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What does it mean when your menstrual blood turns orange?

What does it mean when your menstrual  blood turns orange?

Nothing: Blood changes color as it oxidizes and begins to break down. It simply reflects how long it has been sitting in the uterus and the back of the vagina. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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What does it mean when my menstrual blood looks reddish orange?

What does it mean when my menstrual blood looks reddish orange?

Nothing in: Particular. Coloration of menstrual blood is not normally of clinical significance. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a person bleeds reddish orange blood during their menstrual and it is associated with mild cramps?

What does it mean if a person bleeds  reddish orange blood during their menstrual and it is associated with mild cramps?

Period blood: Not much. Reddish orange blood just sounds like a variation of normal. And cramps with periods are normal too. If the cramps are bothersome, try taking Ibuprofen 800mg 3 x daily with food. Don't take it if you have a history of ulcers or gastritis. Seek help with a gynecologist if you're still worried. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your menstrual blood turns orange? Started out pink, went red now orange. Pregnant?

NOT Pregnant: If menstruating, you would not be pregnant, and the color of the blood flow has nothing to do with being pregnant. I suspect as the flow becomes more scant, it may look different in color to you. ...Read more

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For some odd reason my menstral blood is more an orange than red.!?

For some odd reason my menstral blood is more an orange than red.!?

Blood is 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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Bright red watery menstrual blood?

Bright red watery menstrual blood?

Color varies: The color of menstrual blood varies and is not usually something we pay a lot of attention to. If your period is coming at the usual time this this is likely your period. If you are also having discharge or signs of infection then see your doctor for testing. ...Read more

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I am now 5 days late and earlier today got a dark orange discharge just once &light pink discharge , no bright red blood or color. Symptoms for 3wks?

I am now 5 days late and earlier today got a dark orange discharge just once &light pink discharge , no bright red blood or color. Symptoms for 3wks?

Pregnancy test: If you had unprotected sex since our last period, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is a new onset of bright watery menstrual blood w minor clotting normal? This is the first time I have been awakened at night by the bleeding through

Is a new onset of bright watery  menstrual blood w minor clotting normal? This is the first time I have been awakened at night by the bleeding through

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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My menstrual is two weeks early. Day one was light day 2 was heavy bright red with multiple blood clots. What does this mean thank you in advance?

Not a true period: A true menstrual period cannot come 14 days after the last period. The recent bleeding could be a hormone imbalance or bleeding from something in the uterus such as fibroids or polyps. The presence of clots suggests heavier than normal bleeding. I would suggest a visit with your obgyn. ...Read more

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Just switched BControl brands, now have bright red:orange blood after period has ended. Is this cause for concern?

Just switched BControl brands, now have bright red:orange blood after period has ended. Is this cause for concern?

Not likely: The color of menstrual blood is not particularly useful. If this occurred after your period you may just be passing the blood left over in the vagina. Monitor and see if it continues over the next cycles. ...Read more

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How long does my menstrual suppose to last after having a baby 6days ago? It's still bright red and some small blood clots.

How long does my menstrual suppose to last after having a baby 6days ago? It's still bright red and some small blood clots.

Up to 6 weeks: You will be bleeding for a while although it should be gradually decreasing. If you try to do too much and get overtired in particular you may notice increased bleeding, in which case you simply need to get more rest. If it still seems excessive to you then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Started menstrual cycle april 6 to april 10 stopped for 5 days and started bleeding bright red blood april 16th i am still bleeding its heavier now?

Started menstrual cycle april 6 to april 10 stopped for 5 days and started bleeding bright red blood april 16th i am still bleeding its heavier now?

Irregular period: Different bleeding patterns are not all that unusual but to be sure make sure you are not pregnant as this could still be a possibility. If the bleeding is heavy you may want to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your period blood to be bright red and heavy on your last day of your menstrual cycle?

Is it normal for your period blood to be bright red and heavy on your last day of your menstrual cycle?

It can be: Color ranges go from brown, maroon, to bright fluorescent red/hot pink, light pink, blood red (hence the name!) the more oxygenated it is, the brighter red it is. Even on the last day of your period. Can be heavy too, although normally it's not. Some people have short heavy periods, others have heavy, then light. So, it's quite individual in reality. ...Read more

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During my period the blood looked bright orange and occasionally there was a little bit of dark yellow with it. Why would it be these colors?

Subjective: The colors you described are somewhat subjective opinion of the menstrual blood. I am sure that doesn't mean anything in particular, so don't get too worried over that. ...Read more