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An_224692 posted:
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I usually get diarrhea first, then nausea shortly after. I also feel extremely weak and start shaking when the nausea starts, and then I suddenly get burning hot.

At that point, sometimes I faint; however, I found that if I cool myself down with a cold shower, I can stay conscious. It doesn't work every time, as I just get hot again after I get out of the shower.

This happens about half the time when I have my period, during the first 2 days. The fainting only happens about 2-4 times a year.

My doctor said it's all normal; just a reaction to the chemicals the body is releasing during menstruation. Some ppl here said it could be endometriosis, PCOS, or fibroids. Others have said it sounds like symptoms of shock.
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yinka79 responded:
I use to get like this. My doctor told me I was ok as well. After dealling with this for probably 5 years or so I told my doctor I wanted to go on birth control. They told me it could get worse but at that time I was willing to try anything. As soon as I started taking bc it had all went away. I have now been off bc for 5 years and I haven't had any problems.
 
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An_224693 replied to yinka79's response:
That's interesting. I've been on bc for some time, and I still have those simptoms. I haven't fainted since I went on bc, so it might be slightly better, but not much.


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