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what to do if i have blood clots larger than a quarter during period?

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
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, please see your provider for a pelvic exam and possible ultrasound.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Can a blood clot pop ?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Dislodge: A blood clot can dislodge and travel through the venous or arterial blood system, wreaking havoc on organs such as the lungs or the brain.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Is it bad to smoke weed with blood clots?

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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No relationship: I don't know of any relationship between cannabis intoxication and exacerbation of a hypercoagulable state (blood clots). The only risk of cardiovascular events of chronic use of cannabis may be in older people with coronary vascular or cerebrovascular disease, in which plaque rupture and superimposed clot formation may result from an increase in circulating cathecholamines when smoking marijuana.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Can you get a blood clot with IV in?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Maybe: An IV site can lead to a thrombophlebitis, or local vein irritation or clot.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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It can progress to infected deep vein thrombosis. It happened to me.
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A 45-year-old member asked:

What does a blood clot feel like?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 18 years experience
DVT: A blood clot in the deep veins can feel like a tender, warm, 'cord-like' structure with an appearance of swelling and redness in the area.
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A 23-year-old female asked:

3 weeks after period and i'm still passing quarter size (or larger) blood clots?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: See your gyn for a workup as to the cause this is not normal. Take an over the counter iron supplement to help avoid getting anemic.

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