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Black Blood At Beginning Of Period
All that means is: That the blood is old and deoxygenated. Don't worry. ...Read more
?: Is this a change for you? Could just be old blood ...Read more
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
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
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
Not to worry.: Black blood is older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the vagina. ...Read more
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
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
I had a baby almost 7 weeks ago, and today I started what I thought was a period, but the blood is black. Why is that?
Can happen: Monitor, if no other symptoms, no concern ...Read more
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
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?
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?
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
It is likely: Old, deoxygenated blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
This is some left: Over, old, oxidize blood being released.Get a more detailed answer ›
Old blood: Red blood turns dark when it is old and oxidizes ...Read more
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
What does it mean if u are having a really heavy period and its like really dark red to black blood?
Normal: Darker flows can be normal for some women. Old blood is usually darker. ...Read more
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
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