Stephanie Odili knew something was wrong when her stomach ballooned to three times its usual size. "It was like I was four months pregnant," the 23-year-old told CNN. She had also been experiencing heavy menstrual bleeding for years, with her periods sometimes lasting for up to 10 days. "I was wearing double pads and changing almost by the hour," Odili said. The writer, from Nigeria, would also become doubled over with sharp pains in her stomach. "I didn't know what was going on so I started ...
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Added July 31, 2020