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hard blood clot during period

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Define "large": Many women have some blood clots during periods. However, report of blood clots is the best indicator of heavy flow and may be abnormal. See a gynecol ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
57 years experience Psychiatry
How many: Clots can occur during periods too many is not normal and may indicate a hormonal or blood clotting problem.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not - pregnant?: I am assuming that this comes from blessing the arrival of one's period as it is proof that the woman is not pregnant.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Period: usually during pre-menopausal period the period could become heavier and patients see blood clot but in general passing blood clot is not normal, plea ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not possible: Have not heard of anything.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Heavy periods: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes.: Depending on your age and number, size and location of fibroids, there are a variety of options to help slow down the bleeding, too complicated to rev ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No, but it is a sign: of excessive bleeding and you may be iron deficient. Please consult your doctor to have your hemoglobin checked. Even if you do not do that, it would ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but ...: During menstruation, it is normal to pass some smaller clots (say, dime sized). However, if you are bleeding profusely or passing large clots, conside ... Read More
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