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Huge blood clots during period

By August 12, 2017 - 2:43pm
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Hi! I tried to post this before but it's not showing up as one of the questions I asked, so here it is again: I have a pretty regular cycle except for the fact that it's always super a super heavy flow. My last few periods I've had some small clots but there's no pattern to them. This time, I've had huge blood clots ranging from the size of a nickel to a half dollar coin, sometimes bigger (weird comparison I know) that are there every time I go to change my pad or tampon (so basically every 45 minutes even with a super tampon). Is this normal? Or do I need to do something about it? Please help!!

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hi harmony 37, i understand ur plight cos i have been there,i am also 27 and have been experiencing heavy menstral flow with plenty and large sized blood clot .....Last month i had to go to d clinic for a Pelvic scan,and was discovered i had Multiple Fibriod the main reason for my heavy flow with blood clot....i change pad every 30mins.So my advice is you should go for a pelvic scan.

September 19, 2017 - 2:46am
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Thank you! I will try to get that soon

October 18, 2017 - 3:05pm

Dear Harmony37

Thank you for your post.

It's normal to notice some clumps from time to time during your period. These are blood clots that may contain tissue. As the uterus sheds its lining, this tissue leaves the body as a natural part of the menstrual cycle. So clots of tissue are usually nothing to be concerned about.


August 12, 2017 - 3:53pm
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