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Heavy periods with blood clots, continuous, blood turns from brown to red. Causes for abnormal period cycles?

hi, my menstruation has been almost 20 days now,,it started slow,then gets heavy with some blood clot,there s one day that i have to go to the restroom every 10mins because the blood clot would go that often...,my menstruation would go from brown in a day then goes red again,,and back to brownish...what could this be? thank you fro any reply.
Asked On : Mon, 9 Apr 2012
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Hello there,
You could be having menorrhagia i.e abnormally heavy and prolonged periods at regular intervals. Is this the first time you have a heavy flow and prolonged period(20 days). How were your previous menstrual cycles? Did it come at regular intervals? Then again quantity of blood flow can be subjective. To get an approximate idea yof blood loss, how many pads to you change per day? There are other causes of menorrhagia like Iron defeciency anaemia, thyroid disorders etc. If it is heavy bleeding ,you could even be anaemic (low hemoglobin hevels). Do you feel tired/ are you looking pale?I would suggest that you visit a gynaecologist for an evaluation.
The colour transition that you mention of brown-red-brown is quite normal.
Have a nice day :)
Answered: Mon, 9 Apr 2012
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