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Black Blood Before Period
Black blood and some small clots for the past three days some small bit of blood in urine never had black blood before period always end?
Needs assessment: 2 things are needed fairly promptly here: 1) a pregnancy test and if positive urgent medical attention and 2) a urinalysis to check no infection. There are a variety of other possibilities including pelvic infection, other urinary tract problem that require examination and tests but rapidly excluding a pregnancy related problem or kidney infection is quite important. All the best. ...Read more
Black "blood" a week before period should start. Sometimes has red mixed in. No pain, no smell. Is this normal? Should I be worried? HELP
Early cycle: Most women have a 28 day menstrual cycle however it is not uncommon for some women to have a 21 day cycle so it's possible that you are having your period 1 week early and that your next might go back to normal. Nothing to worry about right now unless you are in severe pain or bleeding very very heavily. ...Read more
Yes: It's normal to have some spotting before you get your period, especially if you aren't taking any hormones or birth control pills. ...Read more
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
Spotted fresh blood for a week then stared period 3 days later on time. What causes spotted before period? 31 and never spotted before.
Had protected sex month before period. Period was short, blood was dark and brown stuff. Kept stopping a day and starting. What could be wrong?
Period dribbler: Sometimes the lining of the womb comes off irregularly producing the kind of period that you have had. ...Read more
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
Might be early: Depending on the length of your cycle, and when you ovulated, it is possible that you might detect HCG on a blood test at this point. If the test were negative, however, at that point, I would not assume that it was negative. ...Read more
Not to worry.: Black blood is older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the vagina. ...Read more
Mid-cycle spotting?: May be a sign that something isn’t quite right, which may warrant a call or a visit with your gynecologist. Could be associated with any of the following: cervical disorders, implantation (getting pregnant), hormonal products/meds, trauma associated with intercourse, iud, ovulation or lack of it, ovarian cyst and the list goes on. I hope you can see why it's important to speak with your gyn. ...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