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what does orange period blood mean

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 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No other symptoms?: Occasionally some women ask why their periods have an orange hue or look pinkish-orange. Ob-gyn doctors often say that the hues of the blood color is ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The color of : Menstrual blood is usually not significant.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Old Blood: Old blood can take various color from bright red to magenta to dark brown to black debris. Unless it smells foul or is associated with significant ab ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Old blood mixed: with vaginal and cervical secretions. Hint: make sure you are well lubricated: spend 15-20 minutes on foreplay and change ppsitions frequently.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
An irregular bleed: 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing : The color of menstrual blood is not relevant or important. As blood degraded it will change colors due to a process called oxidation. There is no nee ... Read More
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Timing? : If its at the regular time then it's just a weird cycle. If its at the wrong time then it's just breakthrough bleeding. If it continues the next few c ... Read More
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