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Are brown periods for about a year normal?

Are brown periods for about a year normal?

Probably yes: The color of the menstrual flow is not an indication of a problem. If you are having an odd colored discharge at other times, it could be a sign of a vaginal infection and would need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I m a 22 year old virgin no other sexual contact either my period is about a week late and I have a thick brown discharge is this normal ?

I m a 22 year old virgin no other sexual contact either my period is about a week late and I have a thick brown discharge is this normal ?

Physiological variat: Physiological variations ( means natural variations of our body's various functions/cycles - like menstrual cycle, sleep cycle )occasional irregularities may be there. Some times they may be related to physical stress, emotional stress, improper sleep, wt gain, wt loss etc. Hence no need to worry and the brownish discharge could simply represent he menstual bleed or may be proceding a regular flow. ...Read more

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On minipill for endometriosis No periods for about a year and had one last month half way through pack Just started new pack and period again. Normal?

On minipill for endometriosis No periods for about a year and had one last month half way through pack Just started new pack and period again. Normal?

Normal: The so-called "mini-pill" is a progesterone only pill. Its doesn't give you regular periods; however, most women do occasionally bleed while on this pill. With a regular birth-control pill that has estrogen and progesterone in it, your period is supposed start during the 4th week but with the mini-pill it can happen randomly any time. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is itching after not starting your period after almost a year normal? Sometimes a redish brown fluid.

Is itching after not starting your period after almost a year normal? Sometimes a redish brown fluid.

Those : Those are very concerning symptoms. Please call your doctor for an immediate evaluation. You need a complete gynecological evaluation for not having your period for a year and itching, with an unusual discharge. If you haven't had a pregnancy test then you need one immediately. Please be seen and evaluated for this immediately. ...Read more

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This is the second month not in a row but this year where my period is about a week late once it starts it's a normal 5 day period should I see a dr?

This is the second month not in a row but this year where my period is about a week late once it starts it's a normal 5 day period should I see a dr?

Irregular cycles: Menstrual cycles are often irregular. Most females bleed for 2–7 days. Anovulation causes cycles to be long, but 90% of cycles will be within the range of 21–45 days. Most cycles will be 21-34 days. I would just monitor cycles. DrG ...Read more

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On BCP, bled brown blood one day during time of period. Been on BCP over a year. Normal?

On BCP, bled brown blood one day during time of period. Been on BCP over a year. Normal?

Yes: Because the birth control pills on the market today are contain a low dose of estrogen compared to the progesterone, there is little to make the uterine lining grow so over time there becomes less lining to slough off with a period and periods tend to become shorter and lighter. This is considered to be a non-contraceptive benefit of the pill. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My 12 year old daughter got her first period about 2 months ago and has not had one since, is this normal?

My 12 year old daughter got her first period about 2 months ago and has not had one since, is this normal?

Depends on variables: For the first year or so after starting, girls may not ovulate & if so, their cycles my be irregular. After a year or so, a pattern develops, but this may vary from the monthly pattern most describe. There are other variables but these are the ones you need to discuss with your doc. ...Read more