I'm a normally very healthy 30 year old mother of three. I had an "abnormal" pap about seven years ago, but since that time they've all been normal, as well I've had two very healthy pregnancies.
I have been experiencing over the last couple years occasional blood clots during my period, some of these are large, about the size of my fist. Nine days ago I passed a large clot the size of my palm, this time NOT during my period. Today I began my normal period, although the cramps seem a bit more intense, the flow is its normal heavy first day of my cycle flow.
My mother, while not the most reliable source of information, states that women in our family have a history of early menopause. Could these clots be a symptom of menopause?
The first time I passed a large clot, while during my period, I called and was seen by my OB/GYN who assured me that this was pretty normal. I'm wondering if I should call to be seen again. I don't want to sound paranoid, and if this is something that is normal, I will put it out of my mind.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.