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Brown discharge instead of period, no blood a lot lighter than usual, slight cramps, normal? Pregnant? I'm 22 and usualy heavy red periods

Brown discharge instead of period, no blood a lot lighter than usual, slight cramps, normal? Pregnant? I'm 22 and usualy heavy red periods

Home pregnancy test: If you are 4-5 days past the date of your expected period, you may do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

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I'm having brown blood discharge instead of my period. I'm 44 yrs old?

I'm having brown blood discharge instead of my period. I'm 44 yrs old?

See your gyn: If it is the time of your regular period, it may just be a light period, part of perimenopausal changes.

If it is not at the time of your period, you may been an endometrial biopsy to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Brown blood instead of normal red period, missed some pills, breast feels fuller but not sore, cramping and fatigue. Can I be pregnant?

Brown blood instead of normal red period, missed some pills, breast feels fuller but not sore, cramping and fatigue. Can I be pregnant?

Can I be pregnant?: Yes. Of course. Every professional from your doctor to the pharmacist has warned you that missing pills can very easily lead to pregnancy. Why are you surprised by this? ...Read more

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Brown discharge with blood instead of a period. Whatsup?

Brown discharge with blood instead of a period. Whatsup?

Sexually active?: If you are sexually active and have not used protection, you could be pregnant. First step is to take a pregnancy test. If the test is negative, and you have not had unprotected sex recently (in the last 10 days), don't worry about it. There are times where women will have an abnormal period. Stress plays a factor. No evaluation is needed until you have had three consecutive abnormal cycle. ...Read more

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I have some brown instead of blood during my period for one week?

I have some brown instead of blood during my period for one week?

Timing?: If its at the regular time then it's just a weird cycle. If its at the wrong time then it's just breakthrough bleeding. If it continues the next few cycles then see your doctor. Brown just means old blood. ...Read more

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I have some brown discharge instead of blood during my period for one week. Should I be worried?

I have some brown discharge instead of blood during my period for one week. Should I be worried?

Probably not: This probably represents simply a very light period and, in the absence of any other symptoms, is probably not cause to worry. A home pregnancy test can reassure that you are not pregnant. If you happen to be on the birth control pill this is completely normal. ...Read more

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I have tiredness and frequent urination, I get brown /red blood instead of my normal period. Could I be pregnant still? Unprotected sex & no bc

Take a test!: Especially if you have not had your regular period in march, it is a good idea to take a home pregnancy test. If you don't want to be pregnant, start using reliable bc. ...Read more

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Can dark brown blood signify a period?

Possibly: Sometimes brown blood may be seen with a period. Sometimes it may occur with implantation. ...Read more

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My whole period has been thick brown blood the past 4 days. Is this normal?

My whole period has been thick brown blood the past 4 days. Is this normal?

For you: A period that has been 4 days of thick brown blood can be normal but the fact that you are asking the question suggests that it is not normal for you. In that case, it could be due to a medication, an illness, or even a pregnancy. A fuller history would be necessary to know. ...Read more

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My wife found dark brown blood 4days before period. What does that indicate?

Fibroid, cyst, pg?: Problems that can cause dark bleeding prior to menses include a fibroid of the uterus, a cyst on an ovary, inflammation of the cervix with or without infection and a pregnancy. She should see a provider and check this out. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have period three days before it's due and the blood is dark brown. ...

Early menses: Menstrual cycles are not always regular for a number of reasons including pregnancy, anovulatory cycle, hormone imbalance, missing a birth control pill, miscarriage, or infection. Dark brown blood occurs when the flow is slow and the blood has time to be oxidized in the vagina. I would check to make sure you are not pregnant. If your next period is irregular I would seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Period 10 days late finally came light but painful for 3 days, 1 day after it ended I had dark brown/black blood?

Period 10 days late finally came light but painful for 3 days, 1 day after it ended I had dark brown/black blood?

Irregular period: Many things cause irregular periods. If you were having unprotected sex it is possible this was a mild miscarriage. It could also be due to normal life stressors. You should reset to a normal period within the next two months. If you miss your next period, take a home pregnancy test. For any other concerns please see you doctor. ...Read more

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I had a painful period that went away for a day and now I have a steady flow of dark brown blood. This isn't normal so what can I do?

I had a painful period that went away for a day and now I have a steady flow of dark brown blood. This isn't normal so what can I do?

Depends: If you were pregnant, see your doctor right away. If you were not pregnant, then nothing to worry. At age 47, menopausae starts and the period is usually irregukar. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood brown?

Why is my period blood brown?

Old blood: Blood starts out red, but when it slows down, sits around in the uterus or vagina for a while, comes out slowly, the color normally becomes brownish... ...Read more

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Why is my period blood always a nasty shadeof brown?

Why is my period blood always a nasty shadeof brown?

Old blood: Blood turns red to brown to black as it ages outside of blood vessels. It is normal. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a two day period with brown colored blood the whole time? I had a full tampon both days. It was just brown instead of red.

Is it normal to have a two day period with brown colored blood the whole time? I had a full tampon both days. It was just brown instead of red.

Tissues sloughing...: The tissue that gets excreted is the endometrium mixed with blood and it tends to be darker on some females...especially your type of short menstrual duration... ...Read more

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Brown blood start of period?

Mostly not a problem: If the period starts with just a little blood, and the blood comes out of the uterus slowly, then the blood will be brown. So this is usually not a problem. However as you get closer to menopause it is more common for the period to change, sometimes start heavy, sometimes with spotting, sometimes go longer or shorter than usual. If you spot for days check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does brown period blood mean?

Brown blood is: Older blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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What causes brown blood during your period?

What causes brown blood during your period?

Normal: Some of the blood gets altered due to admixture with the lining of the uterus that is shed during menstruation. It is a normal thing.
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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How long does brown blood last after period?

Days: Sometimes it can last for 4-5 days. It can be annoying, right, because one has to wear a mini-pad to protect the underwear. Completely normal and not a concern, but quite a nuisance. ...Read more

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Period one week early brown blood and mucus?

Period one week early brown blood and mucus?

Dysmenorrhea: There can be many causes to a bloody, mucous discharge. Of course, if there is any chance you could, be pregnant, that might be one explanation. Certain uterine and cervical infections, as well as uterine polyps can also present this way. There are other causes. I would check with your gynecologist to pinpoint the cause. ...Read more

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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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Is it normal to have brown blood during your period?

Is it normal to have brown blood during your period?

Yes: The blood you see is mostly the old endometrial lining sloughing off, so it will look dark, even brown. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown blood first day of period?

Probably normal: This ahs probably become the new normal for you. If there are any new symptoms or pain, see your doctor. ...Read more

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The blood period is always brown what does that mean?

The blood period is always brown what does that mean?

Probably period: Brown equals old blood. It sounds like that was your period although likely not a normal period for you. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle and preventing pregnancy. ...Read more