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Amenorrhea, thin uterine lining, and frustrated!
An_253933 posted:
I'm 27 years old and had been on Apri birth control pills for about 8 years when I decided to stop them in January of 2013, in hopes that my husband and I could start trying to get pregnant soon after (my doctor told me to wait until after I've had my first period on my own, off of the pill, before we start trying). I got a normal withdrawal bleed with my last pack of pills, but did not get my period on my own after that. I saw my doctor 3 months later (April) and had routine lab work done, including my hormone levels which was all normal. She told me to wait a couple more months but I still did not get a period. I went back in June and she put me on a 5 day course of Provera which gave me an extremely scant bleed, but no period after that. I called her again in September and I went in for a pelvic/transvaginal ultrasound. She reported everything was normal except for a thin uterine lining (she did not specify how thin exactly) and told me to wait another couple of months, and if still no period, she would put me on Clomid to force ovulation (I'm assuming I'm not ovulating because I have a thin lining?).about 2 hours ago

I'm concerned about this as I've read that the use of Clomid can also be a cause for a thin uterine lining, so I don't want to make my problem even worse. I have been doing a lot of reading online (of course!) and there seems to be a lot of different treatment options (vitamins, supplements, foods, medications, acupuncture, etc) that supposedly help to build the lining. I live a healthy lifestyle - eat well, exercise, and have maintained the same weight for years (I am thin, 5'3" about 115 lbs), I don't smoke or do drugs, I have a drink maybe once a week, cut out caffeine, and I take a whole food multivitamin daily. I just don't know if there is something else I can try/do before my doctor puts me on Clomid. I've become increasingly frustrated and discouraged, as we've been wanting to get pregnant for some time now

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