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is it normal to bleed blood clots during a 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Large clots occur when there is arterial not venous bleeding during the period which is not normal. A sub mucous uterine fibroid can cause such an eve ... Read More
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not possible: Have not heard of anything.
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 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 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Up to 30% have implantation bleeding that occurs at the time of thir expected period. This is confusing to them as most do not know they're pregnant ... Read More
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