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Dark brown blood clot and bleeding after that a week before your regular period?

Dark brown blood clot and  bleeding after that a week before your regular period?

Lots of things : Brown discharge is likely old menstrual blood. Itregular periods is a common problem ob/gyns treat. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. The other symptoms will need separate evaluation. ...Read more

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Dark brown blood after period can I be pregnant after experiancing light pinkish discharge few days before my period ?

Dark brown blood after period can I be pregnant after experiancing light pinkish discharge few days before my period ?

Anything possible: Although, your presentation is not classic for pregnancy at all, anything is possible. If in doubt, take pregnancy test. If negative, don't stress too much, wait for the next period, chances are it will be normal. ...Read more

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Bright red blood with a few clots 3 days before period due?

Bright red blood with a few clots 3 days before period due?

Early: Sounds like the menstrual period is starting early this month. If problematic, may need to see a gynecologist, but probably OK to observe for now. ...Read more

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Dark blood period means pregnant?

Dark blood period means pregnant?

No, it does not.: Dark blood is simply older blood. The fact that you had your period means that you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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I spotted light pink day before my period was due. Then red blood when period was due only needed a light tampon then next day pink blood. Normal?

I spotted light pink day before my period was due. Then red blood when period was due only needed a light tampon then next day pink blood. Normal?

Yes: What you described seems to be within the usual variation in menstrual periods. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What could clear vaginal discharge and bright red blood and blood clot 9 days before period mean? Implantation bleeding or ovulation? 32 day cycle.

What could clear vaginal discharge and bright red blood and blood clot 9 days before period mean? Implantation bleeding or ovulation? 32 day cycle.

Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Late Period 3 days. Slight dark dark red blood when I wipped off. Mornings redish/mucous disrcharge. Usually heavy flow by 2nd 3rd day. Pregnant?

Late Period 3 days. Slight dark dark red blood when I wipped off. Mornings redish/mucous disrcharge.

Usually heavy flow by 2nd 3rd day.
Pregnant?

Maybe not, but...: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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Is missed period and then dark color blood normal?

It could be a late: Period or you may have missed your period. Dark blood means it is old. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or med problem.>. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 2-3 days before early period then blood for 4 days then brown discharge again. Period or implantation?

Brown discharge 2-3 days before early period then blood for 4 days then brown discharge again. Period or implantation?

Sounds like a period: Having 4 days of vaginal bleeding, beginning around the time of an expected menstrual cycle, sounds like a menstrual period. If the next menstrual period doesn't happen as it should, then one can check a urine pregnancy test a week after missing that period. ...Read more

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Dark brown bleeding before period then normal heavy period then light brown bleeding right before period ends. Is this normal? Happens every month

Dark brown bleeding before period then normal heavy period then light brown bleeding right before period ends. Is this normal? Happens every month

Sounds pretty normal: You are describing a fairly normal pattern of the menstrual cycle. If you would like to have shorter and lighter periods there are lots of options that help with that and prevent pregnancy. You can schedule a virtual visit with an Obgyn or see your own locally and go through the various options. ...Read more

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I've had my period twice in one month.. first time dark brown blood.. second time dark blood and cramps?

Back to School: These both cannot be periods. One is an abnormal vaginal bleeding and is not expected and should be investigated by your Gynecologist. Bleeding can represent infections, STDS, Trauma, Cancer, and irregular and abnormal hormones. ...Read more

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Bright red and light brown spotting for about 30 minutes 2 weeks before expected period? Never happened before, ttc

Bright red and light brown spotting  for about 30 minutes 2 weeks before expected period?  Never happened before, ttc

Probably ovulation: Spotting. Spotting at the time of ovulation is normal and not a cause for concern. See this site for suggestions on timing of sex to favor pregnancy. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/how-to-get-pregnant/pr00103. ...Read more