Minerva, Ohio
A 26-year-old female asked:

Had a missed period. thought i might take a pregnancy test but then i started passing blood clots the size of my palm. what could this mean?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
See below: If you had unprotected sex since your last period, you could have conceived and lost the early pregnancy, explaining both delayed period and heavy bleeding. About 25% of early pregnancies are lost, mostly due to chromosomal defects in the embryo. You may wish to take oral iron and multivitamins to avoid anemia. For good health -
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