Are blood clots normal during your period?

when I have my period I have large clumps of blood in my pad or it falls into the toilet when I take my tampon out is this normal bleeding or am I having blood clots. is this something I should talk to my doctor about?

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ANSWER #1 of 18

hi my name is meron I used to have blood clot but its normal now my period is almost regular and I hope urs gonna be normal good luck

ANSWER #2 of 18

I am 22 year old with two kids and I been get blood clots the size of a tennis ball. I feel so tired and weak. I dont know what to do I am scared

What causes light periods with brown blood?

ANSWER #3 of 18

Nope! Completely normal hunnie don't worry!

mean if your period blood is kinda brown?
ANSWER #4 of 18

to alexandraaa - don't be scared to tell your mom or doctor - it's better to find out than not :-)

Is brown discharge before and after your period normal?

ANSWER #5 of 18

No its normal! I have those all the time

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ANSWER #6 of 18

Dear jules2822,
Clotting is normal but you can use the rule of thumb here...if the clots are bigger than a quarter and you have a lot of cramps go see your doctor.
Sue...good luck

Is discharge before your period normal?

ANSWER #7 of 18

Girls, you know your body better than anyone. Please don't be scared and go see a DOCTOR!!!
Why worry over something that might not be anything and why take a chance that it is something wrong.
Please don't wait. I have a 13 year old and hopefully she won't keep this a secret from me. Girls mom's want to help you they LOVE YOU!

How do you know between implantation blood and your period?
ANSWER #8 of 18

Ergh I use to get them like randomly like maybe one every few months. But this period they have been there every single time I change my tampon, it makes me feel sick. and am scared.

hickeys and blood clots

ANSWER #9 of 18

I get that like all the time, I think its normal so no need to worryy :) [y]

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ANSWER #10 of 18

well im 15 & I get my periods like every 3 months and they usally envolve cramps and large clots and my period right now has been going on for 2 weeks and some days now and last week when I thought I was off I had unproteceted sex for about 6 or 8 minutes and the next day I was back on & im scared I might be pregnant or somthinq but im scared to tell my mother what should I do should my period be this long.

Normal to smell fishy the day before my period starts?
ANSWER #11 of 18

All it is, is uterin lining coming out. There's nothing to talk to your doctor about. Every girl gets it, and your no different. Don't be worried!

5days late period. pee no blood wipe blood
ANSWER #12 of 18

Sometimes when you get your period, there can be little slimy bits that come out too, like a thickened bloody mucus. It is normal- remember that you're shedding the blood lining of your uterus!

ANSWER #13 of 18

It's not uncommon but it can be uncomfortable.

It's not a huge deal but you probably should talk to the doc about it. It can be a symptom of something larger like endometriosis. Just ask the doc about it but you don't need to go to the ER over it.

ANSWER #14 of 18

My period started almost a month ago and it hasn't stopped. In the last week the flow has slowed down I guess but still I just want it to stop. Any suggestions? I started taking vitamin E today because I heard it regulates your period but I thought maybe you guys have a better suggestion. Thanks.

ANSWER #15 of 18

they are normal
I have the same problem
I wa scared the 1st time I got them
but they are NOTHING to worry about

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ANSWER #17 of 18

I am 13 and I get them too all is well

ANSWER #18 of 18

don't worry, this is a normal occurrence and is no cause for alarm. Blood clots such as these are perfectly normal because menstruation involves the shedding of the lining of the uterus.

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