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A 23-year-old female asked:

I had my period last month 4 days blood was dark almost black. my stomach cramps slightly and i putted a lot of weight. it feels swollen. my boobs swollen in this month and feel tired and dizzy these days did a pregnancy home test was negative.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Period.: Dark blood can be old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the uterus. You didn't say if you had been sexually active over the last month or if you had missed what would have been your most recent period. If period was not missed, this could be related to a temporary hormonal imbalance.

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