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I have very heavy bleeding during period with very big clots after I delivered my baby with c-section about 2 years ago. And trying to conceive from 1 year.

I have very heavy bleeding during period with very big clots after I delivered my baby with c-section about 2 years ago. And trying to conceive from 1 year.

Heavy vaginal bldg.: Heavy menstual flow with clots can result from benign tumors of the womb, or irregular ovulation which results in heavy growth to the lining of the womb, producing clots when the lining is shed during menstruation. Consult your healthcare provider and get a pelvic sonogram and ask about a fluoroscopic test to see if your tubes might be blocked, causing infertility. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

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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Could heavy bleeding during my period mean I have a bleeding disorder?

Could heavy bleeding during my period mean I have a bleeding disorder?

Heavy menses: Very unlikely, but if you have easy bruising, bleeding from nose or gums you may need to evaluated for bleeding disorder. The first step is to get evaluated by your gym for any physical abnormality ie fibroids or polyps. ...Read more

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Does heavy bleeding during my period mean I have some bleeding disorder?

Does heavy bleeding during my period mean I have some bleeding disorder?

Not always: It can be due to varoius reasons, bleeding or platelet dysfunction usually in younger population, hormonal causes, fibroids, polyp adenomyosis in middle age and uterine cancers in peri/postmenopausal women. ...Read more

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I have very heavy bleeding & very big clots during period since I delivered baby through c-section about 2 years ago & trying to convince for 1 year.

I have very heavy bleeding & very big clots during period since I delivered baby through c-section about 2 years ago &  trying to convince for 1 year.

Trying to conceive?: If you are trying to conceive again, your abnormal period problems are a good place for a GYN MD to start an assessment of why that has not yet occurred. Make an appointment with one soon. ...Read more

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Extremely heavy cramping and bleeding during period and my period is lasting longer. Why? I just started taking birth control and now diet pills

Extremely heavy cramping and bleeding during period and my period is lasting longer. Why? I just started taking birth control and now diet pills

Side effects: Your periods could be different due to the birth control pills and/or the diet pills, or may not be related to either. It is usually a good idea not to start more than one new medication at a time, because if something unusual like this happens, it is more difficult to determine what is going on. You may want to consider holding the diet pills and see how your next couple of periods with BCP. ...Read more

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How is adenomosis found? I always have cramps all the time and heavy bleeding during my period i got the mirena and it has helped alittle

How is adenomosis found? I always have cramps all the time and heavy bleeding during my period i got the mirena and it has helped alittle

Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is a condition where benign endometrial glands (lining of uterus)exist in the myomterium (muscular portion of the uterus) and is suspected in patients with heavy menses & severe cramping. Characteristics of adenomyosis can sometimes be seen using pelvic ultrasound or pelvic MRI. Definitive diagnosis is difficult as that would mean the uterus itself would be examined by a pathologist. ...Read more

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Does heavy bleeding with clots during my period mean I have a bleeding disorder?

Does heavy bleeding with clots during my period mean I have a bleeding disorder?

Not necessarily: Not at all, although that's one possibility. Clots by themselves are usually unimportant, heavy bleeding can be unimportant depending on how heavy. A good provider can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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I am 24 year old female and i was wondering if bleeding heavy during a period is ok? I am also on birth control could that have effect on my period?

I am 24 year old female and i was wondering if bleeding heavy during a period is ok? I am also on birth control could that have effect on my period?

Irregular periods: 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 to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more