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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

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)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more