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I was pregnant, had serious, heavy bleeding and large blood clots. I took another test this morning and the 2nd line was barely visible at all. What does that mean?

I was pregnant, had serious, heavy bleeding and large blood clots. I took another test this morning and the 2nd line was barely visible at all. What does that mean?

See Your gyn doc : Right now you need immediate evaluation , from your ob&gyn doctor for your ' serious bleeding ' will tell you you are pregnant or not, or aborting please see immediately and to stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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Menstruation (Definition)

Menstruation is also known as Menses. Menstruation is the regular cyclical shedding of uterine (womb) lining associated with bleeding. Begins at puberty (menarche) and continus during a woman's fertile years until menopause. Cycles usually average 28 days, but can vary from ...Read more


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I had a period on 12/5/12 to 9th. Then had heavy heavy bleeding and large blood clots on 12/21. Haven't started my period for january am i pregnany?

I had a period on 12/5/12 to 9th. Then had heavy heavy bleeding and large blood clots on 12/21. Haven't started my period for january am i pregnany?

Maybe?: It is possible that you are pregnant and you should take a pregnancy test. Even if neg it does not rule out pregnancy. However it is also possible that you have just had some irregulars menstrual bleeding. Most women will experience one abnormal or irregular menstrual cycle per year. ...Read more

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I have heavy bleeding with large blood clots also wonder if i able to still conceive my age is 34 no children right now one miscarriage.

I have heavy bleeding with large blood clots also wonder if i able to still conceive my age is 34 no children right now one miscarriage.

Heavy menses: You may want to consult your doctor concerning your heavy menstrual cycles. Medical conditions such as fibroids or polyps can cause heavier and longer menstruation and may interfere with pregnancy and cause infertility. ...Read more

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I had a baby four months ago and I've had my period for almost 3 weeks with very heavy bleeding and very large blood clots including pelvic pain?

I had a baby four months ago and I've had my period for almost 3 weeks with very heavy bleeding and very large blood clots including pelvic pain?

See your ob/gyn: First, make an appointment to have your ob/gyn take a full menstruation history and perform a pelvic exam and blood counts. You can start to take at least 200mg of Ibuprofen to help slow the bleeding and help with the pain, up to 4 tabs. It could be an excess of estrogen, possible pregnancy as well. There are Rx hormones that can stop the bleeding but you need an exam first to confirm no pregnancy ...Read more

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Sharp cramping heavy bleeding dark red blood large blood clots for four days after spotting for 3 weeks. Doc told me last week I have a cyst. ?

Sharp cramping heavy bleeding dark red blood large blood clots for four days after spotting for 3 weeks. Doc told me last week I have a cyst. ?

Common complaint: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available for cycle regulation. Most ovarian cysts resolve on their own ...Read more

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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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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

Heavy bleeding is also known as Heavy vaginal bleeding. Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more


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