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before I got on birth control, I had <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> periods with blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span>. Blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> are a perfectly normal part of having a period. The lining of your uterus needs to be shed!
Anyone else have large blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> during their menstral cycle? I have had some really strange cycles for about two years now. my bleeding is heavy and i have occassional spotting between periods. Seems like I am on my period more than I am not. Its drivinv me nuts.
This month I had my period for 4 days as usual... Seven days later I start passing Huge blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span>. The flow is heavier then my heaviest day on my period... Whats going on?????
I started my period about 1 and a half and i have been bleeding noone stop! Its not just blood that comes out but large blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span>, its larger than normal.I get them frequently in a day mabye 5-6 in a day and they are large.I keep having bad pains everyday always going and i don't know what i should do.I have been to the doctor about the pain and he gave me tablets for them.Last month he gave me tablets to help my periods become constant but they are just irregular , long and very very painful!
They have been very <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> to and i used to never have <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> well today i thought my period was over because the bleeding was gone since yesterday but to my surprise i sat down to use the restroom and blood poured out of me and i passed a clot the size of the palm of your hand! This same thing happend to me not last month but the month before i thought it stopped than i passed one the size of an egg, what is going on can anyone tell me a friend of mine says its premenepause?
I am 38. I pass a lot of blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> during my periods, large and small. Is it normal? I also have painful periods and lasts for six days. Is there anyway to stop periods in 3 or 4 days? Please suggest a remedy for this.
I HAVE beEN BLEEDING <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> BLOOD <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> DURING my PERIOD,THE BLOOD <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> ARE bigGER THEN A QUARTER andG I THINK soME WRONG WHAT SHOULD I do PLEASE HELP ME
I am having large blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> and having to change super tampons every 3 to 4 hours. is this normal or should I seek medical attention?
I am in my early 20's and just last night and the day before, i have had a very heavy menstrual flow. I've gone through a super maxi in an hour or so and i've had large blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span>. I've had irregular periods my whole life, and my doctor has said this is due to the fact that i'm obese, but i've never had clots this big before or bleed this heavily. Is this normal for overweight women to have extremeley heavy periods?
But the big scare I have is when I take out my tampon, which I change about every hour to 2 hours, there are blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> on it. Then when I am sitting on the toilet, more blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> come out, and also when I wipe with toilet paper. They aren't HUGE like everyone else is saying, but they are bigger than a quarter, and it's never happened before & I started my period for the first time when I was 14. What should I do? Or is this all normal?
What I'm worried is since it coming back for the past 2 days, it been very <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span>, I am passing huge black color blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> (large one, very large). I do have blood clots but never I see this large before during my cycles in the past. Should I just wait couple more days and see? I really don't want to go to hospital, since I don't have health insurance to afford. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I'm just worried seeing the large blood clots.
i am a thirty six year old woman who has recently started to loose blood clots during her periods.On my last period i had twenty four hours where the blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> were so large that they completely bypassed my tampons. my partner and I are trying for our first baby and I am now concerned that all is not well or that my body is changing and my chance of concieving has passed.
I am a 44 year old woman who has never had a full pregnancy and I am now having horrible periods with very <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> bleeding for about 2 days with large <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> of blood and very sharp cramps, I have started taking birth control pills to help the bleeding but about two days into my period the heavy bleeding and sharp pains happen. what does it mean?
Ever since all my periods have been extremely <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span>, and I pass very large and numerous <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span>. One clot last month filled the entire bottom of the toilet bowl. It was probably a 1/2 to 1 cup in size. Definately larger than a nickle or quarter. I used to think I had heavy periods before my last pregnancy, but this is ridiculous and worrisome.
On July 8th, I started to bleed again and its been constant, very <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> and there are a lot of large blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span>. I have also been having really bad abdominal cramps like you would experience with a heavy period as well as stomach pains. Since I have started bleeding I have had a pretty severe headache that just won't go away. Yesterday I started to get really, really bad stomach pains as well as increased bleeding. I was vomiting yesterday as well.
The following is a brief explanation as to why menstrual clots (often large <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span>) are formed. All blood contains a clotting factor. To enable menstrual blood to flow freely from the uterus and leave the body without clotting, the uterus produces an anti-clotting agent: plasmin. However, when menstrual loss is heavy, the anti-clotting agent may not be adequate for the menstrual period and the blood is likely to form clots.
OK A WHILE BACK I HAD A VERY <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> PERIOD, IF WAS NOT ONLY <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> BUT LARGE BLOOD <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> APPEARED TOO. my PERIOD IS NEVER NORMAL soMETIMES I WILL COME ON BACK TO BACK FOR MAYbe 2 OR 3 MONTHS and THEM I MAY SKIP 2 TO 3 MONTHS. I HAVE ALso SKIPPED AS MANY AS SIX MONTHS beFORE doES ANYONE HAVE OR HAS HAD THESE SAME PROBLEMS.
This afternoon I passed a blood clot now. Should this conern me? Or can a cyst also cause <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> to pass. I have had and upset stomach for days whenever I eat, yet it only seems to be right after I eat anything. It casues loose bowels, I figured it was the news medications I was on. But I am wondering about this blood clot thing...Should I worry? Or just put it all on the back burnner until Monday and try to speak with a doctor than?
hi, i know that clumpy blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> are ok to have during periods but small ones.. do you take advil or motrin for pain during your period? i got also in the past big clots that really freaked me out, and when i spoke to my doctor she said that advil and motrin thins out the blood so the period goes through faster so it could be why you get clots . but what about another misscarriage? do you just get clots or do you have tissue like discharge also?
I was previously detected with PCOS, but when i try searching information on PCOS, it focuses more on missing periods rather than so <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> and long periods. Any contributions from anyone? any suggesstions?
I am 43 yrs old and have had heavy clotty periods all my life they also lasted from 7 to 9 days each month was put on bc to regulate them and it worked then had my children and my tubes tied and everything seemed ok, my cycle went back and periods went back to what they were when i was a teen (<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> and 7-9 days), but manageable until i found out i am hyperglycemic and also put on wellbutrin for depression and now i have been bleeding for 20 days heavy and egg sized clots, dr is sending me
after that year, the bleeding increased, more and more, i am now almost 50 and i have <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heavy</span> periods, i have <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span>, very painful, and i have known for the last year that i have cysts again. i am also having a lot of pain in my ovaries, maybe it's cervix, can't really tell... sharp,twisting stabbing pains, before, during and right after my period ends.. the doctor tells me i'm in the other 50% that the novasure didn't take.
so im going to call up my doctor and see if i can get in soon as possible, i heard having blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> and expeally big blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span> arnt good. you need to call your doctor, she told me some people are good with it and some people arnt. and i guess i am one of them that doesnt do well on it. :( and thats a shame. im bleeding to much every day, with white stuff, and small and big clots.
Hi everyone, yesterday I brought my wife home from the hospital (7 days) after she was admitted for having blood <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>clots</span>. She has a blood clot in her upper arm/shoulder area, and a blood clot in each lung. The ONLY risk factor she has towards blood clots is that she is on birth control. She has been on Yasmin for around 4-5 months now (she was previously on orthotricyclin). my wife is 25 and a non-smoker.
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