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Hypermenorrhea (Definition)

Hypermenorrhea is menstrual flow that is heavy. About 1 in 20 women have heavy flow. If you need to change a pad or tampon every 2 hours or more or have gushing or soak into your clothes frequently you have hypermenorrhea. See a doctor. ...Read more


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Really heavy period with blood clots 1-2 weeks early. What's wrong?

Really heavy period with blood clots 1-2 weeks early. What's wrong?

Possible miscarriage: There is a high percentage of spontaneous miscarriages in early pregnancy (30-50%), which may have symptoms you have described. ...Read more

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I have been having a heavy period with blood clots bigger then a quater. What should I do?

I have been having a heavy period with blood clots bigger then a quater. What should I do?

See your doctor: Very heavy bleeding with clots that are bigger than a quarter is often called menorrhagia and is very common and causes are varied. 10 million women in the us deal with it. Is this your first time experiencing this? Are you taking any form of birth control? Is there a chance you could be pregnant? Although most of the time nothing serious is wrong, i would suggest getting checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I've been having heavy period with semi-large blood clots lately and i'm not sure whether to be worried?

I've been having heavy period with semi-large blood clots lately and i'm not sure whether to be worried?

Not normal: You need a workup esp at your age with an exam, cultures and an ultrasound , want to make sure u do not have any precancer or worse of the endometrium or fibroids or endometrial polyps , etc. Please call your gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been having a heavy period with blood clots of over a week, should I go to the doctors, is it something to worry about?

I've been having a heavy period with blood clots of over a week, should I go to the doctors, is it something to worry about?

Menorrhagia: If you don't normally have heavy, long, or irregular periods then this definitely needs to be checked out by your gynecologist. They will also need to see if something anatomically is wrong and to check a complete blood count and coagulation profile to make sure your blood is clotting well. ...Read more

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I have been on my period for 9 days now and its a heavy period with blood clots, is there anything i can do to stop it?

I have been on my period for 9 days now and its a heavy period with blood clots, is there anything i can do to stop it?

Options: You will need to see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Depending on your age and fertility plans there are lots of treatment options. Birth control pills can regulate your cycle. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can minimize your periods. Lysteda is a great new hormone free drug used to stop heavy periods. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a heavy period, it comes and gos but everytime i try and walk or i laugh blood clots. Help?

See your doctor: The most important question is why the change in menstrual flow. This may represent something more serious that needs evaluation, especially as women pass the age of 35. There are a variety of reasons for heavier menstrual flow, some simple and some more difficult and serious. ...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