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    Clots throughout period cycle
    An_250397 posted:
    I'm not sure if anyone can advise me on what may be going on with my body. I have went to several doctors and all have told me the same thing: go on the pill, it will help your period. I would like to conceive in a few years so the pill is not an option(have tried the pill for years)

    The first two days of my period used to be extremely heavy and I could tolerate it. Now, I am getting clots throughout the first two days of my period. The clots are frequent enough that they happen every hour in order to pass my blood. They are not large just cause painful cramps.

    Does anyone else have a cycle like this?

    Thank you for your help.
    georgiagail responded:
    Passing clots is not unusual. It's important to remember that a menstrual period is not just bleeding; it is the sloughing off of the uterine lining that is then passed out of the body. What looks like blood clots are pieces of this lining.

    Have you tried over the counter pain medications to help with the cramps?


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