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Why blood clots during menstruation?

amount of bleeding. The more bleeding there is, the greater the chance of clots. Depending on size, frequency, you may need treatment. Read more...

What causes very very heavy menstration and irregular periods. I never start when im supose to I have passed blood clots the size of golf balls?

Not ovulating. In a woman with a normal uterus (no fibroids), irregular bleeding is usually due to not ovulating regularly. This can be corrected with birth control pills, weight loss or correcting any underlying problem (low thyroid function). Read more...
Contraception. Agree with Dr. G. In addition to her advice, take oral iron and multivitamin supplements to avoid anemia.
You doctor can prescribe birth control pill that limit you period to once a year. Read more...

Passing blood clots during menstruation, could it be a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Separate events. A typical ovarian cyst ruptures mid-cycle resulting in a change in the endometrial lining to secretory in preparation for pregnancy. If you don't get pregnant, the hormones drop and the lining sheds. Menses occurs usually 2 weeks after the rupture. Read more...

What do blood clots mean during menstruation? I have a heavy flow, and at one point in time it was said I had a miscarriage due to uterus lining detaching...

Menorrhagia. Heavy bleeding, or menorrhagia can be due to a variety of reasons. Most common is hormonal. Endometriosis can be a factor. In addition, thyroid, pituitary glands, as well as weight (too thin/heavy), rarely vonwillebrand syndrome. Not usual in someone at 19, a lesion such as a polyp or fibroid can cause as well. Clots just mean excess blood. May want to consider workup with gynecologist? Read more...

I have very bad menstrual cramps, pass blood clots 4 out of 7 days. Brown smelly discharge. Inside of the hand is pale during menstruation.

If you have a . Malodorous discharge and you are pregnant -please your physician promptly. Read more...
See a doctor. The symptoms you describe could be due to hormonal changes causing excess bleeding... But passing clots is not normal. You may have a polyp or fibroid that is the cause of this excess. Only a doctor can evaluate that. It sounds like you may be anemic, so checking your blood count important also. Don't hesitate, make an appointment today! Read more...

I have bladder, rectal, vaginal pains during menstruation. Also left kidney pain&pelvic pain, blood clots, irregular periods, why? Never had intercourse

Dysmenorrhea or. painful periods are not uncommon in young women and can be primary, not having an underlying cause, or secondary, related to infection or possible endometriosis. It is recommended to get a Gyne exam who may also recommend medication. Some women find that suppressing periods with hormones such as low dose birth control pills gives relief of pain, even though they do not need contraception. Read more...