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I am 48 years old. My periods became more heavy last 2

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Hi, I am 48 years old. My periods became more heavy last 2 years. I had IUD for 5 years. Came to the doctor ( gynecologist) with complains: pain with sex within last year, pelvic pain, mostly left side. He took IUD out, my period started on time even more heavy, less became less, but pain on left side very localized was bad. I did tests: submucosal fibroid 47x49x55mm and left ovary cyst 20x13x17. My question is spotting contunues since my period( today 16 days including period), no much pain, but still discomfort on left side is it eventually going to stop?
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: My periods been regular so far, I would call it more discomfort now not pain
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: He did blood test my TSH 4.1 he said to check in 3 months, but it seems doesn't concern him
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 4 months ago.

This is likely to stop. But any continued spotting and prolonged bleeding causes anemia due to blood loss. Secondly the same prolonged bleeding may happen next period. So you may need to address it. The best treatment may be total hysterectomy (removal of uterus and ovaries due to the cyst). You may discuss this with your gynecologist.

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