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Left persistent breast swelling & lump,3rd period in 7wks and i now have black\brown period with bright red spotting only when i wipe, age 25.

Left persistent breast swelling & lump,3rd period in 7wks and i now have black\brown period with bright red spotting only when i wipe, age 25.

Possible infection: From your description, these symptoms really require you to see a doctor. Sounds like an infection, but breast swelling is not related to vaginal infections, so it may be several different things going on. See a doctor. ...Read more

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For the past 10 months I have been getting a brown/black period for about 4 days then my regular period starts (red blood/normal) what would cause thi?

For the past 10 months I have been getting a brown/black period for about 4 days then my regular period starts (red blood/normal) what would cause thi?

Probably normal: The brown stuff is old blood that has taken a day or two to work its way out after being expelled from the uterus. IF! your menstrual timing, volume and length of flow is otherwise the same, it is fine. many people experience this after a cycle is over as well. You are probably have a day or two of very light/ low volume bleeding prior to the regular flow starting. ...Read more

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Vaginal spotting in black&brown color last period 5months bak pcos but on no medications?

Vaginal spotting in black&brown color
last period 5months bak
pcos but on no medications?

Expected with PCOS : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. With pcos irregular infrequent periods are the norm. Brown simply means there is old blood presenty. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...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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My period stopped for 5 months now and instead I get black/brown discharges and no period. This has been happening for 5 months now. ?

My period stopped for 5 months now and instead I get black/brown discharges and no period. This has been happening for 5 months now. ?

Common complaint: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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First month on pill. White discharge followed by black, brown & red 6 day period. Tender breasts, sore tummy, bloating. Whats wrong??

First month on pill. White discharge followed by black, brown & red 6 day period. Tender breasts, sore tummy, bloating. Whats wrong??

Nothing: Usual side effects when you first start the pill, monitor, continue as is, if these symptoms are not too bothersome, otherwise contact your provider ...Read more

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Spotting brown/black discharge yesterday.Period not for another 5-6 dys. I have 7 children. Could this discharge be implantation bleeding? On the pill

Spotting brown/black discharge yesterday.Period not for another 5-6 dys. I have 7 children. Could this discharge be implantation bleeding? On the pill

Not likely: Implantation bleeding, although talked a lot on this forum, rarely occurs and is rarely noticeable also the ocp is very effective. If you are spotting it is most likely a change in estrogen. If persists make an appointment with your doctor. Just as a side question did you have implantation bleeding with any of your 7 children? ...Read more