Hi. I've started to get worried regarding my period. Started aged 12. Irregular till 17. Then no period since, I'm 30 now. Recently I get fresh blood (tiny amounts that don't even get to pants, notice it when been to toilet) but I have been getting this for 1 day per week for a month.. Was Nvr bothered about Kids but my partner really does so we have talked it through and want to try. Dunno if my body is now completely ruined beyond help for this... Any thoughts?
asked byJules_6 (0)
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on September 30, 2012
at 09:07 PM
Hon, you need to see a doctor ASAP. When was the last time you saw an Ob/Gyn? Check with your doctor, but they will probably want to refer you to an endocrinologist for sure, and possibly an RE if you want to have children. They can do amazing things these days. But see your doctor for sure.
on October 03, 2012
at 11:42 PM
Nobody (certainly not me) can diagnose you over the internet and you DO need to see a doctor. There's a gel that they can put on your arm before taking blood that will numb you so the needle won't hurt AND good phlebotomists are quick and relatively painless.
That said, I don't think you need to be scared. More than likely (again, I can't diagnose) you have polycystic ovarian syndrome. This is a metabolic disorder involving insulin metabolism that is very common, and causes irregular periods or complete lack of periods (amennorrhea). But guess what "fixes it"? A good, healthy diet that corrects your metabolism like a Paleo diet. So the bleeding you're experience may be a good sign--showing that your nutrition is improving. But you won't know until you see a doctor.
It is imperative that you see a doctor. If you are even considering having a baby, you need to make sure you're in good health so you can have a healthy baby. Don't rely on lack of periods/irregularity as birth control, eating a healthy diet is how my youngest was conceived after 11 years of infertility including going through in vitro to conceive the first ;o).
I'm guessing your fears and dreads are a LOT worse than what's probably the reason for your absent periods and spotting. Seeing a doctor will put your mind at ease.