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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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Extremely heavy menstrual bleeding for over 2 weeks, clots larger than a baseball, extreme pelvic pain, feeling weak. ED visit? severe pain & bleeding

Extremely heavy menstrual bleeding for over 2 weeks, clots larger than a baseball, extreme pelvic pain, feeling weak. ED visit? severe pain & bleeding

Agree with ER.: You need to be seen immediately. I agree with making an ER visit today. You need to find out why you're having such heavy bleeding and pain. Do not delay. Go to the ER now. Good luck. ...Read more

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How serious is excessive menstrual bleeding with clots?

How serious is excessive menstrual bleeding with clots?

Depends: On what your definition of excessive is. If you are changing 5 pads a day that can be normal a pad or 2 every hour can cause severe anemia and its consequences. ...Read more

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How do I stop excessive menstrual bleeding? Clots and more clots

Multifacted: Excess bleeding could be a hormonal imbalance or it could be a fibroid or polyp in the uterus or cervix. A visit with your ob/gyn will help possibly narrow your diagnosis. Sometimes excess bleeding can even be precancerous cells in the uterus. I would recommend you see a physician and be evaluated. ...Read more

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My Mother is experiencing blood in her urine, excessive menstrual bleeding, abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: contains blood clots) , mi...

My Mother is experiencing  blood in her urine, excessive menstrual bleeding, abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: contains blood clots) , mi...

Seek medical help: Good evening, It is apparent that your mother has dysfunctional uttering bleeding. As, such, she needs to see a GYN as soon as possible for assessment. If she is experiencing any dizziness, chest pain or palpitations, she should go to the closest urgent care center or emergency room. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between heavy menstrual bleeding and cramps?

Yes: Heavier bleeding is often associated with cramps. If you can take Naproxen (aleve) you can usually prevent a lot of the heavier bleeding and cramping by taking Naproxen before and during the heavier days of your cycle. Follow dosing directions. ...Read more

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Heavy menstrual bleeding common after delivery?

Heavy menstrual bleeding common after delivery?

Not neccessarily: Menstrual bleeding does not change after delivery bleeding after delivery immediately can be heavy though. ...Read more

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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Excessive Menstrual Bleeding (Definition)

Excessive menstrual bleeding is a clinical finding in which a woman bleeds significantly with her menstruation, often due to bleeding disorders or issues with ...Read more