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A 30-year-old female asked:

Meat like size on my hand come out from me during periods, i felts serve pain i could feel something tearing inside me .im on yaz it been 2 months. i normal see this but i am worried at the size and the pain i felt ?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Sometimes, yes: As long as this is a transient, as opposed to recurrent, occurrence. This can especially become an issue with ocp (oral contraceptive pill) transitioning. The pain is mainly due to release of certain hormones (e.g. Prostaglandins) as the lining of the uterus is shedding. Usually, medications like Motrin, Advil (NSAIDs: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are helpful for such symptoms.
Last updated Apr 8, 2019

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