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Bright Red Watery Menstrual Blood
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
A day after having protected sex I started bleeding bright red watery blood and it has been consistent for 2 days now. What is going on?
What does it mean when your period is light and watery...But the blood is bright red and I was 4 days late?
Pregnancy?: This could be a sign of pregnancy - if for any reason this is possible, check a pregnancy test. Otherwise, if this is in the setting of regular cycles, you could observe for now. If it recurred, then get in to see an ob/gyn. ...Read more
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
Had my last period 20 days ago which was light, now having bright red watery periods and had gush of heavy blood coming out 2 times. Today is 7th day.
Perimenopause?: You are at an age where the change may be winding up. This can cause major changes in menstrual patterns. Usually it is all a normal. When bleeding gets heavy (using a pad or tampon every hour or less) it is time to get checked out by your Family Doc or GYN. First you need to know if you are anemic or low in iron from heavy bleeding. then your provider will determine if further tests are needed. ...Read more
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
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
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
Took plan B 2 months ago, started what I think is my period today (not on cycle). The blood is bright red but watery. Is this normal?
Maybe: Plan B is suppose to prevent implantation. Have you had a period since you took it? If not, this could well be a miscarriage because the Plan B didn't prevent the pregnancy but did enough to lead to a miscarriage. If the bleeding becomes very heavy and you are passing clots or if it lasts more than 7 days you need to see a doctor. ...Read more
I'm 36yr old and have noticed my last 2 menstrual cycles have been more watery. My menses is not bright red like before its reddish watery like. Why?
Many options: There are multiple options for heavy periods. 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
Menstrual this month has been 5 days of bright red blood, still menstruating. On orsythia would could be wrong. Preg or Cancer?
Hi, I have suddenly started bleeding bright red blood from my vagina after being touched. There was a lot of watery very bright red blood at first but has slowed down a lot now but still spotting this has been going on for over 20 minutes?
See below: The uterine lining (endometrium) can be easily destabilized, and having sex can prompt spotting or breakthough bleeding. Some women will have this type of spotting if sex occurs during ovulation or right before menstrual flow is ready to begin. Certain medical conditions can also cause this bleeding including: cervical or uterine polyps, cervicitis and other causes SEE>http://bit. Ly/1y7Ckai ...Read more
Poked a bump under skin with a pin on my buttcheek last night. Today, I pinched it and some bright red blood with watery fluid discharged. About an inch diameter, feels like a swelled ball under skin. I'm worried because its blood and not pus. Help?
My period is 11 days late, neg pt, started to bleed during sex, now its watery bright red blood... Could I be preg? Is there something bad going on?
Not pregnant: Given you keep asking us this question it is time for you to sign off of health tap and to go get a pregnancy test. Bring us back the results. All answers to your question will depend on the results of the test. ...Read more
Missed period dec5. Watery redblood dec13. Heavy bright red dec13-14. Stopped! 18hrs later red blood when wiped. 18hrs later brown when wiped. Prego?
Had some thin, watery CM with streaks of bright red blood one time today. Finished provera (medroxyprogesterone) 6 days ago but no period yet. What's going on?
I have a yeast infection on top of being on my period. I usually have very dark menstrual blood but now it's bright red. Something wrong?
Depends on cycle: You didn't state what part of your menstrual cycle you're at, and often times color ranges that are normal, are bright red to maroon. Make sure to take care of your yeast infection if your cycle is done, and if you have them frequently, you have to see your gyn to have it evaluated further. ...Read more
Severe Menstrual cramps, bright pink to dark red blood but not much discharge. Do have clots. Period due 8 of Nov. Period or Implantation?
Sounds like a: Period. Bleeding doesn't usually occur with implantation and when it does - the amount of blood is minuscule. Take care. ...Read more
Can a follicular cyst in the right ovary cause bright red long and watery periods and 2 days of just spotting light red watery blood? Hcg is 1
2 months I have been having bowel movements triple the amount daily, stools are very watery always and bright red blood drips and appears on tissue.?
Bright red blood in stools my wife got bright red blood in stools this morning. She says this is the first time she saw blood in her stools. Does she need to see physician right away? She is on medication metformin 500 mg (for irregular menstrual cycle), s
YES, right away: Blood in the stool always could be serious, and should be evaluated by your primary care physician or the emergency room TODAY. ...Read more
I bled for over a month but, spotting brown. After that I started again but, watery red blood. Is that normal?
No, it's not normal.: It really does sound like a doctor needs to examine you and decide if any tests are needed. Happily, you don't mention pain, but it is still important to get it addressed. Guessing the cause is silly. Finding out is smart. I hope it's a minor thing and can be gotten under control easily. Best! ...Read more
My menstrual blood is changing colors from light red and then dark or even a brownish color, why?
Periods: Bright red blood is usually fresh bleeding. With the color changing to dark and then brownish this indicates old blood. ...Read more
Can a menstrual contain brownish-red blood on the 2nd and 3rd day? Is it normal? Total period was around 4 days
Period: It sounds like you are experiencing a normal variation in your periods. It does not sound like there is anything to worry about. ...Read more
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