I had back surgery in February and my period came 3 days later and was normal. Then in March, my period was 2 weeks late. Very abnormal. First and foremost, my blood flow is extremely heavy and I've been having a lot of large blood clots. I've been bleeding with a heavy blood flow for 38 days, I had a transvaginal sonogram done. The results were an enlarged fallopian tube, fibroid tumors and cyst/pylops on my ovaries. I am 40 years old and I had a tubal ligation back in 1995. I would like to know if anyone can give me more information about what I am going through. Are the blood clots coming from the fibroid tumors and is the heavy bleeding because of the enlarged fallopian tube. I am scheduled for a biopsy and I am very much concerned of all that's going on. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
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What causes a woman to be on her menstrual cycle for 38 days with excessive bleeding and numerous large blood clots?
Fibroids can cause clots and heavy bleeding (been there, done that, and it was Hell). Also be aware that fibroids are nearly ALWAYS benign. I suggest you ask your doctor what s/he is taking a biopsy of and what s/he would be looking for. Beyond that, anything I say would be pur speculation (and I'm sure you don't need that).
Thank you. I asked my primary doctor if I was having the heavy bleeding and large blood clots because of the fibroid tumors and she replied no it isn't. Thank you for clearing up that question for me. And I will asked my GYN doctor exactly what he's taking a biopsy of and I will keep you posted.
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