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A 17-year-old female asked:

my periods are irregular. i get it alternately & i wasn't supposed to get this month but what i see is blood clots & no blood for more than 2 weeks.

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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Pediatrics 50 years experience
May be normal: At your age, it is still not unusual to have irregular periods. However, for peace of mind, if you have not seen a gynecologist for an examination yet, you should do so. The doctor will go over your history and will let you know if it is normal or not and what to do.

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A 20-year-old female asked:

Is periods irregularity and blood clots are normal?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Maybe normal, but...: ...you still should check with your doctor. Menstrual pattern and the amount of bleeding are highly variable from one woman to the next. However, any new, unexplained, or increased bleeding should be medically evaluated, so see your doctor soon if this is a change. If this is not a change, it might be normal for you, but your doctor still might recommend occasional blood tests to check for anemia.

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Last updated Jul 31, 2014

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