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Periods mostly clots

My periods are mostly clots with very little blood. I can't wear a tampon. It's been like this for years. Should I be concerned?  I didn't think anything about it until I overheard a woman at work freaking out about passing clots during her period. Mine are always mainly clots. My pads only absorb blood about one day out of my period when the fluid is thin enough. Otherwise the clots just come out when I use the toilet. Is this normal?  Anyone with experience with this?
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136956 tn?1425606272
Yes and no. How big are the clots?

How long are your periods?

Are your periods regular?

How old are you?

Do you have any other symptoms during your period?

Has this always been like this for you? Is it getting worse?
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I'm 30. The clots are between a quarter and a silver dollar in size. I have mild cramping. It's been like this for several years but is getting worse now that I'm off the pill. I've been off the pill for 13 months.
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My cycles are regular and last between 26-28 days
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136956 tn?1425606272
I would go see your gynecologist just to be sure just because those are larger than average clots.

How long were you on the pill for?
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Has your physician checked you for Endometriosis? I have the same problem and have had it for years....due to the procedures I've had for Endometriosis, it has caused my cycles to be exactly as you describe yours to be.
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I called today and left a message with the nurse. The doctor didnt call back. The nurse seemed bored with my concern.
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