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Heavy menstrual cycle with huge clotting and stomach cramps?

Heavy menstrual cycle with huge clotting and stomach cramps?

Not normal: These symptoms, especially if new onset, need to be evaluated. Causes can be anatomical such as uterine myomas, polyps or cancer. Hematologic abnormalities can also cause heavy cycles with clots. Pregnancy needs to be ruled out. ...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


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I am experiencing regular menstrual periods, and painful menstrual bleeding.

I am experiencing regular menstrual periods, and painful menstrual bleeding.

Time to see GYN MD: t is now time to see a GYN MD at your earliest convenience and obtain a pap smear and begin the process of finding out why the periods are painful. There are several causes for the same, but the number one diagnosis is usually Endometriosis after documentation by the MD. Oral contraceptive Rx is usually a place to bring immediate pain relief. ...Read more

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Started pink bleeding yest, no cramps but a week before normal menstrual cycle due. Today heavy bleeding with clots, cramping?

Started pink bleeding yest,  no cramps but a week before normal menstrual cycle due. Today heavy bleeding with clots,  cramping?

A single early cycle: is usually nothing to be concerned about. Sometimes this happens due to stress or just chance. Cycles usually will normalize in the next 2-3 months. If an early, heavy period remains very heavy and does not resolve in a few days, or if there is spotting in between periods, patients should see their GYN for further instructions. ...Read more

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Late menstrual period, nausea, and mild cramping?

Pregnancy symptoms: Check a pregancy test. These are all early symptoms. ...Read more

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I am experiencing early menstrual periods, painful menstrual bleeding and shorter periods?

I am experiencing early menstrual periods, painful menstrual bleeding and shorter periods?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Many of the common birth control methods can be very effective. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) , excessive menstrual bleeding and spotting.

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) , excessive menstrual bleeding and spotting.

Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding is one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Bleeding and 10/10 pain after intercourse? Painful, heavy and clotty menstrals. Endometreosis?

Bleeding and 10/10 pain after intercourse? Painful, heavy and clotty menstrals. Endometreosis?

ER is severe : If you are having pain 10/10 this means you feel you are dying and are in agony. Usually 10/10 is related to gunshot wounds broken bones and other trauma. If that is true then you should be in the er now. If you were exaggerating and now feel fine schedule a visit with your obgyn and discuss the work up for endometriosis. ...Read more

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8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?

8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?

Need blood HCG ....: Need blood HCG to detect pregnancy, but in a week a urine test will do. Early bleeding might represent an abnormal ovulation (luteal phase defect). As always severe symptoms should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes heavy bleeding with clots and severe cramps unlike my periods cramps 3days prior to my regular 25days cycle periods.

What causes heavy bleeding with clots and severe cramps unlike my periods cramps 3days prior to my regular 25days cycle periods.

Consult with your dr: best to check with your doctor to find out the cause, I am available for second opinion if needed www.healthtap.com/drinocenciocandelaria ...Read more

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Horrible menstrual cramp start 2 week before period. Heavy bleeding and bleeding and clots leg pain and back pain ?

Often?...: Does this happen often, or in other words,are these symptoms have been happening with your period for a while? If so anti-inflammatory meds(ibuprofen, naproxen) couple of days before and during your period can help.If not effective then you will need to see your GYN provider for possible birth control pills prescription which can also help with this problem.They can also do a formal exam and tests ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots) and excessive menstrual cramps. The follow...

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal bleeding (quality: between menstrual periods, contains blood clots)  and excessive menstrual cramps. The follow...

Normal per age: Depending upon your age, this can be normal. On the other hand, changing bcps, or changing dosing of hormones such as estrogens, can cause these symptoms. A few days of the symptoms with resolution, no worries; longer, see your ObGyn. ...Read more

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I'm having mid cycle bleeding vaginal cramping heavy dizziness and and late period frist time for all symptoms help?

I'm having mid cycle bleeding vaginal cramping heavy dizziness and  and late period frist time for all symptoms help?

See an OB/GYN: This sounds like you need an exam and to make sure you have not become anemic from bleeding. Go and see someone. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, excessive menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual cramps and pain during sex. The following also descr?

I am experiencing  irregular menstrual periods, excessive menstrual bleeding, excessive menstrual cramps and pain during sex. The following also descr?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Is implantation bleeding continuous and heavy?

Is implantation bleeding continuous and heavy?

No: its light and best described as spotting that resolves on its own. best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Can masterbation cause heavy bleeding of menstrual cycle?

Shouldn't : Unless you're doing something aggressive or traumatic, there should be no overt correlation between masturbation and menstrual flow. Masturbation *during* menstruation could theoretically cause the appearance of heavier flow but likely not actual increased volume of bleeding. ...Read more

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Im having heavy cramps and bleeding during my period. Is that normal?

Im having heavy cramps and bleeding during my period. Is that normal?

No: You need to be evaluated by your gyn with an exam, blood work and ultrasound. Depending on what the tests show and your situation and your future fertilty desires and what you want there are many different treatments including bc pills, lysteda, progesterone, and endometrial ablation, and hysterectomy to name some of the more common ones. No need to suffer in 2012. ...Read more

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Could bright red heavy bleeding lasting 7 days with clots and cramps/dizziness/back pain be implantation or period?

Could bright red heavy bleeding lasting 7 days with clots and cramps/dizziness/back pain be implantation or period?

Neither: This sounds like pathologic menstrual bleeding that needs to be evaluated by a GYN MD. Clots and bright red bleeding could be fibroids or other GYN conditions. ...Read more

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Dr. Navita Modi
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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more


Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

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