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Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Probably not: The color of blood in menstruation darkens when the loss of blood is slow or exposed to oxygen for a longer period of time. You may be able to prove this with any fresh blood from a cut, nosebleed etc that is allowed to sit for a little while. It will darken with time. Vaginal ph and bacteria add to the change in color also. ...Read more
Blood: Sounds like you are bleeding from your intestines. Go immediately to the emergency room to make sure you are stable. ...Read more
Last period sep12012 having brown almost black discharge since friday just wiped dark dark almost black with a lil red color ?
Early period: The color of the blood in your menstrual cycle is not useful or relevant. It reflects how long the blood has been sitting inside your uterus or at the back of your vagina. Red is new. Brown or black blood is older and the blood products have started to break down. Menstrual blood color is not something you need to pay attention to. If you are unsure if you are pregnant then check a test today. ...Read more
Can implantation spotting last 8 days or is it breakthrough bleeding (watery light brown w/ tiny dark brown specks)? I'm 4wks2days pregnant.
Saw brown gooey stuff on underwear. Next day was light brownish red bleeding , and now almost period like bleeding. Period was due 8th. Preg?
8 days until period due, heavy brown discharge and light coloured light bleeding with cramps, period or implantation bleeding?
Period started off dark red with small black clots lasting 24 hours then changed to dark brown sticky spotting for 2 days. Implantation bleeding?
No: 'implantation bleeding' is subtle and unpredictable, if it can be interpreted at all. Internet gossip vastly over-emphasizes the idea of 'implantation bleeding.' implantation always happens 6-7 days after fertilization, so that's the only time you could see it. ...Read more
Sexually active.Dark brown light discharge march19to-21.Pregnancy symptoms, like vomiting, sleepy, cravings. Black light mens. Starts april6 up to now
Hey, what is this? 12 days late period white discharge then light bleeding red then spotting, then brown blood?
GYN: You must be examined and have the discharge examined. Abstained sexually until cleared. ...Read more
Spotting 1week after period ended, dark brown and light in early morning-turned heavy and dark red at night.Is it period again, spotting or bleeding?
Light bright red bleeding 5 days before period. Brown discharge 2 days before Heavy yellow discharge with period. Period is light with clots.Neg preg?
Had light brown discharge in underwear. Light period like cramps. 19.5 weeks pregnant. Should I go to ER?
Call your OB now.: I think calling your OB's office now would be better. They expect calls like this and are used to answering them and seeing people quckly if need be. The ER is not as likely to manage your concerns as qucikly because so many more people go to the ER and some will be a lot sicker! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Light brown discharge before my period. Missed period. 2 weeks later heavy brown / red discharge. Problem ?! I'm scared !
Get a pregnancy test: It's possible that you could be pregnant if you missed a period and if you are pregnant, then see an OB/GYN soon to figure out what's going on. You may need an ultrasound. You may be going through a very early miscarriage. Regardless, a pregnancy test is the first step. Good luck! ...Read more