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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

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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Menstrual blood colour?

Menstrual blood colour?

Varies: Menstrual blood color varies from bright red to black. The older the blood the darker the color in general. However, at 57 if you are having bleeding, its likely time to see a gynecologist to see is endometrial hyperplasia or worse. ...Read more

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Bright red blood but not period?

Bright red blood but not period?

This could be: Break through bleeding related to hormonal imbalances. ...Read more

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Will implantation bleeding accompanied red blood clots?

Will implantation bleeding accompanied red blood clots?

Very doubtful: Bleeding with implantation is not the norm. When it does occur, there is usually a miniscule amount of blood (not clots). ...Read more

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Light brown period and red blood together normal.?

Light brown period and red blood together  normal.?

Light Period: This seems not to be a typical period for you. If you are sexually active, i would get this checked out for pregnancy and infection. If you are not sexually active, i would consider seeing a gynecologist or your doctor if this is not a typical pattern and especially if it seems to repeat. Light periods with brown spotting can happen otherwise. ...Read more

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Bright red non period bleeding mean?

Bright red non period bleeding mean?

More details needed: Any irregular or excessive bleeding that is different from what you usually experience should be discussed with a doctor. It might be a normal process related to aging or weight gain, but you want to make sure that it isn't anything worse, like an infection or cancer. Start tracking your bleeding on a calendar to help your doctor understand what's going on. ...Read more

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What causes bright red blood in stool?

What causes bright red blood in stool?

Bleeding: Not much else besides bleeding. If bright red blood, you need to see your doctor. Most likely cause is hemorrhoids. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Bright red spotting and small clots symptoms of implantation bleeding?

Bright red spotting and small clots symptoms of implantation bleeding?

Probably breakthru: 'implantation bleeding' is subtle and unpredictable, if it can be interpreted at all. Internet gossip over-emphasizes the idea of 'implantation bleeding.' ...Read more

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What causes bright red blood after intercourse?

What causes bright red blood after intercourse?

Cervical: Need to do a good vaginal exam and exam the cervix. If over 21...Get a pap... ...Read more

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Normal period on the 10th. Brown spotting yesterday. Light flow of fresh bright red blood. Neg. Hpt?

Normal period on the 10th. Brown spotting yesterday. Light flow of fresh bright red blood. Neg. Hpt?

Irregular period: 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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Bright red blood on toilet paper?

Bright red blood on toilet paper?

Rectum/lower colon: Red blood means the source is near the end of the GI tract. Hemriods (sp=phonetic) r a common cause. Internal hemmie's r 1's u can't c. U r about due 4 a colonoscopy. C a lower GI md & schedule 1 and it will give u the answer. ...Read more

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Dark brown blood cramps no period?

Dark brown blood: Can be old, deoxygenated blood - this may be your period. ...Read more

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Light menses bright red blood, is it ectopic pregnancy?

Light menses bright red blood, is it ectopic pregnancy?

First step: Is always are you pregnant? Do a hpt and find out, if negative it's not ectopic. If positive discuss with your doctor or a good obg. ...Read more

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Bleeding bright red blood a week after my period?

Bleeding bright red blood a week after my period?

Change your pill: Hopefully you are on a birth control pill. If so, we are in business. Every pill has a ratio of estrogen to progesterone. It can be 70:30 or it can be 20:80. The trick is to figure out what your body runs on the best. In your case, you need a pill with more estrogen to lend more support to the building lining - it is shedding too soon. Talk to your fp about a higher-estrogen mix in your pill. ...Read more

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My menstrual blood is light red and slimy. Why?

Not certain: But menstrual color is not normally clinically significant. ...Read more

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What does very dark red blood in menstrual cycle mean?

What does very dark red blood in menstrual cycle mean?

Normal: Menstrual blood is not pure blood. It is both arterial and venous and it is also mixed in with the sloughing endometrium (the inner uterine lining). That's why it has the appearance you describe. ...Read more

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