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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My period has came and gone not do til next week but here recently I have been passing blood clots in between. I'm a little scared.I also had my tubes tied after my last child October 29 2014. Via C-section. After that every now and then I have severe sha
See your doctor: Although irregular bleeding can be a common problem, it should be evaluated by a gynecologist so that you can get a pelvic exam and an ultrasound to ensure that there isn't anything worrisome in your uterus such as a fibroid/infection/polyp that could be causing the bleeding. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
not sure: Many raesons, get checked to determine reason. ...Read more
See your doc: You need to see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
See your doc: Abnormal bleeding outside of your period should definitely be evaluated by your provider. ...Read more
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
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
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
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