Post # 1
Alright…so I have been off BC since November. Before I got on BC, my periods were never on the normal 4 week schedule. Since being off, it’s ranged anywhere from 4 weeks 2 days to 5 weeks 2 days….well this time it has been 6 weeks (today) and nothing…no spotting or anything…
Also, I have a couple of large pimples….the underground ones that hurt! One, of course, right in the middle of my forehead in between my eyes and then one on my hairlne…both really hurt! Also one on my chin! I haven’t messed with them as I know if you do, these ones will get even worse. Last time I got my period, it was very painful cramps…so I am really nervous how it will be the next time it comes, which you would think, would be any day now!
I feel like my skin has gotten really uneven & dark spots seem more prominent?
Also, around the hairline where that zit is…I feel like my hair is getting more thin? Maybe b/c of the zits in that area?
Do you think I should see a doctor? Could it be PCOS, or am I overthinking it?
Oh yeah, and I took a pregnancy test this weekend just in case – negatory!
Post # 3
I think its just the joys of coming off hormonal BC and realizing the number it does on your natural balance!
Most docs will quick “fix” your issues with hormonal options aka go back on a pill, patch, implant, etc ( acne, painful cramps, etc).
You could get tests done to see your hormone levels to be able to see where the imbalance is that may be causing these issues and pursue a more holistic approach to evening things out and finding relief. Or perhaps you have PCOS and the BC pills had just been masking the real issue?
Hope Flow comes soon and things get worked out!
Post # 4
@Eva Peron: Thanks! I’m sure you’re right…i was hoping my body would have adjusted by now since it’s been 6 months since being off BC. My next gyno appt isn’t until October but thinking maybe I should go before then as we are going to try to get preggo around that time frame?
Post # 4
Hi, I know this post was a very long time ago but I feel like I am in your exact position – late period , sore spots on jawline. My hubby and I wanted to start trying to conceive but this month my period just never showed up. They have the last few months it has been between 35 – 44 days but I am now almost 2 months late! I can off my bc just over 6 months ago. Just wondering what your story was? Just feel like I need a little hope at the moment!