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Menstruation (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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I am three weeks late for menstrual cycle, I have severe lower nack pain, and wormlike blood clots in urine what causes this?

I am three weeks late for menstrual cycle, I have severe lower nack pain, and wormlike blood clots in urine what causes this?

Late for menstration: Any chance you are pregnant.? Do urine pregnancy test. Otherwise see your doctor for check up. ...Read more

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I am having a very heavy menstral period and the blood has a very foul odor and I am passing very large blood clots. What could this mean?

I am having a very heavy menstral period and the blood has a very foul odor and I am passing very large blood clots. What could this mean?

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. Vaginal odor is usually bacterial vaginosis but confirmation will be required. ...Read more

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Why my periods got blood clots. I'm 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. I'm 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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Severe cramps before during and after my period. Heavy menstrual flow and blood clots. Had an ultrasound but no cysts were found. What's the cause?

Severe cramps before during and after my period. Heavy menstrual flow and blood clots. Had an ultrasound but no cysts were found. What's the cause?

Many causes: Most common causes are bleeding due to lack of ovulation (anovulatory bleeding), adenomyosis (where the uterine lining is misplaced and located in the uterine muscle), fibroids (a common benign tumor of the uterus), increased thickness of the uterine lining, a polyp and cancer. A biopsy of the lining should be performed, or a sonohysterogram (type of specialized ultrasound). ...Read more

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Why would someone keep getting blood clots during my menstrual cycle?

Why would someone keep getting blood clots during my menstrual cycle?

Heavy menses causes: Heavy menstral bleeding and bleeding between cycle can be caused by endometriosis, thickened uterine lining, cancer, disorders with coagulation. You should get in to see your doc to be checked for anemia, loss of blood and the true cause of your heavy menses. Sometimes a simple outpatient uterine ablation is all you need to stop this problem. ...Read more

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I want to find out what could be causing me to pass blood clots while not on my menstrual cycle,?

I want to find out what could be causing me to pass blood clots while not on my menstrual cycle,?

Gynecologist: A gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you about this dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Hormonal imbalance factors are a likely cause and a "medical d&c" May be prescribed after the assessment. ...Read more

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Is it normal for an 18 year old female to have excrutiating pain in her uteran area and pass multiple blood clots during her menstrual cycle?

Is it normal for an 18 year old female to have excrutiating pain in her uteran area and pass multiple blood clots during her menstrual cycle?

No: Not really normal especially if you have never had it before. You should see your physician and ultimately probably an ob/gyn physician who can find out the cause and treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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My wife has been having irregular menstrual cycle, blood stains one month and now heavy blood clots lasting for days. Left family planning 2015?

My wife has been having irregular menstrual cycle, blood stains one month and now heavy blood clots lasting for days. Left family planning 2015?

Likely irregular: ovulation, probably from PCOS/insulin resistance.
Decrease carbohydrates in diet may help ovulation.
If pregnancy is desired, discuss with your doctor.
if not need medication to regulate flow. ...Read more

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I have been on my menstrual cycle for seven days & I am having blood clots. What does this mean?

I have been on my menstrual cycle for seven days & I am having blood clots. What does this mean?

Get treated: 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. For those done with childbearing endometrial ablations are good options. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pass fist size blood clots during a menstrual cycle?

Is it normal to pass fist size blood clots during a menstrual cycle?

Menorrhagia: Passing large clots can occur when people have fibroids or other gynecologic problems. It needs to be evaluated by a gynecologist. If they don't find anything, you may benefit by seeing a hematologist who can check to make sure you don't have a bleeding disorder. ...Read more

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For the past 4 months my menstrual cycle has been getting heavier and bigger blood clots. The clots is as big as my fist?

For the past 4 months my menstrual cycle has been getting heavier and bigger blood clots. The clots is as big as my fist?

You need gyn evaluat: The heavier bleeding could be hormonal e.g.thyroid, bleeding disorder or something structurally abnormal in the uterus e.g.fibroids. You need a thorough gyn. Exam. ...Read more

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Hi. I am having some menstral issues. My periods are heavy. Lasting around two weeks. It also have huge blood clots all the time in the blood.

Hi. I am having some menstral issues. My periods are heavy. Lasting around two weeks. It also have huge blood clots all the time in the blood.

Could be normal: Depending on where you are in your reproductive life and what's going on (e.g. Stress, weight changes, diet changes, etc...), the regularity of your cycle can vary. ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle over the 3 weeks and continuing but not like my normal cycle brown but its light and occasionally have deep dark red blood clots?

Menstrual cycle over the 3 weeks and continuing but not like my normal cycle brown but its light and occasionally have deep dark red blood clots?

Abnormal cycle: There are many reasons why you can have an abnormal cycle. When you have one that doesn't occur during the predicted time frame, pregnancy needs to be ruled out. If the pregnancy test is negative, then you may want to be evaluated by a gynecologist to figure out what is causing the abnormal bleeding pattern. Infections, medication changes and abnormal tissue can cause changes in your cycle too. ...Read more

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After taking Clomid (clomiphene) and progesterone, is it normal to have a heavy menstrual cycle with large blood clots?

After taking Clomid (clomiphene) and progesterone, is it normal to have a heavy menstrual cycle with large blood clots?

Clomid (clomiphene) and aub: Yes. Hopefully you are not taking both at the same time. I am assuming you are taking progesterone only on the second half of your cycle. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots in the menstrual cycle?

What causes blood clots in the menstrual cycle?

Blood clots during: Menses could be a sign of hormonal imbalance, fibroid uterus, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy etc. Consult your gyn for any concerns. ...Read more

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My 24yr old sister has very heavy menstrual cycle with blood clots fever, sweating and nausea. Is it normal after 3mnths without a period?

My 24yr old sister has very heavy menstrual cycle with blood clots fever, sweating and nausea. Is it normal after 3mnths without a period?

Menses with fever: While in some women periods may be very heavy and include blood clots and nausea, fever is usually not part of a normal period. None of these symptoms are normal if this is the first time it is happening. These symptoms can potentially be seen in miscarriages, particularly after three months of missed periods, or in pelvic infections. This needs to be seen by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Every menstrual cycle I have 3days bleeding& blood clots, then cease for one day and return dark brown blood, is that ok? Beside late period, pain, dysuria

Every menstrual cycle I have 3days bleeding& blood clots, then cease for one day and return dark brown blood, is that ok? Beside late period, pain, dysuria

Blood: Each woman's period can have different patterns. The dark brown blood may simply be older blood being cleaned from the uterus. Are you saying that you are also experiencing period pain, late period and pain with urination? ...Read more

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I am 16 days out from my next projected menstrual cycle and I noticed light bleeding and even 2 blood clots within the past two days... Is that normal?

I am 16 days out from my next projected menstrual cycle and I noticed light bleeding and even 2 blood clots within the past two days... Is that normal?

Monitor: It is not rare for someone to have an off cycle from time to time. What you're describing is midcycle bleeding. This occurs frequently. If it continues month after month you will need to see your physician to discuss cycle regulation. In most cases it works itself out over the next cycle or two naturally. ...Read more

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This is the third time I have started my menstrual cycle in one month, I am passing blood clots what can I do? I was told I have endometriosis, for the past two years I have been getting abnormal paps. I have been in and out of the ER for pelvic pain and

This is the third time I have started my menstrual cycle in one month, I am passing blood clots what can I do? I was told I have endometriosis, for the past two years I have been getting abnormal paps. I have been in and out of the ER for pelvic pain and

Need evaluation: By definition this is abnormal bleeding (not true menstrual cycles).Endometriosis can cause abnl menses, but depending on your age, weight, other causes may be contributing. Hx of irregular/skipping periods can result in build up of lining in uterus then heavy/irreg bleeding; thyroid problms, polyps, precancerous changes or cancer (of cvx or ut), ovarian cysts, fibroids can cause. Need to see gyn dr. ...Read more

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Worried, I've had my period for three weeks nonstop!!! Huge blood clots and now I'm even vomiting a lot!! What could be the problem??

Worried, I've had my period for three weeks nonstop!!! Huge blood clots and now I'm even vomiting a lot!! What could be the problem??

Get evaluated: Many possible reasons to have vaginal bleeding: hormonal problems, infection, if you are taking birth control meds, pregnancy or miscarriage (with remnants if tissues left in your uterus), tumors. Most of the time and at your age the issue is benign and easy to treat. In any case, make sure you get formal evaluation for a final diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is a blood clot in consideration of a menstrual period? I have my period and I fainted yesterday, my mum said its probably a blood clot?

What is a blood clot in consideration of a menstrual period? I have my period and I fainted yesterday, my mum said its probably a blood clot?

Clotting: Women tend to pass clots frequently during their periods. I doubt you fainted due to that. There may have been another reason. If you're known to have heavy periods, it is advisable to be checked for anemia to make sure you don't have that. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of having an ongoing period for a year and a half nonstop and passing large blood clots?

Multiple Causes: First of all that is highly abnormal and needs immediate investigation. One possibility is cancer of the uterus or cervix and that must be checked. Other possibilities are uterine polyps or fibroids. Despite the tubal, you could have been pregnant (1-2% chance). And it could be from endometriosis or maybe going into menopause. But very very abnormal ...Read more

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Why have I been on my period for three week with a lots of blood clots?

Why have I been on my period for three week with a lots of blood clots?

Not normal: There is something wrong. The average cycle has 3 to 5 days of bleeding. Up to 10 days is normal for some women. You should not bleed for more than 10 days. ...Read more

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I ended my period yesterday and had sex last night and this morning I woke up to a puddle of blood and three large blood clots?

I ended my period yesterday and had sex last night and this morning I woke up to a puddle of blood and three large blood clots?

See GYN: Looks like you are having heavier periods
see your GYN who can do testing to determine cause and find the best treatment suitable for you

Best wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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Is it normal to have blood clot during menstrual cycle?

Is it normal to have blood clot during menstrual cycle?

Yes: If you are talking about seeing blood clots coming out of your vagina, yes, that is 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

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


Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more