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HopefulDoll 01-07-2013 02:20 PM

Had my 1st injection today!
 
Hi all,

I posted my story here recently when I was trying to decide about having decapeptyl injections for endometriosis and fibroids. Well after much thought I decided to go ahead, I had a good chat with my MD who has always been great. He suggested taking a low dose antidepressant immediately to help with the mood effects from the injection and instead of a 3 month shot in one injection I got a one month shot today and will see how it goes before deciding on the next month shot. I hope I won't suffer too much but I wanted to try this final option before seeing if I needed to have hysterectomy.

Nlj527 01-15-2013 07:40 PM

Re: Had my 1st injection today!
 
Best of luck to you! I have my follow up Thursday from my procedures and she told my husband I have endo and will need hormone therapy. I'm nervous as I don't think this will be birth control has this had not helped in the recent past.

HopefulDoll 01-18-2013 02:32 PM

Re: Had my 1st injection today!
 
Hi NIj527,

How did your follow up go?
I am 11 days after injection and so far no real symptoms of menopause,maybe that's still to come or maybe antidepressants will help.

Nlj527 01-19-2013 08:04 AM

Re: Had my 1st injection today!
 
Follow up went well but I declined hormones for now. Time to try for another baby first :) we'll see what happens but I don't have long before I will need to the hormones or I risk it all just coming back.


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