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Last month I had a very long period 7 days when my period last around 5 days this month my period started 9 days early and the blood is a brownish almost black color what could be the causes of this Should I be worried

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
May be a temporary: hormonal imbalance. The blood is brown because there is old blood / tissue being cleaned from the uterus.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Vaginal D/C: Sometimes this can be normal and your period may be off due to stress or ovarian cysts. It it continues to happen you may need to have a pelvic u/s an ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Anovulation: Yu've experienced a missed cycle. These are most commonly due to anovulation. This occurs when the ovary fails to release an egg. This alters hormon ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
It may be normal: It may be normal but you should discuss with your gynecologist if you are concerned.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Hormonal fluctuation: Get a pap and pelvic exam by your gyn and keep a menstrual diary or journal.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: This is a low dose pill and stimulates very little growth of the endometrium so there is little to bleed off with your period. It is one of the non-co ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Irregular Menses: It is common for young women to occasionally have their periods last longer/shorter, come early/late or miss them all together. If u had unprotected ... Read More
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Irregular bleeding: This is may be normal but you should take a pregnancy test if it is even a remote possibility. Wait and see what happens but if concerned see your doc ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberlynn Heller
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sexually active?: If you are sexually active and have not used protection, you could be pregnant. First step is to take a pregnancy test. If the test is negative, and ... Read More
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