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A 28-year-old female asked:

My period was 10 days late and now i have light bleeding but it's really dark blood almost blackish. is that normal? i have a doctors appt in a week.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. It is good that you are seeing your doctor soon. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex.

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