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Is it normal to have periods where clots are bigger than a row of 4 quarters long?

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Is it normal to have periods where clots are bigger than a row of 4 quarters long? My first day is my heaviest day but 90% of day 1 is passing big heavy clots and cramping. On heavier days I get nausea with cramps. Day two the clots are this size of a dime. Cramps have subsided and flow is a normal flow. My period are like clock work 23-25 day cycle.

Flow intensity can vary from women to women. For women who have heavy periods, clots can be totally normal. It’s in fact the body’s way of collecting blood in a gelatinous form so you lose less blood overall. That being said, if you are having clots larger than a quarter I would consult your gynecologist or primary care physician. It would be worth having an ultrasound to check your endometrial lining or to rule out possible uterine fibroids.

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