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A female asked:

What does it mean when your period blood is orange?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
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 40-year-old member asked:

What kind of infection can orange period blood mean?

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Dr. Martin Raff
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Color of menses: This may not be due to infection. If it keeps up, see a gynecologist and be examined.
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Why is my period blood look orange?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
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 not important, as long as the periods are normal in other ways. The color hues may be related things like the ph of the menstrual blood or to vaginal fluids/mucus mixed in with the menstrual blood. An ob-gyn can help, if other symptoms are present.
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What if your period blood is orange then red?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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The color of : Menstrual blood is usually not significant.
Last updated Jun 7, 2018

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