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I'm having a very heavy and clotting period and have fill 2…

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I'm having a very...

I'm having a very heavy and clotting period and have fill 2 pads in less than 3 hours and there is no possible way I can be pregnant. What should I do?

Doctor's Assistant: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?

Yes I'm in pain and every move I make I gush and it is not normal at all. They haven't been very regual for a few months. Last period was November 22-December 1 and this one started yesterday morning but both have been heavy and alot of clots

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I had a miscarriage that cause hemorrhage and I almost died from. My tubes have been cut and I haven't had sex in months

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok thank you
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Following can be the causes of excessive bleeding:

1) Fibroids and polyps of uterus

2) Endometrial hyperplasia; due to high estrogen.

3) Bleeding disorders.

4) Hyperinsulinemia

5) Both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism

6) High prolactin

7) Coagulation disorders.

8) Infections.

You may need following investigations depending on the cause:

Pelvic ultrasonography

Sonohysterography (saline-infusion sonography)

Pap smear

Hysteroscopy

Endometrial biopsy

Complete blood count (CBC)

Total iron-binding capacity

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)

Thyroid function tests

Prolactin level

Liver function tests

Kidney function tests

Hormone assays; Luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone and androgen.

You would be prescribed cyklokapron for the excessive bleeding. You may have to be put on the hormones. Following are the options;

1) Progestins

2) Gondotropin-releasing hormone agonist; expensive

3) Danazol

4) Oral contraceptive pills

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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