A 24-year-old female asked:
Ive been bleeding vaginally for the past 3 months, no one seems to know why. today, huge bloodclots came out and pushed out my tampon! ?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Berrymananswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Heavy period ?: "Three months of bleeding" I assume is continuous, so if you were not on birth control pills, at age 24 it is very unusual. If pregnancy is possible, get a serum HCG test to be certain, since pregnancies outside the uterus can cause this kind of bleeding (ectopic), although doubtful for this length of time. Fibroid tumors (benign) can also cause this. See your gyn for an ultrasound exam.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
278 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 14, 2018
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.