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Is it normal to have some dark red blood clots when you are on your period?

Is it normal to have some dark red blood clots when you are on your period?

Yes: The discharge during your period can be bright or dark red, brown, whitish or tan, depending on the stage of your cycle. If you soak more than one heavy-duty pad or tampon per hour for several hours, bleed so much that you become dizzy, or notice clots larger than a quarter, you should see a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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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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If your on your period but you see a lot of blood clots what does that mean

If your on your period but you see a lot of blood clots what does that mean

Means heavy bleeding: You need a work up by your gyn with an exam, blood wpork including a blood preg test and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Would it be typical for blood clots to hurt when they fall out on your period?

Would it be typical for blood clots to hurt when they fall out on your period?

Maybe: If large enough, passage of blood clots may be uncomfortable. More importantly, is evaluating the reason for passing blood clots this large at age 41. Changes in menstrual flow (i.e. Heavier) past the age of 35 can be the presenting symptom for more serious problems. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have big blood clots coming out while on your period ?

What does it mean when you have big blood clots coming out while on your period ?

There are options: There are lots of treatment options for heavy periods. For women who are not done having periods birth control pills work well. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can decrease bleeding significantly. There is a nonhormonal medication called Lysteda that works great. ...Read more

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What can u do to prevent blood clots while on your period?

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

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What does it mean when you pee blood clots but not on your period?

What does it mean when you pee blood clots but not on your period?

Blood clots in urine: This means that you probably have a bladder infection. These can cause significant pain and irritation. So, if you continue to show this symptom you need to get into see a trusted health advisor soon. ...Read more

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I'm having dark red blood clots to what I think is my period? Cycle was 45 days late. Is this normal? Sorry tmi! Never had big clots like this...

I'm having dark red blood clots to what I think is my period? Cycle was 45 days late. Is this normal? Sorry tmi! Never had big clots like this...

See below: You could be experiencing spontaneous loss of an early pregnancy. About 25% of early pregnancies are lost spontaneously, mostly due to chromosomal defects in the embryo. If the bleeding does not subside, you may wish to see your doctor. You may wish to take oral iron to avoid iron deficiency and anemia. If you could get pregnant again, please take pre-natal vitamins. ...Read more

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