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I've been having quarter sized blood clots during my period for 3 days my stomach is hurting and I have Had diarrhea the whole time?

I've been having quarter sized blood clots during my period for 3 days my stomach is hurting and I have Had diarrhea the whole time?

GYN: Please consult your GYN ASAP due to passage of large clots, you will need a pelvic exam and pregnancy test. For diarrhea, I suggest OTC Imodium (loperamide) and a clear fluid diet. ...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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Bleeding lightly from vag with quarter sized blood clots and nausea with pelvic and tummy pains?

Bleeding lightly from vag with quarter sized blood clots and nausea with pelvic and tummy pains?

See your doc: Get in to your GYN ASAP. Pelvic pain and clotting needs immediate attention. If you have a fever, this is even more important. ...Read more

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Are quarter size blood clots normal after a polyup removal and d&c for heavy bleeding?

Are quarter size blood clots normal after a polyup removal and d&c for heavy bleeding?

Possible: The endometrium may require 1or 2 cycles to repair from surgical manipulation. If this persists see your doctor. ...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 have been spitting up quarter size clots of blood for the past three days?

I have been spitting up quarter size clots of blood for the past three days?

Hemoptysis: Sitting up quarter size clots is a serious symptom and warrants immediate evaluation by a physician ...Read more

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I've been on my minastration for a month now and I'm bleeding through pads and have blood clots the size of a quarter?

I've been on my minastration for a month now and I'm bleeding through pads and have blood clots the size of a quarter?

Prolonged bleeding: This type of bleeding needs to be addressed by your gyn provider. It is possible for pregnancy to exist in your tubes, which can cause heavy continuous bleeding. Get a serum HCG test to make sure you are not pregnant, but even if negative, see your doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

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My period is a week early and is really heavy with lots of blood clots bigger than a size of a quarter. What is going on?

My period is a week early and is really heavy with lots of blood clots bigger than a size of a quarter. What is going on?

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. 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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I may have endometriosis. Is Random heavy bleeding and medium blood clots normal with this? The clots are the size of a quarter up to a silver dollar.

I may have endometriosis. Is Random heavy bleeding and medium blood clots normal with this? The clots are the size of a quarter up to a silver dollar.

Evaluation: Random heavy bleeding with clots are not typical symptoms of endometriosis. Endometriosis symptoms commonly are very painful periods with severe cramping. Your problem would be categorized as metrorrhagia. An evaluation by a gynecologist is needed ...Read more

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Took prometrium (micronized progesterone) for thick lining biopsy normal this cycle I had two blood clots the size of quarters is this normal after sitting 3 hours?

Took prometrium (micronized progesterone) for thick lining biopsy normal this cycle I had two blood clots the size of quarters is this normal after sitting 3 hours?

Normal: If your lining was thick then there was extra tissue inside the uterus. And the biopsy is to rule out cancer. But a polyp can also cause a thick lining. The Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is to thin the lining so often that leads to a heavier period with clots. But if all that continues you may need a saline ultrasound or a hysteroscopy to evaluate further. An office biopsy is not nearly as accurate. ...Read more

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I Pass frequent blood clots for day or two during period the size from very small to dime to quarter size sometimes. Is this blood clotting disorder?

I Pass frequent blood clots for day or two during period the size from very small to dime to quarter size sometimes. Is this blood clotting disorder?

No, but it is a sign: Of excessive bleeding and you may be iron deficient. Please consult your doctor to have your hemoglobin checked. Even if you do not do that, it would be prudent to take oral iron supplements available over the counter. ...Read more

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I'm having blood clots the size of golf balls?

I'm having blood clots the size of golf balls?

Urgent check: If you are bleeding so heavily you need to see a doctor urgntly so an emergency DandC is done and you need to be put on theraputic iron ...Read more

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Can there be blood clots of a small size that travel throughout the body but that do no harm?

Can there be blood clots of a small size that travel throughout the body but that do no harm?

Probably: At autopsy, it's common to find a few tiny ones in the lungs, which is where they generally get trapped. Actually, though, in health we think this is uncommon -- the balance of coagulation and anticoagulation works pretty well most of the time. ...Read more

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Period day1 light day2 heavy 3 x night towels in 6 hours also 2 blood clots size of half dollar day3, 4, 5 light is this normal?

May be: There is consideration variation in the amount of blood loss during menstruation in different women and in the same woman at different times. What you described seems more than usual bleeding and you may be at risk of iron deficiency. Please discuss it with your doctor. In the mean time you may start taking oral iron supplement with multivitamin. ...Read more

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I been bleeding for almost three weeks and just recently I started passing gumball size blood clots this has never happened before, what could it be?

I been bleeding for almost three weeks and just recently I started passing gumball size blood clots this has never happened before, what could it be?

Need med appointment: I won't hazard a guess - But significant bleeding over a 3 week period does warrant medical assessment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood clots larger than a quarter during period?

What to do if I have blood clots larger than a quarter during period?

Period: Usually during pre-menopausal period the period could become heavier and patients see blood clot but in general passing blood clot is not normal, please see your provider for a pelvic exam and possible ultrasound. ...Read more

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Do I need to see a gyn if I bleed blood clots bigger than a quarter every day?

Do I need to see a gyn if I bleed blood clots bigger than a quarter every day?

A good idea: It would be best to see your provider about this based on what you have presented. ...Read more

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I have been having a heavy period with blood clots bigger then a quater. What should I do?

I have been having a heavy period with blood clots bigger then a quater. What should I do?

See your doctor: Very heavy bleeding with clots that are bigger than a quarter is often called menorrhagia and is very common and causes are varied. 10 million women in the us deal with it. Is this your first time experiencing this? Are you taking any form of birth control? Is there a chance you could be pregnant? Although most of the time nothing serious is wrong, I would suggest getting checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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3 days after period ended tiny blood clots the size of a dot came out & when I wipe there is light pink brown blood, help?

3 days after period ended tiny blood clots the size of a dot came out & when I wipe there is light pink brown blood, help?

Hormonal imbalance: 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.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be passing blood clots the size of golf balls during menstration and I have been know to soak through supper tampons and pads?

Large clots menstrua: This is not normal. You should contact your doctor for an appointment for a complete examination to determine the cause of this problem. ...Read more

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Is it normal to see blood clots a week before your period? They started on sunday about the size of a nickle now they bigger and more frequent?

Is it normal to see blood clots a week before your period? They started on sunday about the size of a nickle now they bigger and more frequent?

Not normal: If you normally have regular cycles, and now are experiencing bleeding unrelated to your cycle, then no it is not normal for you. Check a pregnancy test if pregnancy is possible. Also, this is a good reason to check with your ob/gyn about a visit. ...Read more