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What does it mean when I have big clumps in my period and my period turns heavy?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: There are options

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.

In brief: There are options

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.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Nothing serious

Big clumps in your periods can signify blood that have accumulated into clots or blood mixed with tissue lining the uterus.
As your lining in the uterus sheds, you will have bleeding. If you have excessive or prolonged bleedings (> 7 days), see your ob-gyn doctor for treatment options best suited for your needd.

In brief: Nothing serious

Big clumps in your periods can signify blood that have accumulated into clots or blood mixed with tissue lining the uterus.
As your lining in the uterus sheds, you will have bleeding. If you have excessive or prolonged bleedings (> 7 days), see your ob-gyn doctor for treatment options best suited for your needd.
Dr. Rahil Malik
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