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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
9 years experience Family Medicine
Period light first: When you are experiencing the first few days of your period (or sometimes your last), you can have slower rate of bleeding. This can often be seen as ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There may be a: little hormonal imbalance as the process begins. The brown clumps are likely just old blood/ tissue being cleaned from the uterus.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Check for pregnancy: Make sure you do a pregnancy test check for pregnancy see f physician
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: If you had your period,the first day is not a fertile period
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Old blood: That's all it means, i wouldn't worry.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please Clarify: Having a period means you have blood. What is the question here? You are having a period. Sometimes blood is brown, sometimes it is black. And it c ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not to fret.: This is likely just older blood being cleaned from the uterus.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Black is Blood: Black is blood.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Back to School: These both cannot be periods. One is an abnormal vaginal bleeding and is not expected and should be investigated by your Gynecologist. Bleeding can re ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. Not sure what your question is.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A person can't tell: Wait a few days. A positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that PRIOR spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if she is p ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Period: sounds like a period to me. if from trauma, bright red would be 1st.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Monitor : When someone has an irregular period it's not possible to predict the next one accurately. If you continue to have irregular cycles consider one of th ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Common: It is not strictly "normal" but it happens very frequently and all is well. You'd need an actual exam/ eval with a doctor in person to say more, good ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: If you're sexually active, there's a possibility of pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests become positive when you're about a week late. Perform one then. ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judith Riley
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menstrual bleeding: It is very normal to have brown discharge in the first and last days of menses. The brown discharge is simply a sign of old blood that has not appear ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes it is.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Blood: Your period consists of blood and tissue from the lining of the uterus. The blood can be red, light brown or dark brown. Brown discharge is usually a ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very common: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
My vote: period: Having 8 days of vaginal bleeding, beginning on the 28th day of a menstrual cycle, sounds like a menstrual period. If the next menstrual period doesn ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: All of those features are normal variants of a period.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The first day: You start bleeding. Brown discharge can be older, deoxygenated blood.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: Brown discharge is typically light bleeding. Irregular bleeding/brown discharge is common in the first 3 months of birth control pills, and can also ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Old blood: Dark brown almost black spotting is normal with progestin predominant bleeding like you get with the Mirena (levonorgestrel). This is very common and ... Read More
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