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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prob your period: The brown discharge was likely your period just a very different one. Brown equals old blood. It is common to have an "off' cycle every now and then. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Period color: Hi, there are 2 possibilities, 1- mixing the period blood with discharge from ur cervix 2- infection plz see ur MD for pelvic exam.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: There is nothing abnormal about that. Pushing is called "valsalva." It tightens the muscles.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Darker blood is: Simply older blood. Not to worry.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown blood is: Older blood being cleaned from the uterus.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Old blood: This dark blood is not new bleeding, the uterus is just getting rid of old bleeding.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
More blood: Bright red blood usually indicates greater than usual amount of blood being lost in the periods. You may wish to take oral iron and multivitamin suppl ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Color of menses: This may not be due to infection. If it keeps up, see a gynecologist and be examined.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not to worry.: Brown blood is just older, more deoxygenated blood.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Irregular periods: There are multiple causes of irregular periods, ranging from hormonal imbalances to medication side effects. REcommend discussing this issue with you ... Read More

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