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Is it normal to have some dark red blood clots when you are on your period?

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Dr. Traci Buxton
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The discharge during your period can be bright or dark red, brown, whitish or tan, depending on the stage of your cycle.
If you soak more than one heavy-duty pad or tampon per hour for several hours, bleed so much that you become dizzy, or notice clots larger than a quarter, you should see a healthcare provider.

In brief: Yes

The discharge during your period can be bright or dark red, brown, whitish or tan, depending on the stage of your cycle.
If you soak more than one heavy-duty pad or tampon per hour for several hours, bleed so much that you become dizzy, or notice clots larger than a quarter, you should see a healthcare provider.
Dr. Traci Buxton
Dr. Traci Buxton
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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Typically indicates that the blood has set longer in the uterus or vagina.

In brief: Yes

Typically indicates that the blood has set longer in the uterus or vagina.
Dr. Scott Beard
Dr. Scott Beard
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Dr. Lee Ann Roberts
the color of the blood does not matter, only the total amount passed.
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