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Why have I been bleeding nonstop for 16 years?

Yes it really has been that long. I’ve had a few stretches of several months that were more normal, or where I did not bleed at all, but in general I’ve had to wear a pad every day just in case for over a decade, since I turned 18. Every doctor I’ve been to waves a hand and tells me to try losing weight, or tries to put me on a BC pill they tell me may kill me with a blot clot. I have struggles with my weight all my life, so it’s not as simple as they rudely assume. Plus, who feels like working out and eating healthy when you’re literally ALWAYS on your period. Is there NOTHING else I can try to at least help short term while I try yet again to lose some weight and see if that makes any difference? I’ve weighed between 220 and 300 the last decade and the bleeding has generally remained the same, so I don’t really understand. But no Dr will listen to me after they take one look at me and decide it’s my weight. It’s so frustrating but I’m ready to end this bleeding situation. No Dr has ever entertained a hysterectomy with me either, though I’ve begged to discuss it seriously. Please, any help, any advice, I will give any additional information necessary. I’m at my wits end as it’s now destroying my marriage. Thanks in advance...
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It could also be an ovarian cyst or cancer that cause weight gain.  Have your doctors giving you an ultrasound or to run test?
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You could a fibroid tumor that caused the weight gain.   Bleeding non-stop for 16 years is not normal.    Even I have had dysfunctional uterine bleeding, and my great grandma Annie Saunders, bled hemorrhaged to death at 49; she wasn't overweight.  Abnormal uterine bleeding happens in different degrees and forms.    Many doctors blame it on overweight and obesity the underlying cause when in fact they're wrong/ and the patient is telling the truth or right.  

Have you had your thyroid checked?   Having difficulty with losing weight?  Perhaps try a candida cleanse and colon internal cleanse or parasite detox.  

I have had my share of health conditions although I never weighed  over 250 or 300 pounds.   I'm 38 years old and have to take Metformin for diabetes, ADHD/ADD medication, and cholesterol or anxiety/depression medication,too.  On birth control for heavy and prolonged periods.
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Don't give up on finding out what the underlying cause of the non+stop bleeding.   However try fighting your weight problems, and to lose weight.  I weighed a little over 200 pounds and lost about 35 pounds.
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A common reason for light and continuous bleeding is a fibroid. Have you had either a uterine MRI or any ultrasounds, to check for that?
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