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Doctor insights on: Heavy Prolonged Periods With Blood Clots

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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

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


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Severe ovulation pain, heavy painful periods with blood clots, dizziness and fatigue. ?

Hormones: Your body seems sensitive to your cycling hormones. The oral contraceptive pill, contraceptive injection, or contraceptive ring will inhibit ovulation--taking care of that pain. They will also decrease your heavy bleeding with clots and pains. You may be dizzy and feeling fatigue because of blood loss. Have your blood level checked by a doctor and start iron supplementation. ...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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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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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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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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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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What causes blood clots in urine after heavy lifting?

Needs 2B checked: Blood in urine, hematuria, is always considered as possible symptom/sign of possible cancer. ...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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Spotting and light bleeding around periods time for 3-4 days followed by slightly heavy bleeding and now heavy bleeding with clots. Its been total 9 d?

Spotting and light bleeding around periods time for 3-4 days followed by slightly heavy bleeding and now heavy bleeding with clots. Its been total 9 d?

Usually no concern: While this could represent fibroids, it is unlikely at your young age. It may also reflect alterations during the previous weeks of your rise and fall of estradiol and progesterone. Only see a gynecologist if it persists. ...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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Why am I spotting heavy dark blood with clots?

Why am I spotting heavy dark blood with clots?

Multiple reasons: Any woman that experiences changes in the mendtrual flow, specially, bleeding 8 days or longer, needing more than 8 pads per day, bleeding in between menses or after intercourse should be evaluated to rule out any major problem with the uterus or ovulation. ...Read more

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Could bright red heavy bleeding lasting 7 days with clots and cramps/dizziness/back pain be implantation or period?

Could bright red heavy bleeding lasting 7 days with clots and cramps/dizziness/back pain be implantation or period?

Neither: This sounds like pathologic menstrual bleeding that needs to be evaluated by a GYN MD. Clots and bright red bleeding could be fibroids or other GYN conditions. ...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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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