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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

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