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Oak Ridge, TN
A 36-year-old female asked:

my period started with spotting but always does. however it only lasts 2 days usually but im on day 5 with still red blood? no brown yet. normal? ty

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Extended period ?: Bleeding which is unusual and brisk enough to still not be oxidized ("red") , can be from uterine fibroids or polyps, and if pregnancy is possible, get a serum HCG test to make certain. If positive, see your gyn asap, as it may be an ectopic pregnancy.

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My daughter is 14. She has double session tryouts for soccer. That equals 4 1/2 hours of soccer a day. She has horrible blisters on her feet. Her second toe has a blister under her tonail. Her tonail is off colored now. What should we do. She has two more

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Blisters under: Toenails are quite common in sports participants. If you're able to drain it, apply a topical antibiotic and wrap it in a band aid, that's about the best you can do short term. You might want to check on the size of the soccer boots. If too small, they can be making things worse. Also, i hope the coach/trainer has them wearing running shoes for the pure running workouts.
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She might try wearing two pair of socks on each foot and see if that helps. This was something I was taught back in high school by my coach and it worked for me. ( to prevent the blisters, not treat them.)
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