A member asked:

I'm a 16 year old. i have been having heavy and irregular periods with blood clots and bad cramps. could this be a sign of anemia?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Elvia Greathouse answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

A Cause: Anemia can be without symptoms, or you can have symptoms such as fatigue or rapid heart rate. Certainly heavy bleeding with blood clots can cause anemia. Check in with your doctor to see if this is the case. You could need iron supplementation.

Answered 2/11/2016



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