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Flares During Menses

Flares During Menses

Does anyone find that their fatigue and pain are worse during their periods?

A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Yes. I was misdiagnosed due to the increased pain and ended up with a total hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy at the age of 34. My pain got so bad after a surgery to remove polyps from my cervix and uterus that I wasn’t able to walk and cried constantly even on morphine tablets. Instead of suggesting other tests, my fertility specialists recommended the hysterectomy saying “some women just hurt and we never know why”. I’d been through test after test after test since I was in 3rd grade so I just gave up and gave in. I was so tired of the pain. I’ll put the rest of my story on my profile if you’re interested. I pray everyone is able to have more good days than bad and we all get the correct diagnosis and a treatment that gives us much needed relief.

posted 2 months ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Yes, absolutely. The last 4 flares I've had, I was on my period. It just sucks! But since being on humira (only 11weeks), my period was flare free. 🙂

posted 3 months ago
A MySpondylitisTeam Member said:

Fatigue, pain, brain fog, anxiety, and depression are all worse for me when I’m on my period.

posted 3 months ago
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