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A 35-year-old female asked about a 17-year-old female:

Why am i passing blood clots between periods?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
The top guess: Is that u have irregular menses do to irregular ovulation. If overweight and have bad acne, could be pcos. In any event, get on the pill, see doc too, get screened as indicated, but pill will help, take at night to reduce nausea and go with low estrogen if haven't been able to tolerate. It can take 3 months to regulate so be patient. Make sure your not anemic as well.

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I'm not on my period, but I have been passing blood clots....why is this?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. Since you missed more than two periods, it would be prudent to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What causes blood clot in periods?

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Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 39 years experience
Blood: Can clot. Thats all. Its normal to have clots in your period.

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