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What can cause large blood clots?

What can cause large blood clots?

Blood: Large amount of blood will cause large clots.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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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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Last month I was passing very large blood clots, what could that mean?

Last month I was passing very large blood clots, what could that mean?

Not normal: Many causes please see your gyn for a work up which would include an exam, pap if u haven't had one in a yr, blood hormone tests, and a pelvic us. ...Read more

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What can cause large blood clots during menstration?

What can cause large blood clots during menstration?

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, consider visiting a doctor for an evaluation of your heavy menstruation. Hormones, fibroids, polyps are common causes. A pelic exam and ultrasound are the next steps. Treatment options will depend on your future fertility plans. ...Read more

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A large blood clot developed after my gingivectomy. What should I do? Should I remove it?

A large blood clot developed after my gingivectomy. What should I do? Should I remove it?

Large blood clot: No! Don't remove it as it may induce more bleeding. "Large" to you may still be within normal limits. Call your dentist for advice. He/she may or may not want to see you to evaluate it in person. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have large blood clots and no cramping?

Is it normal to have large blood clots and no cramping?

It can be: Clots can happen due to pooling of old blood in the vaginal vault. That can happen and not cause pain. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what would cause me to have such large blood clots on my periods?

Nor normal: Call your obgyn, u need a workup with an exam, cultures, blood work and an ultrasound, there can be many different reasons for your problems. ...Read more

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When im on a period I pass atleast 12 large blood clots?

When im on a period I pass atleast 12 large blood clots?

Not normal: Passing a lot of blood clots while you are on your period isn't normal. I would definitely recommend you see a gynecologist and discuss this. Could be due to hormonal issues, thyroid problems, weight issues (thin/heavy). But that seems like too much bleeding for someone your age. Rarely heavy menstrual bleeding due to vonwillebrand. Get a check up so you'll know. Take care. ...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

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I constantly get bloody noses with large blood clots coming out is this normal?

I constantly get bloody noses with large blood clots coming out is this normal?

No: See your doctor. Is it a bleeding problem? Are you on blood thinners, do you have frequent bruising? If you don't have a doctor, go to an urgent care clinic, or an emergency department. ...Read more

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I have heavy, long periods and I have a lot of large blood clots, is this common?

I have heavy, long periods and I have a lot of large blood clots, is this common?

Yes: If you feel fatigued check with your doctor to get screened for blood loss anemia. If that is occurring you may need birth control pills to lighten your periods. They also make bcp with iron. Iuds can cause heavier periods. If you have one use another form of birth control when you get it removed. Weight loss can occasionally help with having lighter periods if you are overweight. ...Read more

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I'm having a really heavy lochia and large blood clots bigger. The blood is bright red?

I'm having a really heavy lochia and large blood clots bigger. The blood is bright red?

Are you anemic?: Depending on your age, your menstral history, and your overall health what you describe might be okay, even normal. However, if you are fatiqued, your menstral cycles progressively getting longer and heavier, then you should go in and see your doctor. Your vital signs and a simple blood test will determine if you are anemic. If so, your doctor can help you. ...Read more

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I am having large blood clots and extreme bleeding. Is this normal for a 16 year old female?

I am having large blood clots and extreme bleeding. Is this normal for a 16 year old female?

No: You should consult a gynecologist.
You should start taking oral iron and multivitamin supplements to prevent iron deficiency anemia.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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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?

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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What is the treatment of large blood clot in bladder?

What is the treatment of large blood clot in bladder?

Cause determination: Large clots in the bladder will either dissolve and be voided out or can be evacuated cystoscopically. The more important question is what caused the bleeding. Anyone with a large clot in the bladder should have a cystoscopy and possibly even imaging of their kidneys to determine the cause ...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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What should I do if I have large blood clots during my period?

Please see your gyn: Or a gyn or if the bleeding is too heavy over the wkend and u do not have a gyn, then go to the er, u need an exam, blood work and an ultrasound to determine the cause and then u can get the proper txment, no reason to suffer. ...Read more

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When I get my period why would it have large blood clots in it?

When I get my period why would it have large blood clots in it?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more

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Should I be worried that there are large blood clots from my period this month?

Maybe: At age 40, clots could be due to hormonal changes, or they could be due to a fibroid in the uterus or cervix, or a polyp in the uterus or cervix. Without an ultrasound it's not really possible to determine why you passed the clots. Any woman your age with heavy bleeding, however, needs to see a physician to be evaluated for a possible uterine biopsy. See an ob/gyn. ...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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What does having very large blood clots during your period mean?

What does having very large blood clots during your period mean?

Not enough info: Menstrual flow varies among women and is considered abnormal if greater than 7 days or 80ml. If the flow has consistently changed, then your gynecologist should evaluate you for ovluation dysfunction, hormonal imbalance, anatomic problems of the uterus including polyps and/or fibroid tumors as well as for possibly more serious concerns. ...Read more

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I have had heavy bleeding for 4 weeks now as well as large blood clots. Why?

I have had heavy bleeding for 4 weeks now as well as large blood clots. Why?

Discuss with doctor: There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in some cases. Consider an endometrial ablation such as genesys hta if you are done having children. These can be done in the safely and comfortably in the office. ...Read more

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3 weeks after period and I'm still passing quarter size (or larger) blood clots?

3 weeks after period and I'm still passing quarter size (or larger) blood clots?

See your doctor: See your gyn for a workup as to the cause this is not normal. Take an over the counter iron supplement to help avoid getting anemic. ...Read more

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I've been having heavy period with semi-large blood clots lately and I'm not sure whether to be worried?

Not normal: You need a workup esp at your age with an exam, cultures and an ultrasound, want to make sure u do not have any precancer or worse of the endometrium or fibroids or endometrial polyps, etc. Please call your gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I am 27 year old female. Received period on Tuesday. On saturday I passes some tissue with little blood in bathroom. Now I have large blood clots?

I am 27 year old female. Received period on Tuesday. On saturday I passes some tissue with little blood in bathroom. Now I have large blood clots?

See your doc: It is possible the tissue is the uterine lining, but also may be having a miscarriage. See your doc for an evaluation ...Read more

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What causes large blood clots after a late period?

What causes large blood clots after a late period?

Clots: Clots are always caused by one thing only: the rate at which the bleeding flows. There are many possible reasons for bleeding after a late period, but clots are non -specific. ...Read more

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I just passed a large blood clot and I'm not even on my period, should I be worried?

I just passed a large blood clot and I'm not even on my period, should I be worried?

See you MD: Bleeding large amounts especially clotting while not on your menses is something that should be evaluated by your doc. ...Read more

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Are large blood clots ok with periods? Had cramping not usual.

Are large blood clots ok with periods? Had cramping not usual.

Blood clots: Large blood clots indicate the need for evaluation. It could indicate anything from fibroids, hormone issues, clotting issues, to endometrial cancer. A blood count, ultrasound, and biopsy are generally indicated. If all are normal, it is treatable. The implanon can also cause bleeding issues, but other issues should be ruled out. ...Read more

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