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Heavy menstrual periods including huge blood clots

My mother has extremely heavy menstrual periods including huge blood clots, they are so bad she has to change her tampon every 1-2 hours, and needs to wear a pad as well to prevent leakage. I m getting very worried about her, because she wont go to the doctor . Any advice on what to do or what it could be? I m very curious because I too have heavy periods, but I haven t clotted yet.
Asked On : Wed, 18 May 2011
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Radiologist 's  Response
Welcome to visit a doctor as early as possible as there are many reasons to such a heavy bleeding starting from fibroids,to endometrial cancer.A thoruogh evaluation is needed starting from detailed clinical history,including internal examination,ultrasound of the pelvis,blood profile etc,,Do not delay.take care,
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