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Was having sex and stopped cuz I got bloody. I put a tampon in to see I was very light and  brown blood . Why did I look so bloody during sex ?

Was having sex and stopped cuz I got bloody. I put a tampon in to see I was very light and  brown blood . Why did I look so bloody during sex ?

Recent blood: The bleeding looked worse immediately because it was just coming out. Later, you didn't have any fresh flow so it just looked brown. Unless you're having sex right around your period, it isn't normal to have bleeding with sex. You should see your doctor to get checked for infection or other problems with the cervix, vagina or uterus. ...Read more

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Unusual light/short period.2 days.But when I wiped a couple times,tissue was bloody?But not a lot on pad or tampon.Spotting or period?

Unusual light/short period.2 days.But when I wiped a couple times,tissue was bloody?But not a lot on pad or tampon.Spotting or period?

Short period: If sexually active get a pregnancy test urine and if negative blood. implantation may look like a period. if all negative consider a sonogram. All that said there is some variation in periods. ...Read more

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The last 5 days my period has only been bright red bloody cervical mucus. Never needed a tampon or filled up a pad. Normal light period?

The last 5 days my period has only been bright red bloody cervical mucus. Never needed a tampon or filled up a pad. Normal light period?

Irregular periods: 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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When in the period cycle should someone begin using tampons? When they notice a little bloody discharge or later when it is mostly blood?

When in the period cycle should someone begin using tampons?      When they notice a little bloody discharge or later when it is mostly blood?

Menstrual period: Using tampons or pads during your menstrual cycle its a matter of personal preference. If you expect your period every 28 days you can start using pads the day before just to be ready, however there are patients who has unscheduled bleeding and in those cases its very unpredictable. It depends on how regular you are. ...Read more