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Used pull out method jan 20. Since jan 24 got brown discharge, on&off light blood flow period due jan 31 but still have brown discharge. Pregnant?

Used pull out method jan 20. Since jan 24 got brown discharge, on&off light blood flow period due jan 31 but still have brown discharge. Pregnant?

Pull out "method"?: We used to call the withdrawal method: "pregnancy planning! " the best way to see if you are pregnant is to take a pregnancy test. Follow this up with a good talk with your doctor - about a reliable form of birth control to use in the future. Nobody needs to add this kind of stress to their lives! Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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How can I increase my blood flow in period?

Reason?: Is there a reason why you want to increase the blood flow during your period? Some women just naturally have low flow - and that's normal for them. If you're spotting between periods, then that's another issue, and could possible be helped by birth control. ...Read more

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I had sex the past 3 days and noticed it was painful at some points of intercourse; the next day blood flow started. Period isn't due for next 9 days?

I had sex the past 3 days and noticed it was painful at some points of intercourse; the next day blood flow started. Period isn't due for next 9 days?

Need more info: Any indication of something untoward like pain. Blood flow etc during intercourse should alert you to see your physician especially if this has never happened before. "Murphy's Law" says that if anything can go wrong it will. ...Read more

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What can affect the amount of blood flow during a period??

What can affect the amount of blood flow during a period??

Many things!: Menstrual flow can be altered by a large number of things. Increased blood flow can be due to fibroids, adenomyosis, endometriosis, bleeding/clotting problems, and uterine polyps, increased estrogen, and MANY OTHER things. Be sure to follow-up with your OB/GYN or primary care physician if you are experiencing changes in menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Is there a way to decrease blood flow during your period without birth control?

Is there a way to decrease blood flow during your period without birth control?

No: The amount of flow you have is determined by your own hormone stimulation of the womb and the tissue it builds in response. You don't change that with anything other than competing hormones unless you are ready for a hysterectomy or ablation which ends your ability to get pregnant. ...Read more

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I haven't had sex in 2 months I have fooled around since then. September 2nd dark brown spotting no blood flow yet last period aug 8, pregnant?

I haven't had sex in 2 months I have fooled around since then. September 2nd dark brown spotting no blood flow yet last period aug 8, pregnant?

If you last had: Intercourse two months ago and have had a normal period since then, you should not be pregnant. Dark brown spotting is most likely old blood - so this may just be some preliminary bleeding. ...Read more

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5 mos ago one of my ovaries was removed. I now have painful cramps and heavy blood flow during my period. Also, sex causes me to bleed. Why?

5 mos ago one of my ovaries was removed. I now have painful cramps and heavy blood flow during my period. Also, sex causes me to bleed. Why?

Talk with surgeon?: The cramps and heavy flow might-or-might-not be related to the surgery; bleeding with sex is not related. You should talk with your surgeon for sure about this. ...Read more

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I had dark red spotting and den no blood flow in 4th period after intercourse, the cycle was 2 days late. Am I pregnant? I had low BP and weakness lately

No need to guess: I would say having four monthly menses would be the very definition of not being pregnant. But if you were halfway through a normal pregnancy you would know if you were pregnant. But, if you wonder, the go get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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When counting days for period calender. Brownish discharge after blood flow also counted as period day?

When counting days for period calender. Brownish discharge after blood flow also counted as period day?

It depends on how: Long you bleed. The follicular cycle begins with the first day of your cycle and ends the day before you have an LH surge. Normally 14 days after you start bleeding. Brown discharge can be blood clots that don't slough off until after you have stopped bleeding. It is important to know why you are counting your cycle days. A test for the LH surge is more accurate. ...Read more

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