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I'm having a really heavy lochia and large blood clots bigger. The blood is bright red?

I'm having a really heavy lochia and large blood clots bigger. The blood is bright red?

Are you anemic?: Depending on your age, your menstral history, and your overall health what you describe might be okay, even normal. However, if you are fatiqued, your menstral cycles progressively getting longer and heavier, then you should go in and see your doctor. Your vital signs and a simple blood test will determine if you are anemic. If so, your doctor can help you. ...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


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Having really heavy painful period with blood clots ?

Having really heavy painful period with blood clots ?

Unclear question: Please repost with a question so that we can be helpful. ...Read more

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Why would I have a heavy menstrual cycles with large blood clots?

Why would I have a heavy menstrual cycles with large blood clots?

The way you are: If you are talking about seeing blood clots coming out of your vagina, that can be normal. Just like if you cut your skin and then it clots and forms a scab, the blood coming out of your uterus can clot inside of your vagina before it comes out, especially if you are lying down or sitting down for more than about an hour. ...Read more

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Are large blood clots and diarrhea normal during a period?

Are large blood clots and diarrhea normal during a period?

Yes and no: Blood clots are not uncommon during menstrual flow if you flow is heavier then usual. Diarrhea should not occur with your menstrual flow. Occasionally a condition called endometriosis can involve your bowel and give symptoms of diarrhea or constipation during your menstrual flow. Seek help from your gyn to establish if you have that diagnosis. Or if you just happened to get a GI infection. ...Read more

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Tissue and large blood clots in period with painful cramps and nausea?

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Tissue and large blood clots in period with painful cramps and nausea?

Possible Miscarriage: Can be due to miscarriage If symptoms are bad you might need to go to ER for treatment ...Read more

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What causes large blood clots after a late period?

What causes large blood clots after a late period?

Clots: Clots are always caused by one thing only: the rate at which the bleeding flows. There are many possible reasons for bleeding after a late period, but clots are non -specific. ...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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Last 3 periods have been irregular with low blood flow and tiny tiny blood clots.. is this normal?

Last 3 periods have been irregular with low blood flow and tiny tiny blood clots.. is this normal?

Likely normal: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...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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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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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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Lighter period no blood clots? Usually heavy with blood clots. Period started with brown discharge for an entire day. Sexually active. 21 years old.

Likely normal: There are normal variations in the pattern of menstrual cycles and blood loss. The circumstances you described appear to be a normal variation. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. ...Read more

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A dark cashew sized clot(?) along with heavy bright red/thin bleeding during my period. Followed by smaller dark pieces. Consistent with heavy flow?

A dark cashew sized clot(?) along with heavy bright red/thin bleeding during my period. Followed by smaller dark pieces. Consistent with heavy flow?

Yes: If your period is on time this month then small clots are nothing to worry about. If you are late, then take a pregnancy test and see your doctor. Clotting can be due to heavy menstrual flow but if you are pregnant it could be something worse. ...Read more

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Bright red blood with a few clots 3 days before period due?

Bright red blood with a few clots 3 days before period due?

Early: Sounds like the menstrual period is starting early this month. If problematic, may need to see a gynecologist, but probably OK to observe for now. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have mild red blood period like flow with small clots in implantation bleeding?

Can be: Mild spotting, while creating a great deal of anxiety, is usually not a bad thing. Up to one third of women will have some spotting in the first trimester. Check with your obgyn if it doesn't go away. Good luck and congratulations! ...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

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