After many months of dealing with 12-14 day periods, I've started seeing a new doctor. He was recommended by a good friend who called him a "wizard" when it comes to a woman's issues. I may have menorrhagia which is a common problem for women. I have nearly every symptom, one of which is long periods.
This new doctor is also a fertility specialist and was very impressed with my egg donations, I was almost embarrassed by how much he was praising me. I think it must hit home for him because he sees couples on a daily basis who struggle with their fertility. I think he will take good care of me.
One of the treatments for menorrhagia is to have an ablation of the uterus. It would reduce the amount of bleeding and number of days that I have a period. The best case scenario is that it would stop my periods altogether. I have friend who had an ablation and she has not had a period since. That would be wonderful!
I did ask if menorrhagia could possibly be caused by the egg donations that I've done. The doctor assured me that there was no link, he thinks I am just 1 in 5 women who happen to suffer from bad periods and that being in my 30's has more to do with it. So it seems as if it's just coincidence.