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Dark Brown Blood And Clots Halfway Through Menstrual Cycle
Menstrual cycle over the 3 weeks and continuing but not like my normal cycle brown but its light and occasionally have deep dark red blood clots?
Abnormal cycle: There are many reasons why you can have an abnormal cycle. When you have one that doesn't occur during the predicted time frame, pregnancy needs to be ruled out. If the pregnancy test is negative, then you may want to be evaluated by a gynecologist to figure out what is causing the abnormal bleeding pattern. Infections, medication changes and abnormal tissue can cause changes in your cycle too. ...Read more
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
Yes: If you are talking about seeing blood clots coming out of your vagina, yes, that is normal. Just like if you cut your skin and then it clots and forms a scab, the blood coming out of your uterus can clot inside of your vagina before it comes out, especially if you are lying down or sitting down for more than about an hour. ...Read more
Heavy menses causes: Heavy menstral bleeding and bleeding between cycle can be caused by endometriosis, thickened uterine lining, cancer, disorders with coagulation. You should get in to see your doc to be checked for anemia, loss of blood and the true cause of your heavy menses. Sometimes a simple outpatient uterine ablation is all you need to stop this problem. ...Read more
See below: It's not normal, but it is common and not dangerous. ...Read more
Blood clots: When blood is not moving it clots. This shouldn't be a surprise. ...Read more
Get treated: There are lots of treatment options for heavy periods. For women who are not done having periods birth control pills work well. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can decrease bleeding significantly. There is a nonhormonal medication called Lysteda that works great. For those done with childbearing endometrial ablations are good options. ...Read more
I am on day 4 of my menstrual cycle and today. I had a really big blood clot. Bigger than I have ever seen. Should I worry about it?
For the past 4 months my menstrual cycle has been getting heavier and bigger blood clots. The clots is as big as my fist?
You need gyn evaluat: The heavier bleeding could be hormonal e.g.thyroid, bleeding disorder or something structurally abnormal in the uterus e.g.fibroids. You need a thorough gyn. Exam. ...Read more
YES AND NO: Clots themselves can cause severe cramping when expelled. They are not a problem and usually can be treated by taking aleve (naproxen) prior to menstruation. Execssive clotting and very heavy flow can indicate fibroids in the uterus and can lead to anemia. Go to your gyn for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Last month I had small clots of blood for 10 days during my menstrual cycle instead of regular flow and in 15 days I see clots again for 10 days now.?
See a Doctor: It can be several things, from hormonal to cysts, to abnormal pregnancies. ...Read more
Is it normal for an 18 year old female to have excrutiating pain in her uteran area and pass multiple blood clots during her menstrual cycle?
No: Not really normal especially if you have never had it before. You should see your physician and ultimately probably an ob/gyn physician who can find out the cause and treat it appropriately. ...Read more
My wife has been having irregular menstrual cycle, blood stains one month and now heavy blood clots lasting for days. Left family planning 2015?
I only have a menstrual cycle every 3 months. I'm passing blood clots that are the size of a half dollar with bad cramps. Should I be concerned?
I am three weeks late for menstrual cycle, I have severe lower nack pain, and wormlike blood clots in urine what causes this?
Blood clot in urine few days after menstrual cycle. Its just once or twice a day for few days what cud b the reason?
After taking Clomid (clomiphene) and progesterone, is it normal to have a heavy menstrual cycle with large blood clots?
My menstrual cycle started. On the third day I notice a reddish, blue blood clot the size of a penny. Is this an early miscarriage or regular cycle?
What is a blood clot in consideration of a menstrual period? I have my period and I fainted yesterday, my mum said its probably a blood clot?
I'm on my period and having a lot blood clot when I go to the bathroom is that normal on menstrual period never had this much before?
This is the third time I have started my menstrual cycle in one month, I am passing blood clots what can I do? I was told I have endometriosis, for the past two years I have been getting abnormal paps. I have been in and out of the ER for pelvic pain and
Need evaluation: By definition this is abnormal bleeding (not true menstrual cycles).Endometriosis can cause abnl menses, but depending on your age, weight, other causes may be contributing. Hx of irregular/skipping periods can result in build up of lining in uterus then heavy/irreg bleeding; thyroid problms, polyps, precancerous changes or cancer (of cvx or ut), ovarian cysts, fibroids can cause. Need to see gyn dr. ...Read more
Should I see a doctor I'm a 25 year old female who am a bit worried. My menstral cycle comes on when it wants. It has gone 4 months without coming on. I am worried because sometime I might have bleeding for maybe a day then it will stop, or a blood clot my c
I have been on my menstral cycle for almost 2 months with heavy bleeding and large blood clots. I went to ER and was told everything was fine. ... but something is wrong please help?
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more