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Doctor insights on: Heavy Blood Flow Period

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Is heavy overnight menstrual flow normal?

Is heavy overnight menstrual flow normal?

Can be: At night you are not changing your pad as often, so it may seem heavier at times... Motrin may decrease the heaviness. ...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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6 weeks pregnant experiencing heavy blood flow and big clots?

6 weeks pregnant experiencing heavy blood flow and big clots?

See doc soon.: Bleeding like this can be life threatening. You should see someone as soon as possible to evaluate the source of the bleeding. ...Read more

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Heavy menstral flow, took 3mnth injection contraseptive to stop flow now bleeding 3wks light flow. Im anemic.

Heavy menstral flow, took 3mnth injection contraseptive to stop flow now bleeding 3wks light flow. Im anemic.

Heavy mestrual flow.: You need to see a gyn. You may have another cause of bleeding other than menstruation. You will need to be examined, have some blood work taken for hormone levels and have an ultrasound of your uterus to see if your bleeding is due to fibroids. If you have them, there are both surgical and non-surgical options to end that problem. As you are anemic, you should see your gyn as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Will implantation bleeding accompanied red blood clots?

Will implantation bleeding accompanied red blood clots?

Very doubtful: Bleeding with implantation is not the norm. When it does occur, there is usually a miniscule amount of blood (not clots). ...Read more

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What causes a dark blood flow during menstrual period?

Let me explain: This is simply blood from the lining of your womb that has been present for a day or two before being passed and so which looks darker than the usual fresher blood. This may come and go, but unless you get any other new symptoms linked to your period – in which case tell your doctor – then i would leave things alone here. ...Read more

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Normal period on the 10th. Brown spotting yesterday. Light flow of fresh bright red blood. Neg. Hpt?

Normal period on the 10th. Brown spotting yesterday. Light flow of fresh bright red blood. Neg. Hpt?

Irregular period: 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

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Bleeding brown blood after period still spotting?

Bleeding brown blood after period still spotting?

Yes: Menstrual flow often changes during the course of the period. Often times is is light in the beginning, then becomes heavier for a few days and then finishes with brown blood or spotting. The brown coloration of the blood most likely indicates that the blood is old blood not fresh bleeding. ...Read more

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Light pink blood cramping early sign of menstrual cycle?

Light pink blood cramping early sign of menstrual cycle?

IT may be.: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 ; 13 in the us. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 ; for others not until 16. Before you have a period, you will have noticed breast development, pubic hair ; white to yellowish vaginal discharge. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen ; feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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Im having irregular blood flow during my monthly periods?

Im having irregular blood flow during my monthly periods?

Irregularity: Reasons for irregularity include weight gain or loss, breastfeeding, alcohol use, eating disorders, marked emotional stress, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cervical polyps, polycystic ovarian syndrome, excessive exercise & pregnancy. When a girl has just started menstruating & around the time of menopause periods can be irregular. Consider med eval. ...Read more

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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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Are blood clots during your menstral cycle bad?

Are blood clots during your menstral cycle bad?

Depends: If you have heavy flow with clots some thing is irritating the lining ( endometrium ), like fibroids, displaced iud etc, see your gyn doctor. ...Read more

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8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?

8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?

Need blood HCG ....: Need blood HCG to detect pregnancy, but in a week a urine test will do. Early bleeding might represent an abnormal ovulation (luteal phase defect). As always severe symptoms should be evaluated by your doctor. ...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