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Why have I got blood clots in my period? I am afraid to tell my mom.

Why have I got blood clots in my period? I am afraid to tell my mom.

Menstrual clots: Sometimes clots are normal and you should not be afraid to tell your mom or a responsible adult. You should have a gyn exam which could be obtained at your doctor or a women's clinic such as planned parenthood. If you can't talk with your mom, try your coach or the school counselor, or adult female relative, or maybe your friends mom. Don't be scared alone. ...Read more

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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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My sisters 10 and having blood clots when on her period. Should I tell mom?

My sisters 10 and having blood clots when on her period. Should I tell mom?

Yes: 10 doesn't seem too young to have periods these days. Clots (they are not really clots but that's another issue) are unusual and should be looked into. At age 10 she is too young to make her own decision about this and is probably too embarassed. Tell your mom if she won't. ...Read more

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Why are the blood clots in my period huge? And why do they come every time i pee?

Why are the blood clots in my period huge? And why do they come every time i pee?

MAY BE NORMAL: I t may be normal, but if these clots are bigger than quarter and persist than see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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I'm 16 years old. I've always had blood clots in my period. They're not big but they are a noticeable size. Is this normal? Am I being too paranoid?

I'm 16 years old. I've always had blood clots in my period. They're not big but they are a noticeable size.  Is this normal? Am I being too paranoid?

See your doctor: Having blood clot of small size is normal ,but if you get lot and big size blood clots then consult GYN doctor who may do some blood test to find out cause of clots .Some girls get it for sometime then no more.Collagen vascular disease may be the cause of clots , ask your treating doctor about it . ...Read more

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Why have I got blood clots on end of my period?

Why have I got blood clots on end of my period?

May be fibroid s ?: If you are getting clots , see your gyn, may be you have fibroid s. ...Read more

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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

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I have blood clots while on my period?

Get treated: There are lots of treatment options for heavy periods. For women who are not done having periods birth control pills work well. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can decrease bleeding significantly. There is a nonhormonal medication called Lysteda that works great. For those done with childbearing endometrial ablations are good options. ...Read more

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Could i pass blood clots on my period?

Could i pass blood clots on my period?

Yes: It is quite possible to pass clots and tissue. ...Read more

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What causes the big blood clots when i'm on my period?

What causes the big blood clots when i'm on my period?

Too much tissue : Build up or abnormal tissue build up or fibroid or polyps or pre- cancer or cancer or hormones not regulated , at your age u should not be having big blood clots so please go see yoru gyn for a work-up. ...Read more

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What could be causing the blood clots during my period?

What could be causing the blood clots during my period?

Anovulation: Most likely a cycle where the ovary fails to let loose an egg. These self-normalize. To be safe, take a home pregnancy test. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my period just look like blood clots?

What does it mean if my period just look like blood clots?

A "knotty" problem: There is something amiss with your uterus or other pelvic structures that is causing bright red arterial bleeding to occur and clot. A GYN exam would be helpful, and don't delay as clots can contain 50 to 200 cc's of blood which can lead rapidly to anemia. ...Read more

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What happens when i see blood clots and im not on my period?

What happens when i see blood clots and im not on my period?

See your doc: Abnormal bleeding outside of your period should definitely be evaluated by your provider. ...Read more

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Please explain why does my period just look like blood clots?

Please explain why does my period just look like blood clots?

Excessive bleeding: Clots in menstrual discharge usually indicate excessive bleeding. You should consult a gynecologist. In the meantime take oral iron and multivitamin supplements to avoid iron loss and 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. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...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

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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