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Question: blood clots during period


 melo525 - Mon Sep 19, 2005 6:33 pm

I have been having some rather large blood clots during my period. My last period was wierd because I had little bleeding and then I would pass a large blood clot and bleed heavy for a couple of hours and then i would bleed really light again. I don't know of this is a normal thing or what. I have been having very painful periods lately and aching in lower abdomen and back even when I am not having my period. Does anyone have any advice for me?
 DeLWolcott - Mon Sep 19, 2005 7:00 pm

Menstrual periods vary widely throughout a female's life. What you have described is very common. It may not happen again, it could happen next month. This shouldn't be worrisome, but it would still be a good idea to at least phone your doctor or their nurse to get their opinion.

Good luck!

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