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I'm 32, been heavily bleeding with blood clots larger than a quarter for almost a month now. I'm weak and dizzy. Is Perimenopause or do I go to er?

I'm 32, been heavily bleeding with blood clots larger than a quarter for almost a month now. I'm weak and dizzy. Is Perimenopause or do I go to er?

Maybe: Periods can go off of your normal cycle, this is most likely why you are experiencing heavy flow. You may have another irregular period before you go back to normal. If you are having more pain than a regular period or if your bleeding does not stop in a normal time please see your gynecologist. You may want to see your OB/GYN if you are dizzy every time you stand up. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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I'm 41 yrs old & my periods for the past 2 months are very light spotting. This month is the same but with a large blood clot. Is this perimenopause?

I'm 41 yrs old & my periods for the past 2 months are very light spotting. This month is the same but with a large blood clot. Is this perimenopause?

Unlikely: The average age of menopause is 51, so 41 would be very early to go through menopause. Hormones can wax and wane in the 40's though, and it's possible you're just experiencing some hormonal swings. Definition of menopause is no period for a year. Your having then, just lighter. Cannot explain blood clot but could also relate to hormones. See a gynecologist to discuss and possible ultrasound. ...Read more

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What can cause large blood clots during menstration?

What can cause large blood clots during menstration?

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. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have really big blood clots during my cycle?

No, not normal: Please see your gyn for an exam, blood work and an ultrasound as then u can be treated so you will not bleed as heavy and to make sure you have no other problems like fibroids, endometrial polyps, pre- cancer of the endometrium, etc. ...Read more

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What is the blood clots during a period? What exactly is it?

What is the blood clots during a period? What exactly is it?

Unclear question: If you are asking about the presence of blood clots in menstrual discharge, it generally means excessive blood loss during menstrual flow. It would put you at risk of iron deficiency anemia and you should take oral iron supplements.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What would cause white blood clots during mestrsul cycle?

What would cause white blood clots during mestrsul cycle?

Yeast?: Clumps of white discharge could me normal vaginal discharge or it could be a sign of a yeast infection. If you are having itching or irritation of the vagina or vulva, please see your doctor to get examined and treated. ...Read more

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What can u do the help with blood clots during your cycle?

What can u do the help with blood clots during your cycle?

Motrin if no allergy: Nsaid drugs like Motrin work well to decrease menses. But make sure you aren't pregnant first. (another option is birth control pills.) regardless of what you try, be sure to see your gynecologist if your bleeding stays the same or gets worse. ...Read more

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Dry blood clots during day one of period. Is this normal?

Dry blood clots during day one of period. Is this normal?

Could be: Yes, it could be. If seems to be more than usual or consistent, I would suggest seeing your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed or have blood clots during or after sex?

Is it normal to bleed or have blood clots during or after sex?

Not usually: There may be a variety of issues going one. You probably need to be evaluated. One of the things to consider would be having intercourse shortly before your appointment (protected with a condom please) and then have your gyn evaluate if this is uterine bleeding, cervical bleeding or some other problem. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of blood clots and tissue during a period?

What can be the cause of blood clots and tissue during a period?

Qi stagnation: In chinese medicine, which I think is the best way to study menstrual problems, the liver regulates your menstrual cycle. When the liver isn't working right, you will get cramps, blood clots, and other symptoms you are describing.
Acupuncture or herbs can help rebalance your system so that you will not have these problems. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for passing blood clots not during a period?

Many: Normal, fibroids, polyps hormonal changes to your cycle get checked to dtermine the reason. ...Read more

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Can you let me know is it normal to pass blood clots during a period?

Can you let me know is it normal to pass blood clots during a period?

Not if big: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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Are massive blood clots normal during your period?

Are massive blood clots normal during your period?

Not normal: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will. ...Read more

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Are blood clots during your menstral cycle bad?

Are blood clots during your menstral cycle bad?

Depends: If you have heavy flow with clots some thing is irritating the lining (endometrium), like fibroids, displaced iud etc, see your gyn doctor. ...Read more

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S it normal to have blood clots during my period?

S it normal to have blood clots during my period?

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, you might consider visiting a doctor for an evaluation of your heavy menstruation. ...Read more

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Perimenopause (Definition)

Period of time when your estrogen levels start to decline, your periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other ...Read more