OB/GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson demonstrates the different sizes of menstrual blood clots, and what they mean.
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Different Sizes of Menstrual Blood Clots Dr. Lisa Masterson: Alright, so why we had the balls up here? To talk about sizes of clot, so a normal size of a clot would be about a size of a marble. Then medium sized clot which is still okay, pretty healthy, would be like the size of this little – I don’t know what that is. Dr. Jim Sears: Super ball or ping pong ball. Dr. Lisa Masterson: Ping pong ball, if you're getting up to a golf ball, you got to talk to your doctor. Clotting in general, usually should be a nice steady, stream or flow. It shouldn’t really be a golf ball. Now, as a golf ball, you may have something like fibroid, you may have cervical polyps again, you may have clotting problems or issues, you may have vaginal discharge, you may cervical inflammation or infection. Dr. Travis Stork: You could have been pregnant without knowing it. Dr. Lisa Masterson: Absolutely, you could have a miscarriage, so that’s something that it can be an indication of cancer, depending on your age. That something that needs to be evaluated.
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