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A 27-year-old female asked:

I have pcos. i've bled every day for 6 months. my doctors refuse to refer me to gynecology. said i can take tranexamic acid or contraceptive pill to help stop bleeding. both cause blood clots. i refuse them! what will stop the bleeding safely? please?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
True "PCOS" describes cycles with no or only occasional ovulation, which allows constant estrogen production by the ovaries, with a buildup of the lining of the uterus (endometrium), which can break down, causing bleeding of short or long duration. Call the university for the name of a GYN physician, and get an appointment, or ask about low dose oral bcp's to stop ovarian estrogen.
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