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Click here to view a larger image. Seckin was the one who accurately diagnosed me. Hormonal imbalances, including hypothyroidism, polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS , perimenopause, and menopause, can cause your menstrual cycles to be irregular, which may result in clotting and heavy bleeding from the uterine lining not being shed regularly.
Irregular Periods. Blood Clots During Your Period.
Fast forward 5 years to find out incidentally I had a failing kidney. Subscribe to our Newsletter to recieve: Sometimes doctors prescribe hormonal medications to help regulate heavy bleeding. Causes Possible health conditions When to see a doctor Diagnosis and treatment Outlook. Clots in menstrual blood are considered normal if they are quarter-sized or smaller and only occur occasionally.
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Visiting your doctor will help you rule out any further problems. Your doctor may also ask if any of your family members have had heavy menstrual bleeding. If you're pregnant and are passing clots, see your doctor or go to the nearest emergency room as this may be a sign of a miscarriage or a potentially life-threatening ectopic pregnancy in which the fetus has implanted outside of the uterus.
One month you might experience many large blood clots during your period, another not. They may suggest using or changing a birth control method. An intrauterine device IUD that releases the hormone progestin and that is sometimes used as a method of contraception can also help.
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