I have had my period now for 23 days... it is dark brown and think... with clots some times... it is in the middle of light to heavy... i am not on birth control at all... i had my son allmost 9 months ago!!! i had him via emergemcy c section... i am 28... before i was pregnant my periods where only 3 days and after him they where 5 days... now its just not going away... i get cramping sometimes but other than that i have no problems other than it being dark brown and clotts... im getting worried... i had went to the emerge 2 wks ago about it and they made me pee in a cup to see if i was pregnant and that turned out negitive... would could be going on??
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The symptoms that you describe could be due to infection, hormonal derangements, ovarian problems, endometritis, PID, etc. Having occasional clots in menstrual bleeding is considered to be normal. However, if it is persistent, then further investigations need to be done. The exact cause cannot be determined without going ahead with examining you thoroughly and looking at further investigation results (especially vaginal swab/smear test, ultrasound scan, pregnancy test, complete hormonal analysis, etc). Consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician at the earliest for examination and further evaluation. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination and investigation results) would be started to help you. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet.
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