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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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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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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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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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2 days of heavy flow with clots and then very less flow is it period or implantation bleeding?

2 days of heavy flow with clots and then very less flow is it period or implantation bleeding?

See below: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Obtain a home pregnancy test. They become positive at about the time you're ready to start your next expected period. If i's negative, repeat in a week and call your doctor. ...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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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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Why would I have a heavy menstrual cycles with large blood clots?

Why would I have a heavy menstrual cycles with large blood clots?

The way you are: If you are talking about seeing blood clots coming out of your vagina, that can be 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

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Lighter period no blood clots? Usually heavy with blood clots. Period started with brown discharge for an entire day. Sexually active. 21 years old.

Likely normal: There are normal variations in the pattern of menstrual cycles and blood loss. The circumstances you described appear to be a normal variation. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. ...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 black clots and brown tissue in my period with an odd odor. Very painful cramps and heavy flow. Periods very irregular. ?

See doctor for exam: Sometimes period heavier than other months and sometimes just " brownish discharge", some odor is normal but if very strong you shoud be trsted for various infection . Painful cramps are common especialy in young woman. I recommend to be examined ...Read more

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I have black clots and brown tissue in my period with an odd odor. Very painful cramps and heavy flow. Periods very irregular. ?

Black clots /odor: Check ultrasound for fibroids. polyps , PID. polycytic ovarian syndrome . May have an assoiciated vaginitis, possible ectopic or retained products f/u /w/ doc ...Read more

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Last 3 periods have been irregular with low blood flow and tiny tiny blood clots.. is this normal?

Last 3 periods have been irregular with low blood flow and tiny tiny blood clots.. is this normal?

Likely normal: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Are large blood clots and diarrhea normal during a period?

Are large blood clots and diarrhea normal during a period?

Yes and no: Blood clots are not uncommon during menstrual flow if you flow is heavier then usual. Diarrhea should not occur with your menstrual flow. Occasionally a condition called endometriosis can involve your bowel and give symptoms of diarrhea or constipation during your menstrual flow. Seek help from your gyn to establish if you have that diagnosis. Or if you just happened to get a GI infection. ...Read more

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Extremely heavy bleeding on my period, huge blood clots going on eight days now. Any advice?

Extremely heavy bleeding on my period, huge blood clots going on eight days now. Any advice?

Anovulation: It sounds as if you've experienced an anovulatory cycle. These are cycles in which the ovary failes to release the egg. This disrupts normal hormonal levels. ...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

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