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Why have I got blood clots in my period? I am afraid to tell my mom.

Why have I got blood clots in my period? I am afraid to tell my mom.

Menstrual clots: Sometimes clots are normal and you should not be afraid to tell your mom or a responsible adult. You should have a gyn exam which could be obtained at your doctor or a women's clinic such as planned parenthood. If you can't talk with your mom, try your coach or the school counselor, or adult female relative, or maybe your friends mom. Don't be scared alone. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Why are the blood clots in my period huge? And why do they come every time i pee?

Why are the blood clots in my period huge? And why do they come every time i pee?

MAY BE NORMAL: I t may be normal, but if these clots are bigger than quarter and persist than see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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I'm 16 years old. I've always had blood clots in my period. They're not big but they are a noticeable size. Is this normal? Am I being too paranoid?

I'm 16 years old. I've always had blood clots in my period. They're not big but they are a noticeable size.  Is this normal? Am I being too paranoid?

See your doctor: Having blood clot of small size is normal ,but if you get lot and big size blood clots then consult GYN doctor who may do some blood test to find out cause of clots .Some girls get it for sometime then no more.Collagen vascular disease may be the cause of clots , ask your treating doctor about it . ...Read more

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Could i pass blood clots on my period?

Could i pass blood clots on my period?

Yes: It is quite possible to pass clots and tissue. ...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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What could be causing the blood clots during my period?

What could be causing the blood clots during my period?

Anovulation: Most likely a cycle where the ovary fails to let loose an egg. These self-normalize. To be safe, take a home pregnancy test. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have large blood clots during my period ?

What should I do if I have large blood clots during my period ?

Please see your gyn: Or a gyn or if the bleeding is too heavy over the wkend and u do not have a gyn, then go to the er, u need an exam, blood work and an ultrasound to determine the cause and then u can get the proper txment, no reason to suffer. ...Read more

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I've been getting big blood clots during my period. Is this normal ?

I've been getting big blood clots during my period. Is this normal ?

Can be...: If this is a change from your normal menstrual cycle please discuss this with your gyn; or primary care physician. ...Read more

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How do I know I am experiencing abnormal blood clots during my period?

How do I know I am experiencing abnormal blood clots during my period?

Blood clots are abn: Generally clotting during the time of the period is abnormal. It is common because of heavier than normal cycles which allow greater blood flow through basal level blood vessels that have not been clamped down by the smooth muscle of the uterus. With a normal cycle the surface of the uterus is released and only scant bleeding averaging 35cc or just over 2 tablespoons for the entire period. ...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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more