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Had period for 3 days instead of 5 and on the 4day it wasn't blood it was black, can u tell me why this is so?

Probably normal: Menstrual flow can vary from month to month. So having a 3 day menstrual flow instead of 5 is normal. Also having black flow is normal. Black just means that your normal menstrual blood clotted. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Period 10 days late finally came light but painful for 3 days, 1 day after it ended I had dark brown/black blood?

Period 10 days late finally came light but painful for 3 days, 1 day after it ended I had dark brown/black blood?

Irregular period: Many things cause irregular periods. If you were having unprotected sex it is possible this was a mild miscarriage. It could also be due to normal life stressors. You should reset to a normal period within the next two months. If you miss your next period, take a home pregnancy test. For any other concerns please see you doctor. ...Read more

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I just get my maturation period last 26 of december 2011.And again I get januarary 5 2012. How it heppen/? Black blood is comming

I just get my maturation period last 26 of december 2011.And again I get januarary 5 2012. How it heppen/? Black blood is comming

If: If your menstrual periods were previously regular, common causes of irregular bleeding are anovulation and pregnancy. If a pregnancy test is negative you may not have ovulated or have ovulated later in the cycle. ...Read more

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Is it bad if your period blood is black?

Doubtful: Dark menstrual blood is usually indicative of older blood - blood that has remained on the uterus of vagina longer. It is usually not very heavy.
Changes to your menstrual cycles are common as women get closer to menopause.
Significant changes in your menstrual cycle should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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How come I have black blood before my period?

This could be the: Initiation of your period. The black blood may be a combination of de-oxygenated old blood with sloughed endometrial tissue. ...Read more

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My period blood is black and thick why is that?

My period blood is black and thick why is that?

Old blood: Get a GYN evaluation and a pelvic exam. This sounds like old vaginal blood mixed with mucous. ...Read more

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Black colored blood on the first day of period?

Black colored blood on the first day of period?

Please Clarify: Having a period means you have blood. What is the question here? You are having a period.

Sometimes blood is brown, sometimes it is black. And it can be every shade of red between the two. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pass black blood on your period?

Is it normal to pass black blood on your period?

Very common: This is especially common in women who are on birth control pills and as a result have much lighter periods. ...Read more

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I'm seeing black blood 2nd day of period. What's this mean?

I'm seeing black blood 2nd day of period. What's this mean?

Not to worry.: Black blood is older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the vagina. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have your period, but you blood comes out blackish-brownish?

What does it mean when you have your period, but you blood comes out blackish-brownish?

The blood is: Likely old and deoxygenated. Don't worry - the color of menstrual blood isn't normally clinically significant. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you start your period and your blood is a dark brown almost black color?

What does it mean when you start your period and your blood is a dark brown almost black color?

Old blood: The color of your blood solely depends on how long it's been since it was shed from your endometrium, or lining of your uterus. Dark brown blood solely means that the blood has left the lining awhile ago. This is typical and normal at the beginning and end of one's cycle. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you start your period and your blood is a dark brown almost black color?

What does it mean when you start your period and your blood is a dark brown almost black color?

Old Blood: This is more common when changing hormonal contraception or from endometrium that didn't shed with the previous cycle. Old endometrium or old blood is darker, often stickier & is not a problem unless it persists. After 3 similar menstrual cycles with dark black blood, see your gyn for an eval. Take care. ...Read more

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I am having what seems like a period in between my periods and it's dark brown black blood. What is this?

Anovulation: You've had a cycle in which the ovary failed to release an egg. This disrupts the usual hormone levels and causes the cycle to be abnormal. ...Read more

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On the first day of period (for the past 2 cycles) the blood has looked a dark brown (almost black) color. Should I be concerned?

On the first day of period (for the past 2 cycles) the blood has looked a dark brown (almost black) color. Should I be concerned?

No: Dark blood just mean that its old. May be the period started when you were sleeping, so the blood wasn't releasing from your body. ...Read more

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Why would my on time period be starting out with a foul smelling dark brown to black blood/discharge that doesn't entirely fill my pad. Old blood?

Why would my on time period be starting out with a foul smelling dark brown to black blood/discharge that doesn't entirely fill my pad. Old blood?

Dark period: It could sometimes there is variation in the period, it could start dark and go to regular bleeding. If it persists for more that 102 days check a urine /blood HCG and seek medical attention ...Read more

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This period was strange, black stringy sticky clots. Lasted 2 days and then for 2 days a tiny bit of blood and clot was found, never had this before?

Could be normal: If your periods are irregular, it might be a sign of hormonal problems. There is also a chance this was an early miscarriage. It might also be normal: sometimes a period is just different. Talk with your gynecologist if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Why do I have black blood after my period?

Old blood: Black blood is just old blood. It's normal and not worrisome to have some old looking blood at the end of the period. ...Read more

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What causes black blood when I start my period?

What causes black blood when I start my period?

Hormone dysfunction: If there is luteal phase defect and Progesterone deficiency this can cause brownish/blackish discharge. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood black for the first 2 days?

Why is my period blood black for the first 2 days?

See your doctor: Brown/black discharge is typically light bleeding. There are lots of causes of such bleeding, including pregnancy, stds, other infections, polyps, or fibroids. Mathis can also happen with birth control pills. You should see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Why is the blood at the end of my period almost black?

Why is the blood at the end of my period almost black?

Oxygen: As blood ages it loses it's oxygen content and the iron in the hemoglobin can look black or brown. ...Read more

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Why am I spotting black blood 2days after my period?

Why am I spotting black blood 2days after my period?

A little spotting?: A doctor may check to look for a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their mucus discharge or of their periods, have spotting, or miss a period on occasion (due to changes in hormones). If symptoms are persistent, recurrent, or worrisome, an ob-gyn appointment may be a good idea. ...Read more

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My period blood has been black for 5 days now. What does this mean?

My period blood has been black for 5 days now. What does this mean?

Let me explain: Sometimes you may notice that your menstrual blood becomes dark brown or almost black as you near the end of your period. This is a normal color change. It happens when the blood is older and not being expelled from the body quickly. ...Read more

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What can cause brown/black blood every period, sometimes swollen and blood during sex?

What can cause brown/black blood every period, sometimes swollen and blood during sex?

Normal: It's normal to have brown/black blood every period. Darker blood is just older blood. The uterus not evacuating quickly when there's blood there. You didn't say what was swollen, so hard to answer that part of question. And blood during sex would be normal during period. If not on period, could be from cervix or uterus. If cervix, make sure pap utd. If uterus, can be polyp or fibroid. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a girl has a period for two days and the blood was blackish color?

What does it mean if a girl has a period for two days and the blood was blackish color?

No cause for alarm: Black or brown discoloration, is commonly a result of
long menstrual period. The blood has become oxidized thereby causing the change in the color. ...Read more

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My period started a week early and was normal but for 4 weeks nor I been passing brownish black blood?

My period started a week early and was normal but for 4 weeks nor I been passing brownish black blood?

Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age (if approaching menopause?), nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). See your GYN for help control ...Read more

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I started my period on saturday and the blood that comes out is dark brown almost black, is that normal?

Yes, it is normal.: The dark blood is older blood that is being cleaned out of the vagina. ...Read more