I’ve been really struggling with my periods. I was on cerazette for a few years to help stop my periods due to the heavy ness and irregularities this worked for a few years and I was period free! However at the end of last year I found it stopped working and I was bleeding nearly the same amount as I did before. I also started using it as a contraceptive so was happy to try the implant as this meant not having to worry about remembering to take cerazette. This was a recommended change by my GP. However I’ve had the impant for 6 months which have been awful. The main concern is a family history of infertility and endometriosis which I why I’m so worried. I spoke to a gynaecologist over the phone (due to covid) about three months ago, due to my concerns about 2 weeks bleeding and 2 weeks off, he informed me to give it another 3 months to see if it settles . This settled my nerves for a while however I’ve since been bleeding for at the moment for 19 days straight from light to heavy bleeding and only a 7 day gab between this and the period before. I’m really struggling with feeling listened to by my GPs. I always seem to get the you’re young don’t worry about fertility and we can’t really diagnose endo (which I understand due to the need of invasive surgery) but I’m starting to feel very lost. I have depression and anxiety and the constant bleeding and pain is causing huge amounts of stress. I am so lost on what to do and feel slightly embarrassed to go back to my GP to once again be dismissed.
I also can’t take to combined pill due to history of migraines.
Do I continue with the implant? Is the bleeding a sign something else is wrong? Any suggestions?
I know this is long so I apologise but Thankyou so much for taking the time to reply