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S it normal to have blood clots during my period?

S it normal to have blood clots during my period?

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, you might consider visiting a doctor for an evaluation of your heavy menstruation. ...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


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Normal to have blood clots during implantation bleeiding? Or is it just my period?

Normal to have blood clots during implantation bleeiding? Or is it just my period?

not sure: Implantation bleeding usually not clots. Not sure when you last period was so could be period get checked. ...Read more

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I have blood clots during my period and bad cramps that wake me up in the night. Is this normal?

I have blood clots during my period and bad cramps that wake me up in the night. Is this normal?

Probably not: Increasing blood clots and pain with your periods may mean several things, including uterine fibroids, endometriosis, or hormonal problems. It would be wise to see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I've been getting big blood clots during my period. Is this normal ?

I've been getting big blood clots during my period. Is this normal ?

Can be...: If this is a change from your normal menstrual cycle please discuss this with your gyn; or primary care physician. ...Read more

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Are massive blood clots normal during your period?

Are massive blood clots normal during your period?

Not normal: 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. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. In some cases a hysterectomy will. ...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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Is it normal to pass huge blood clots during your period?

Is it normal to pass huge blood clots during your period?

NO NO NO: Esp at your age or any age please see your gyn for a workup and evaluation as you will need an exam, pap , blood work and an ultrasound. ...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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Is it normal to have huge blood clots during ur period i get them evey month and it worring?

Is it normal to have huge blood clots during ur period i get them evey month and it worring?

Heavy bleeding: Heavy bleeding during the menstrual cycle is usually due to lower Progesterone levels and larger drops in progesterone. Consider having your gyn check your hormone levels - we usually check on day 21 of the cycle. ...Read more

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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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more