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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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Will implantation bleeding accompanied red blood clots?

Will implantation bleeding accompanied red blood clots?

Very doubtful: Bleeding with implantation is not the norm. When it does occur, there is usually a miniscule amount of blood (not clots). ...Read more

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Having stomach in im bleeding heavy blood clots why?

Having stomach in im bleeding heavy blood clots why?

Go to ER: I am not sure i understand you question but if you are passing blood go immediately to the er. Do not wait. ...Read more

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I'm having really late period heavy cramps and very thick blood clots?

I'm having really late period heavy cramps and very thick blood clots?

Causes?: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Light period but heavy blood clots....why is that ?

Light period but heavy blood clots....why is that ?

Normal variation: Normal women have variations in their periods due to changes in hormonal status and normal variations in pituitary and ovarian function. ...Read more

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Why blood clots during menstruation?

amount of bleeding: The more bleeding there is, the greater the chance of clots. Depending on size, frequency, you may need treatment. ...Read more

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Bleeding brown blood after period still spotting?

Bleeding brown blood after period still spotting?

Yes: Menstrual flow often changes during the course of the period. Often times is is light in the beginning, then becomes heavier for a few days and then finishes with brown blood or spotting. The brown coloration of the blood most likely indicates that the blood is old blood not fresh bleeding. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding have blood clots?

Can implantation bleeding have blood clots?

Usually, NOT: Blood that clots, comes from the arteriole system and not the venous system more conducive to normal menses or implantation bleeding.. If this persists, see a gyn md and get checked for anemia as well.(low blood level). ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant experiencing heavy blood flow and big clots?

6 weeks pregnant experiencing heavy blood flow and big clots?

See doc soon.: Bleeding like this can be life threatening. You should see someone as soon as possible to evaluate the source of the bleeding. ...Read more

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Having really heavy painful period with blood clots ?

Having really heavy painful period with blood clots ?

Unclear question: Please repost with a question so that we can be helpful. ...Read more

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Why am I spotting heavy dark blood with clots?

Why am I spotting heavy dark blood with clots?

Multiple reasons: Any woman that experiences changes in the mendtrual flow, specially, bleeding 8 days or longer, needing more than 8 pads per day, bleeding in between menses or after intercourse should be evaluated to rule out any major problem with the uterus or ovulation. ...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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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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What causes large blood clots after a late period?

What causes large blood clots after a late period?

Clots: Clots are always caused by one thing only: the rate at which the bleeding flows. There are many possible reasons for bleeding after a late period, but clots are non -specific. ...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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Bright red blood with a few clots 3 days before period due?

Bright red blood with a few clots 3 days before period due?

Early: Sounds like the menstrual period is starting early this month. If problematic, may need to see a gynecologist, but probably OK to observe for now. ...Read more

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Anemia, heavy period, blood clots during period, abdominal tenderness, belly button tenderness?

Anemia, heavy period, blood clots during period, abdominal tenderness, belly button tenderness?

Evaluation: These symptoms should be evaluated by a gyn doctor..Endometriosis (proliferation of endometrial lining outside the uterus) can present with similar complains.. ...Read more

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8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?

8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?

Need blood HCG ....: Need blood HCG to detect pregnancy, but in a week a urine test will do. Early bleeding might represent an abnormal ovulation (luteal phase defect). As always severe symptoms should be evaluated by your doctor. ...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