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How much blood is typically lost during a single menstrual period?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Menstrual bleeding: The average blood lost in a normal menstrual period is 30 ml, or about 2 teaspoons. A heavy period is defined as 80 ml (about 2 tablespoons) or greater.
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