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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 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

Menstruation (Definition)

Menstruation is also known as Menses. Menstruation is the regular cyclical shedding of uterine (womb) lining associated with bleeding. Begins at puberty (menarche) and continus during a woman's fertile years until menopause. Cycles usually average 28 days, but can vary from ...Read more

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I was pregnant, had serious, heavy bleeding and large blood clots. I took another test this morning and the 2nd line was barely visible at all. What does that mean?

I was pregnant, had serious, heavy bleeding and large blood clots. I took another test this morning and the 2nd line was barely visible at all. What does that mean?

See Your gyn doc : Right now you need immediate evaluation , from your ob&gyn doctor for your ' serious bleeding ' will tell you you are pregnant or not, or aborting please see immediately and to stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
Once
Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
Daily
Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
Once
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I was pregnant, had serious, heavy bleeding and large blood clots. I took another test this morning and the 2nd line was barely visible at all. What d?

I was pregnant, had serious, heavy bleeding and large blood clots. I took another test this morning and the 2nd line was barely visible at all. What d?

Get evaluated: Unfortunately what you describe could be a miscarriage. Please get it to your doc for testing and definitive diagnosis. Don't delay. ...Read more

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Had abortion about 5 days ago, not heavy bleeding the first few days. Tonight I started getting very bad cramps and quite large blood clots normal?

Had abortion about 5 days ago, not heavy bleeding the first few days. Tonight I started getting very bad cramps and quite large blood clots normal?

Immediate check up: Immediately follow up with the abortion provider, you need to be thoroughly evaluated to rule out retained product of conception causing increased bleeding. That will also reduce the risk of other complications. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Eat complex carbohydrates with protein
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Eat before you feel tired or nauseous
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Have glucose available if blood sugar is too low
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I'm having heavy bleeding and passing large blood clots, not much cramping, how concerned should I be?

I'm  having heavy bleeding and passing large blood clots, not much cramping, how concerned should I be?

See below: If you are saturating 1 pad/tampon per hour, then you should be concerned and contact your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a period on 12/5/12 to 9th. Then had heavy heavy bleeding and large blood clots on 12/21. Haven't started my period for january am i pregnany?

I had a period on 12/5/12 to 9th. Then had heavy heavy bleeding and large blood clots on 12/21. Haven't started my period for january am i pregnany?

Maybe?: It is possible that you are pregnant and you should take a pregnancy test. Even if neg it does not rule out pregnancy. However it is also possible that you have just had some irregulars menstrual bleeding. Most women will experience one abnormal or irregular menstrual cycle per year. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Eat breakfast within 30 minutes of waking up
in the morning
Eat small high-protein meals / snacks of 125 cal
every 3 hours
Eat lunch on a regular schedule
daily
Eat an extra snack before exercise (100 cal)
once
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I had a baby four months ago and I've had my period for almost 3 weeks with very heavy bleeding and very large blood clots including pelvic pain?

I had a baby four months ago and I've had my period for almost 3 weeks with very heavy bleeding and very large blood clots including pelvic pain?

See your ob/gyn: First, make an appointment to have your ob/gyn take a full menstruation history and perform a pelvic exam and blood counts. You can start to take at least 200mg of Ibuprofen to help slow the bleeding and help with the pain, up to 4 tabs. It could be an excess of estrogen, possible pregnancy as well. There are Rx hormones that can stop the bleeding but you need an exam first to confirm no pregnancy ...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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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

Heavy bleeding is also known as Heavy vaginal bleeding. Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more

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