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Hi, every period i pass heavy blood clots. is that a bad thing? i never been to ob-gyn should i go?

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Dr. Emil Mondoa answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

If you lose more blood during the period than your bone marrow creates between the period, you eventually become anemic. Yes, you should see a gynecologist or obstetrician/gynecologist because there are different reasons why a person could be having heavy periods.

Answered Jun 15, 2014

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Dr. Liengkong Siew answered

Specializes in Gynecology

you have heavy periods if for a long time then you have to make certain that you have not blood disorders or just normal for your family members. Anyway you need a complete gyn visit to ascertain that asap. It is definitely urgent to rule out any serious problem as you are in childbearing age. GOOD LUCK.

Answered Jun 26, 2014

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