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A 16-year-old female asked:

I woke up with a black period and smells sweet.. also i have vaginal pain. could this be something serious ? period came on time.

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Menstrual color: Black generally means very old blood, the odor may be something unrelated and since you have pain I would get seen. My concern would be an infection

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