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i was five days late for my period and now it is bright red blood with clots and i go through a tampon every hour is that normal

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tod Aeby
Dr. Tod Aeby answered
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: The flow you are describing would not be considered normal, and needs treatment. Any time you are late for your period, you have to make sure you are ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
See doctor ASAP: Any unexplained vaginal bleeding should be professionally evaluated, and with this amount of blood you should immediately contact your doctor (prefera ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carline Louis-Jacques
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late pregnancy: Whenever your cycle is not like your normal, you should always consider a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant, the heavier flow is not unusual. If ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
No problem: small amount of bleeding on regular periods is no problem get a blood test for anemia, thyroid function if normal do not worry at all
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period abnormal ?'s: A "regular" period (timing and length) on the 2nd of November and now (November 20-21) "bright red spotting with dark clotting" may indicate a possibl ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Bruner
27 years experience Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Do a pregnancy test now and, if negative, do another one in a couple of weeks. If still negative, then unlikely pregnant.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Anovulation: You may not have ovulated during your last cycle. This is why your period didn't come on time. I assume the case in which you are not pregnant (if the ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many things: can cause this, medications, thyroid issues, insulin resistance. Irregular ovulation. Fibroids of the uterus. If you see your doctor, an exam, blood ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: You could be experiencing spontaneous loss of an early pregnancy. About 25% of early pregnancies are lost spontaneously, mostly due to chromosomal def ... Read More
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