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Blood clots during menstrual periods

Blood clots during menstrual periods is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of blood clots during menstrual periods are vaginal cyst, idiopathic excessive menstruation, and threatened pregnancy. Other possible causes, such as spontaneous abortion, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with blood clots during menstrual periods often receive hematologic tests, complete blood count, urinalysis, standard pregnancy test, radiographic imaging procedure, intravenous fluid replacement, kidney function tests and pelvis exam .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with blood clots during menstrual periods include medroxyprogesterone, propofol, ethinyl estradiol / norgestrel, podophyllum resin topical, tranexamic acid, meclofenamate, nitrous oxide, amlodipine / olmesartan, calcium acetate, etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol unidentified and buprenorphine / naloxone .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for blood clots during menstrual periods include age 30-44 years, race/ethnicity = hispanic, sex == female and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years, sex == male, age 60-74 years, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get blood clots during menstrual periods.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.1x
15-29 years
2.2x
30-44 years
2.5x
45-59 years
0.5x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.3x
Hispanic
1.5x
White
0.7x
Other
1.4x
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