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I've been getting big blood clots during my period. Is this normal ?

I've been getting big blood clots during my period. Is this normal ?

Can be...: If this is a change from your normal menstrual cycle please discuss this with your gyn; or primary care physician. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Is it normal to have huge blood clots during ur period i get them evey month and it worring?

Is it normal to have huge blood clots during ur period i get them evey month and it worring?

Heavy bleeding: Heavy bleeding during the menstrual cycle is usually due to lower Progesterone levels and larger drops in progesterone. Consider having your gyn check your hormone levels - we usually check on day 21 of the cycle. ...Read more

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Is it normal to liver looking blood clots big as my thumb during my period?

Is it normal to liver looking blood clots big as my thumb during my period?

Heavy periods : The first step is to do a home pregnancy test to rule out miscarriage. It is common to have an off month from time to time. Heavy menstrual perods are very common and there are alot of treatment options. If this happens often or the bleeding continues you will need to see your doctor to discuss menstrual cycle control and regulation. ...Read more

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Why my periods got blood clots.im 29,period cycle normal.first time having clots and its big.there is no pain during menstual.plz advice me.thankz?

Why my periods got blood clots.im 29,period cycle normal.first time having clots and its big.there is no pain during menstual.plz advice me.thankz?

Normal variation: What you are experiencing is likely a normal variation in the bleeding pattern of periods. However, the presence of clots suggests more bleeding than usual and you may wish to get tested to exclude anemia. With or without testing, you may wish to take oral iron supplement to avoid anemia, Take the pills with meals and use a fiber laxative if you get constipated. ...Read more

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S it normal to have blood clots during my period?

S it normal to have blood clots during my period?

Yes, but ...: During menstruation, it is normal to pass some smaller clots (say, dime sized). However, if you are bleeding profusely or passing large clots, you might consider visiting a doctor for an evaluation of your heavy menstruation. ...Read more

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I have blood clots during my period and bad cramps that wake me up in the night. Is this normal?

I have blood clots during my period and bad cramps that wake me up in the night. Is this normal?

Probably not: Increasing blood clots and pain with your periods may mean several things, including uterine fibroids, endometriosis, or hormonal problems. It would be wise to see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Dry blood clots during day one of period. Is this normal?

Dry blood clots during day one of period. Is this normal?

Could be: Yes, it could be. If seems to be more than usual or consistent, i would suggest seeing your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you let me know is it normal to pass blood clots during a period?

Can you let me know is it normal to pass blood clots during a period?

Not if big : There are multiple options. 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. ...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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Is it normal to have large blood clots during period?

Is it normal to have large blood clots during period?

Define "large": Many women have some blood clots during periods. However, report of blood clots is the best indicator of heavy flow and may be abnormal. See a gynecologist to be evaluated, especially if this is new for you. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pass huge blood clots during your period?

Is it normal to pass huge blood clots during your period?

NO NO NO: Esp at your age or any age please see your gyn for a workup and evaluation as you will need an exam, pap , blood work and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a person to have large blood clots during their period?

Is it normal for a person to have large blood clots during their period?

Sometimes: Sometimes yes, sometimes no. The amount of bleeding/number of days is more predictive than having clots. A gynecologist can help. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a lot of blood clots during a period while using mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Is it normal to have a lot of blood clots during a period while using mirena (levonorgestrel)?

Bleeding w Mirena (levonorgestrel) : Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD helps to decrease menstrual bleeding. However, the answer depends somewhat to how long you've had it, and whether it has moved or if you are pregnant. Would recommend a visit to your Dr to see what's going on. I would recommend that you don't have sex until then. ...Read more

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I am on the 3rd day of 7 for my period, and am passing quite big blood clots - it's not normal for me what is it? Please help!

Heavy periods: 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. ...Read more

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I was 4 days late on my period, im very light and IV just passed a few blood clots which were quite big, IV never had these b4 , is this normal?

I was 4 days late on my period, im very light and IV just passed a few blood clots which were quite big, IV never had these b4 , is this normal?

Menstrual cycle: Flow and length of cycle can vary at times. Some clotting is normal as long as you are not having very heavy bleeding and large clots you should be fine. Take care ! ...Read more

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I'mon my period its heavy and blood clots bigger than a fifty pence its ten days now and I'm having to get changed every half hour is it normal?

I'mon   my period its heavy and blood clots bigger than a fifty pence its ten days now and I'm having to get changed every half hour is it normal?

No: You are much more bleeding than normal for a period. It is imperative that you consult your doctor at the earliest. If you do not have a doctor you may visit the emergency department of a nearby hospital. ...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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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