulmonary embolism. I tried a iud but that caused heavier bleeding for longer than my 3 days. The final thing I am trying is a depro birth control shot low hormone and is suppose to stop the bleeding and also a endometrial ablation which will also stop the bleeding but will stop kids aswell

Ask about ablation they helped me 100 %. Nova sure

Try seeing someone for cranial sacral therapy

I had similar issues. I knew i had pcos. After my 3rd child is when the endometriosis really made life hell. I ended up having a total hysterectomy after 6 months of sheer agony.

I had fibroids in my womb. I suffered really bad. Had a full hysterectomy in the end.

Endometriosis is more common than we think, the only way that you can really find out is with a laparoscopic surgery… talk to your doctor because your symptoms looks like you might have it… good luck.

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I have some of the same symptoms I first had endometrial ablation done it worked for about a year then I started bleeding again so I had a Partial hysterectomy I was 30 years old

Look into an Endometrial Ablasion, which is the lining of your uterus. Makes a huge difference.

I used to get pain with heavy bleeding but I started drinking a lot of water and I shit you not it helped me with both. Less blood to deal with and less pain.

I recently talked to my dr about this. There are things they can do now without doing a full hysterectomy.