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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

Menstrual (Definition)

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


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Can you implantation bleeding and blood clots?

Can you implantation bleeding and blood clots?

Doubtful: Implantation spotting is just that, a minimal amount of spotting. Passing clots and heavier bleeding is usually not implantation bleeding. ...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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Can implantation bleeding have blood clots?

Can implantation bleeding have blood clots?

Usually, NOT: Blood that clots, comes from the arteriole system and not the venous system more conducive to normal menses or implantation bleeding.. If this persists, see a gyn md and get checked for anemia as well.(low blood level). ...Read more

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Best products for heavy bleeding and blood clots?

Best products for heavy bleeding and blood clots?

Best products should: Be prescribed by your gyn once you have had a proper work-up and diagnosis as that could range form low dose bc pills, to progesterone, to lysteda, to endometrial in office ablation depending on the diagnosis and your desires for any future fertility , so please make an appt to see your gyn. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) , excessive menstrual bleeding and spotting.

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) , excessive menstrual bleeding and spotting.

Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding is 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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Having bleeding with brown blood clots?

Having bleeding with brown blood clots?

From?: Rectum, vagina, somewhere else? Please be more specific? ...Read more

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Heavy menstrual cycle with huge clotting and stomach cramps?

Heavy menstrual cycle with huge clotting and stomach cramps?

Not normal: These symptoms, especially if new onset, need to be evaluated. Causes can be anatomical such as uterine myomas, polyps or cancer. Hematologic abnormalities can also cause heavy cycles with clots. Pregnancy needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Are massive blood clots normal during your period?

Are massive blood clots normal during your period?

Not normal: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will. ...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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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) and excessive menstrual cramps. The follow...

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots)  and excessive menstrual cramps. The follow...

Normal per age: Depending upon your age, this can be normal. On the other hand, changing bcps, or changing dosing of hormones such as estrogens, can cause these symptoms. A few days of the symptoms with resolution, no worries; longer, see your ObGyn. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots during your menstrual period?

What causes blood clots during your menstrual period?

Natrusl clots: Anytime there is bleeding in a healthy individual, there will be clotting. This is a sign of health. ...Read more

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Clots normal with implantation bleeding?

Clots normal with implantation bleeding?

No: Most women do not experience bleeding with implantation. When there is bleeding, the amount is miniscule. So, the answer is no, would not anticipate bleeding clots. ...Read more

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I am experiencing no menstrual periods and abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: contains blood clots) only when urinating blood clots come out. ?

I am experiencing no menstrual periods and abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: contains blood clots) only when urinating blood clots come out. 
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Possible UTI: Are you having any other urinary symptoms? Frequency, urgency? It is possible your symptoms may be related to urinary tract infection, in which case, you would need antibiotics to clear it. Would recommend you contact your doctors office for further recommendations. ...Read more

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40 day postpartum heavy bleeding? And lots of blood clots? Why?

40 day postpartum heavy bleeding? And lots of blood clots? Why?

Issues?: Maybe a heavy first period...Or retained products of conception/placenta. Get an ultrasound for a check. ...Read more

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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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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


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