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Believe it......

by Cheryl (no login)


Tubals can mess you up. If only the dr's were honest with us prior to consenting to our tubals, my life would be very different now. As for the symptoms, they vary from woman to woman, but can be anywhere from AUB, to endo, to adenomyosis, fibroids, cysts, menopausal symptoms, migraines, hot flashes, heart palpitations, moodiness, tender breasts, you name it, the possibilities are endless. Statistically speaking, I can't give exact numbers, but my guess of the number of women that have hysterectomies post-tubal, for whatever reason, is probably upwards of at least 50%, if not more. I am guessing low, I could be way off, and probably am. :o)
I had my tubal five and a half years ago at the age of 27, 24 hours after the birth of my son. The past three years, my cycles have gotten increasingly worse. PMS is awful! I have been told that I am peri-menopausal. My cycles pre-tubal were fine, the only times I was late were when I was pregnant, otherwise, it showed up like clockwork, pretty much, with no severe complications.
Glad you found us. Take Care! Cheryl :o)

Posted on Jan 5, 1999, 2:20 PM
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