PERIOD CAME BACK
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tmarsee posted:
I AM 42 YEARS OLD, HAVE HAD AN ABLATION, TUBES TIED, AND I AM ON APRI-BIRTH CONTROL FOR HEAVY PERIODS. WHICH I HAVE BEEN ON 18 MONTHS. I HAVE REARELY HAD A PERIOD MAYBE 1 DAY SPOTTING IF THAT. BUT I HAVE NOT HAD ANY SPOTTING IN ATLEAST 6 MONTHS AND TODAY I WOKE UP AND HAVE SOME CLOTTING AND HAVE STARTED MY PERIOD. GEESH THOUGHT THIS WAS OVER.. SHOULD I BE ALARMED?
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Anon_6061 responded:
"I AM 42 YEARS OLD, HAVE HAD AN ABLATION, TUBES TIED, AND I AM ON APRI-BIRTH CONTROL FOR HEAVY PERIODS. WHICH I HAVE BEEN ON 18 MONTHS."

So you're saying you had an ablation but still need to take birth control for heavy bleeding? It sounds like the ablation failed which isn't all that uncommon when done in women under age 40 or so.

Maybe this period is a fluke and you'll return to spotting or light periods. If not, switching to another BC pill may do the trick.