A 18-year-old female asked:
Can i get a partial hysterectomy at 18 years old? i have had extreme issues with my period for 7 1/2 years. my bleeding doesn't stop without birth control but i'm not able to take birth control anymore since i have a rare blood clot disorder?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Berrymananswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
If the clotting disorder prevents use of oral BCP's (also just progesterone birth control, since clotting is also associated), this described situation may become a choice of which risk to take, or become a reason to justify hysterectomy or an attempt at endometrial ablation as an alternative. Get a second opinion from a university staff OBGYN before proceeding with either.
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