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I have black period blood at beginning of cycle with clots in it have had problems with cysts before and two removed could it be another cyst causing?

I have black period blood at beginning of cycle with clots in it have had problems with cysts before and two removed could it be another cyst causing?

Unlikely: dark blood signifies old blood while fresh blood appears more red. As long as the bleeding is not heavy, its ok. The color shouldnt be an issue. ...Read more

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What could cause black thick period blood w/ clots? It is so thick I have to put tp in my vagina to clean it out. This has been happening for 3 mo.

What could cause black thick period blood w/ clots? It is so thick I have to put tp in my vagina to clean it out. This has been happening for 3 mo.

Heavy periods: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. ...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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Had raw sex on fertile day ovulation day was 3 days later nipples extra sore spotting black blood period due in 5 days i'm not pregnant right?

Had raw sex on fertile day ovulation day was 3 days later nipples extra sore spotting black blood period due in 5 days i'm not pregnant right?

Can't tell you if : You're pregnant. 3 days after sex is too early to be experiencing classic pregnancy symptoms (they don't start until after you miss a period).Black blood usually means older blood. If by raw sex you mean aggressive sex, you could have sustained an injury w resultant bleeding. Bottom line is that you are certainly at risk for pregnancy. Encourage you to take a pregnancy test if you period is late. ...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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I started my period with black blood and the black blood has continued for 7 days. Should i seek medical help?

I started my period with black blood and the black blood has continued for 7 days. Should i seek medical help?

Black = old blood: 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 your cycles are heavy consider birth control for regulation. ...Read more

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Why is 90 percent of my period stringy black brown blood. If not all of it (which is what happens most of the time) it doesn't feel normal.

Why is 90 percent of my period stringy black brown blood. If not all of it (which is what happens most of the time) it doesn't feel normal.

Hormone imbalance?: The abnormal flow and consistency of your menstrual blood suggests that you aren't completely shedding the menstrual lining during your period. Normal menstrual cycles require a very orchestrated interplay of reproductive hormones. If there's an imbalance of these hormones, menstrual irregularities and abnormalities can occur. Please see your gynecologist about this. ...Read more