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pink blood at the start of a period

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Unusual period: That's not quite clear as to what's causing your period to be so light. You deserve a full physical exam and history to further investigate your sympt ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Jaramillo
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Sloughing: The discharge experienced during menstruation is composed of the lining of the inside of your uterus that has built up in preparation for a fertilized ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The color of : Menstrual blood is not generally of significant concern.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Anything. The color of menstrual blood is generally not of significant clinical consequence.
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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Light period: The amount of bleeding a woman has with her period is a result of the growth the preceding month. the pill usually makes periods lighter. If she is no ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hmmm: If your cycle is abnormally light you may want to do a pregnancy test.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Cycle change-testing: This may be a change in hormones or your cycle; however, if you have had unprotected sexual relations do a home pregnancy test. Keep a menstrual calen ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Melamud
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not uncommon: It is not unusual to have irregular periods at time. It doesn't mean there is a problem. If your irregular bleeding continues you should see your do ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably OK: Hi Angela637. You may know this, but remember that mammalian menstrual bleeding is made up of tissue that is laid down in expectation of the arrival ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Remnants of period: The light pink bleeding represents leftover remnants of your just finished menstrual cycle that is finding its' way out of the vagina.

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