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Taken birth control to regulate periods. Now have nausea, fatigue. Frequent periods. What should I do?

I had a period on Nov 12 Dec 2 Dec 30 Jan 15 ( i bled 10 days on that one) and i had a period Feb 8. My doctor put me on birth control to regulate my hormones and a diet to lose 10 lbs. I started this recent period while on the birth control. He instructed me to take 2 pills a day. I stopped taking the medicine because i was vomiting and having headaches. After stopping the medicine i get nauseous all the time and have fatigue . He also did a internal ultrasound and said everything was fine. I m tired of having periods every two weeks. I am 22 years old. I have had a csection March 2011 and March 2012. I had a tubal ligation as well. What should I do?
Asked On : Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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The amount of difficulty you are going through is understood. I do not think your hormone levels are being properly maintained even with the pills; more over you are suffering from the side effects. Post-tubal ligation, some women get this type of polymenorrhoea and the cause is probably the hormonal imbalance created owing to the decreased blood supply to the ovaries following the ligation--the so called'Post Tubal Syndrome'. Your hormonal status should be elicited first and managed accordingly and such treatment is going to give you good results. Meanwhile, try to cut off your weight and eat a healthy diet. Good luck.
Answered: Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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