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A 30-year-old female asked:

My period stops during a migraine, when migraine stops my period came back with big clots for about 8 -12 hours then the cycle would repeat for 4 days?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Did you see your MD?: Multiple causes of your complaints exist. I advise you to be seen to sort them out.
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Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 51 years experience
Migraine induced vas: Migraine headache are induced by vasoconstriction. This body wide vasoconstriction would affect vessels in the uterus to cause a decreased blood supply to the endometrium. As the sloughing occurred from the vasoconstricting arterioles causing cellular breakdown, and bleeding occurred as soon as vasoconstricting causing the headache relaxes.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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