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#1 of 3 Old 04-10-2012, 12:21 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi,
I have to come to this forum for a little extra help as I can no longer figure out what is wrong with me!!!
I was on the pill for 8 years and I have decided to come off of it to give my body a rest from all the hormones. I stopped taking the pill last November had my period and I have not has one since. It has been 5 months and although I have mucus every now and again I still have no period. I started a new job back in October and my weight fluctuates all the time, however it is not in excess.
I have been to the doctors and they are telling me that I should just wait it out. I have had 4 pregnancy tests and it has come back negative ( I am not yet planning for a child).
Can I please have some advise on what to do as my next step or even have a response from someone who has gone through a situation like mine.

Thanks and hope to hear a response soon.
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Were you regular before you started the pill? It sounds like you're anovulatory, but I'll move you to the fertility forum for more advice from gals in the know. smile.gif

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Hi, thanks for that.
Yes I was regular before I went on the pill..I had extremely heavy periods that lasted 6-7 days but I would always get my period. The reason I went on the pill was to slow down my blood flow as I was a borderline anemic..the pain was bad and it was very noticeable when I had my period as I would be pale as a ghost.
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