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A 35-year-old member asked:

Im on my period and i wiped earlier and my blood was orange..why.?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not certain but: Color of menstrual blood usually is not of major significance.

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When i wipe reddish orange blood shows i have no cramping and my period isn't due?

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Metrorrhagia: if you are not pregnant, you should have a pelvic exam if this problem persists.
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Why is my period blood look orange?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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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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A female asked:

What does it mean when your period blood is orange?

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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 29-year-old female asked:

Why is there only blood when i wipe whilst on my period?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Normal: Blood is exactly what you should see during a period.

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