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I have my period dark black and light flow ?

I have my period dark black and light flow ?

Abnormal menses: Sounds like a hormonal glitch if not early pregnancy. Keep track of cycles and get checked if it continues to be abnormal, even if your pregnancy test is negative. ...Read more

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Pcos, no regular cycle since 12yrs okd. Im 25 now. Dark black blood today. Last period 4/2014. Before that 2 yrs 3months.Dont know why its like this?

Pcos, no regular cycle since 12yrs okd. Im 25 now. Dark black blood today. Last period 4/2014. Before that 2 yrs 3months.Dont know why its like this?

See your GYN: You need to see your GYN and talk about cycle regulation. It's important that you have a regular cycle, because if this goes on for several years, it increases the risk of uterine cancer. With PCO, you don't ovulate, so you don't make progesterone. Progesterone protects the uterus against cancer. The easiest way to cycle is with OCPs. If you want pregnancy, you need ovulation induction. ...Read more

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Day 3 of my period i had dark red to black color period and having stomach aches but not cramps. What is happening?

Day 3 of my period i had dark red to black color period and having stomach aches but not cramps. What is happening?

Periods: It is quite common to experience some discomfort from time to time during a period. Many people take Ibuprofen and Tylenol (acetaminophen) for this. If this is a recurring problem for you consider seeing an Obgyn and discuss birth control options that will improve your period. The color of menstrual blood reflects the time it has been sitting in the vagina and is not clinically important. ...Read more

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Dark, almost black spotting 10 days before period.

Dark, almost black spotting 10 days before period.

Ovulation: Often there is some bleeding at the time of ovulation. That blood can be slow to come out. By the time you see the blood it can be very dark or black. Mid cycle bleeding as you describe is usually due to ovulation. If unsure, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Im worried about my fiance's period, this morning she told that her period is dry dark black. Please help me.

Im worried about my fiance's period, this morning she told that her period is dry dark black. Please help me.

Old Blood: This isn't anything to worry about. The blood hasn't made it out in a timely fashion and has turned this color. ...Read more