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A 29-year-old female asked:

i passed a blood clot the size of a lg orange(during period)..no possibility of pregnancy (tubes tied) should i be concerned? i am worried

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes, but ...: During menstruation, it is normal to pass some smaller clots (say, dime sized). However, if you are bleeding profusely or passing large clots, consider visiting a doctor for an evaluation of your heavy menstruation. Hormones, fibroids, polyps are common causes. A pelic exam and ultrasound are the next steps. Treatment options will depend on your future fertility plans.

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