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Desdemona
May 14th, 2017, 03:47 PM
Hi!

I have regular but really heavy periods. It happens that I bleed through both a tampon and a pad which is super embarrassing. The school nurse said I could get birth control pills to make my periods less heavy and also postpone them if they come at a bad time. I am a virgin and not sexually active and I'm just 14. Are there any risks for me going on the pill? Will it change my mood for the worse or give me zits or anything? Will it make me less horny? It seems that I am horny all the time. Can I quit immediately if the pill does something bad to me? Who prescribes the pills? Do I have to go to a gyno and be examined down below to get them? I also read some super scary stuff about fatal blood clots.

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ALEX_GEE
May 14th, 2017, 07:31 PM
I personally recommend having an implant of you can get it - it lasts a lot longer and I don't find them to be as harsh as the pill. Everyone reacts different to the pill and implants so its trial and error finding out which works for you best. I found that while the pill stopped my periods my moods were all over the place and I did get a bit spotty from time to time. Then again its worth bearing in mind that I was also being treat for HSD (Hyper Sexuality Disorder) through my teens and I also swam and danced competitively, so my hair regularly felt like shit from the chlorine and I was constantly deep-cleansing my skin to prevent sweat spots I can't answer for anyone else's experiences on the pill but I found that implants were much easier to live with and made my moods and hormones a lot more predictable. In terms of how you get them - well you should be able to get them from your GP without having to have an examination - just a few awkward questions, but since you have a genuine reason with your heavy flow this shouldn't be too bad. I was sexually active when I went to see my doctor about it so I did have a full gyno exam, but you shouldn't have to! Don't worry about the blood clots thing - pills/implants are tested and safe, but it helps if your physically active anyways since this improves your circulation and would prevent any blood clots. Then again if you're that worried - take half an aspirin every day as it thins the blood and would prevent any clots - on the super-rare chance you could ever get one! Good luck sweetie! :) Axxx

Desdemona
May 14th, 2017, 07:45 PM
I personally recommend having an implant of you can get it - it lasts a lot longer and I don't find them to be as harsh as the pill. Everyone reacts different to the pill and implants so its trial and error finding out which works for you best. I found that while the pill stopped my periods my moods were all over the place and I did get a bit spotty from time to time. Then again its worth bearing in mind that I was also being treat for HSD (Hyper Sexuality Disorder) through my teens and I also swam and danced competitively, so my hair regularly felt like shit from the chlorine and I was constantly deep-cleansing my skin to prevent sweat spots I can't answer for anyone else's experiences on the pill but I found that implants were much easier to live with and made my moods and hormones a lot more predictable. In terms of how you get them - well you should be able to get them from your GP without having to have an examination - just a few awkward questions, but since you have a genuine reason with your heavy flow this shouldn't be too bad. I was sexually active when I went to see my doctor about it so I did have a full gyno exam, but you shouldn't have to! Don't worry about the blood clots thing - pills/implants are tested and safe, but it helps if your physically active anyways since this improves your circulation and would prevent any blood clots. Then again if you're that worried - take half an aspirin every day as it thins the blood and would prevent any clots - on the super-rare chance you could ever get one! Good luck sweetie! :) Axxx

Wow! Thanks a lot for taking the time! This is great advice.

What is Hyper Sexuality Disorder, and how did it affect you? I sometimes think I have a disorder of some kind. I can masturbate for hours while watching porn or fantasizing about guys and it never seems enough.

prtygurl
May 16th, 2017, 09:37 PM
Desi, there are risks associated with the pill, though the "low dose"(?) ones are supposed to be safer. But I haven't heard that the pill helps with heavy bleeding. I know some of your concerns may be embarrassing to discuss, but you really need to find a sympathetic gyno (preferable female) to discuss your concerns.