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I am 38 and had my 2nd UFE procedure in November. The first 2 periods afterwards were heavy but normal. The 3rd one came with lots of blood clots which a new experience for me and kind of scary - but I had no idea how much worse it was going to get. Only a few days after my 3rd period ended, I started bleeding again and this time it came with an intense amount of pain and very large very frequent blood clots and has now lasted for almost 30 days. My post UFE MRI and ultrasound showed that one of the large fibroids is dying but also kinda hanging inside the uterus towards the cervix and that's what's causing the extreme pain. Last week I developed a fever and ended up going to the ER which is the last place I wanted to go in the middle of a pandemic. They did a few tests to rule out infection but also found out that my blood count was extremely low, just above the limit for blood transfusion!! They gave me an iron infusion (IV) and said that it's unlikely that I can pass the fibroid on its own since it's 10cm, and if they situation doesn't fix itself I will need a hysterectomy which I've been trying to avoid but at this point my biggest fear is literally running out of blood. Has anyone else experienced this, and do you know what the blood clots mean? I worry that I'm bleeding a lot more than it looks but it's just clotting underneath the fibroid then coming out. Any help or advice is appreciated.
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