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Brown blood start of period?

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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Black colored blood on the first day of period?

Black colored blood on the first day of period?

Please Clarify: Having a period means you have blood. What is the question here? You are having a period. Sometimes blood is brown, sometimes it is black. And it can be every shade of red between the two. ...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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My period is due in the 10th I got briwn dark blood and period cramps 2days before. The brown blood clotted?

My period is due in the 10th I got briwn dark blood and period cramps  2days before. The brown blood clotted?

This may be: early onset of your period. Dark brown blood usually means that old blood is being cleaned from the uterus . The color of the blood isn't clinically significant. Take care. ...Read more

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After fingering saw lots of brown blood then second day was lots of red blood then 3rd-4th day lightened brown blood. Period? period was due in 3days

Adult words: We are professionals and adults here. Masturbation can cause trauma but this sounds like you have your period. Periods come early and late randomly. ...Read more

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First day of cycle, blood is black. No missed periods, or light cycles. End of cycles usually brown. No changes in day routine. Why black at start?

First day of cycle, blood is black. No missed periods, or light cycles. End of cycles usually brown. No changes in day routine. Why black at start?

Altered blood: Menstrual blood get altered due to admixture with endometrial lining, and fluids in the reproductive tract. It is not abnormal. 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. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Lack of period.then 3 day clotting next month. late period with small moderate amount of clotting.black.brown.water bright red.and pink blood 5days?

Lack of period.then 3 day clotting next month. late period with small moderate amount of clotting.black.brown.water bright red.and pink blood 5days?

Pregnancy Test: When in doubt, it is best to do a pregnancy test. All sexually active girls with abnormal cycle should do a pregnancy test. If negative, then do a menstrual calendar. If the cycles are irregular for longer than 3 months than see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is blood clots normal the first month of pregnancy, and on and off bright red bleeding?

Is blood clots normal the first month of pregnancy, and on and off bright red bleeding?

Common: It is not strictly "normal" but it happens very frequently and all is well. You'd need an actual exam/ eval with a doctor in person to say more, good wishes! ...Read more

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Causes of spoties instead of blood flow during menses?

Causes of spoties instead of blood flow during menses?

You are spotting at: The time you would normally menstruate. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more

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Period due between 5-11 days. Having dark brown discharge with a tint of blood when I wipe.

Period due between 5-11 days. Having dark brown discharge with a tint of blood when I wipe.

That's quite a range: for when you expect your period. You must have an irregular cycle. If you are not using contraception, this type of bleeding may be associated with early pregnancy/implantation. It generally lasts only a few hours and only a small proportion of women experience this. Otherwise, it IS possible this is the beginning of your period. Take a pregnancy test when/if you think you've missed your period. ...Read more

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Dark brown discharge before period starts , lots of cramping and two Negative pregnancy test. Is this normal?

Dark brown discharge before period starts , lots of cramping and two Negative pregnancy test. Is this normal?

Yes: Your symptoms seem to be within the normal range and consistent with residual shedding of the endometrial/uterine lining. ...Read more

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Red and dark brown blood with dark brown clots and brown stringy clots 2 weeks after period was due what is going on?

Red and dark brown blood with dark brown clots and brown stringy clots 2 weeks after period was due what is going on?

Breakthrough bleed: OLd vaginal blood mixed the vaginal and cervical mucous.As you mature this should normalize. If you are worried you will need a pelvic exam and bacterial culture of the discharge. ...Read more

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Early period, cycle about 26 days, brown discharge, then full on blood. This is the third day of blood. Pregnant or implantation?

Early period, cycle about 26 days, brown discharge, then full on blood. This is the third day of blood. Pregnant or implantation?

Probably neither: A woman who has "full on blood" that looks like an early period likely is having an early period. Of course, if next month's period doesn't come, she can do a urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Small dark brown blood spotting on day of expected period, and on and off for three days with pms. Period or implantation bleeding ?

Small dark brown blood spotting on day of expected period, and on and off for three days with pms. Period or implantation bleeding ?

A person can't tell: Wait a few days. A positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that PRIOR spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if she is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex, 1 week after missing a period, or 1 week after having a "weird" period. ...Read more

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Dark blood on day one of period?

Dark blood on day one of period?

Not to fret.: This is likely just older blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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June 5th last day of previous period now its the 20th of june and I have heavy dark blood help please?

June 5th last day of previous period now its the 20th of june and I have heavy dark blood  help please?

Visit GYN: Bleeding mid cycle like that is abnormal and needs to be evaluated. There may be dysynchrony of the endometrium or a polyp causing abnormal bleeding that may need to be removed. Although hormonal imbalance is the most common cause of irregular bleeding and can be easily treated with hormonal therapy (birth control). ...Read more

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I have dark blood at start of period?

I have dark blood at start of period?

Not to worry.: That is just older blood being cleaned from your uterus. ...Read more

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Does a day of dark blood count as a period?

Does a day of dark blood count as a period?

Irregular menses: In birth control pill users, or women using a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD as a method of contraception, or are close to menopause, one day of dark blood can count as a period. If no contraception is being used, it can be a sign of a pregnancy. If you are not using contraception and are sexually active make sure you get a pregnancy test. Light menses can be a sign of an early pregnancy. ...Read more

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What cause you to pass dark blood a week after your period?

Hormones, infections: Abnormal bleeding can be a sign of an infection, changing hormones, a polyp in the uterus or cervix. It is important to have a physical to check for problems. ...Read more

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Period started,2days dark old blood by third day bright red blood. Which should I class as day one? 1st day with dark blood or 1st day with red blood?

Period started,2days dark old blood by third day bright red blood. Which should I class as day one? 1st day with dark blood or 1st day with red blood?

Bright red blood: The first day of the menstrual cycle is also the first day of your menstrual period and that is the very first day you observe bright red blood. Brown spotting is not considered a menstrual period. - See more at: http://www.babymed.com/menstrual-cycle/when-is-the-first-day-of-my-menstrual-cycle-period#sthash.ZXRAjC7f.dpuf ...Read more

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Why do I have dark blood when im on my period?

This is normal: Period bleeding can vary in color depending on how heavy or fast the flow is occurring. More brisk bleeding is bright red, and slower bleeding is darker and even brownish in color. ...Read more

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What does dark blood right before your period mean?

Menstrual spotting: Dark red blood is blood that is bleeding more slowly from the uterus. It has time to combine with oxygen which darkens the color, and sometimes clots. Early spotting is usually normal, and represents the beginning of a cycle, the sluffing off of the uterine lining at a slower rate than mid-cycle where the blood is bright red in color. ...Read more

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Very light period dark blood barely enough for a tampon?

Very light period dark blood barely enough for a tampon?

What is the question: Your period can be affected by many factors. More information and a specific concern is needed... ...Read more

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Whats those it mean when you spot dark blood after period?

Whats those it mean when you spot dark blood after period?

Menstrual spotting: Dark red spotting after a period is very common at the end of a menstrual cycle. The dark color of the blood is a result of a slower rate of bleeding, which then forms clots and then gets expelled from the vagina at a slower rate than at the beginning of the cycle. It usually does not represent anything harmful. If it continues, seek medical consultation to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Is it okay that my period is dark blood the whole time of my cycle?

Is it okay that my period is dark blood the whole time of my cycle?

Blood is Blood: Yes. Of course. Blood is blood. Regardless of the color. ...Read more

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What causes dark blood 3 weeks after my period which gets thinner And redder on day 3?

What causes dark blood 3 weeks after my period which gets thinner And redder on day 3?

Hormonal imbalance: Mid-cycle breakthrough bleeding is not uncommon and is not a cause for concern. 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 or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I've had my period for 2 weeks, but it's been mostly light & it's been dark blood almost dried looking. What is wrong with me?

I've had my period for 2 weeks, but it's been mostly light & it's been dark blood almost dried looking. What is wrong with me?

Common problem : 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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I got my period november 22 and now i got dark blood coming out 2 weeks later december 7 I am 37 years old should I be concerned?

I got my period  november 22  and now i got dark blood coming out 2 weeks later december 7 I am 37 years old should I be concerned?

No : There are many reasons when that can happen however, one episode of midcyle bleeding or irregular bleedding is not too concerning. If it contues for 3 months, you should see a doctor for evaluation for endometrial polp, fibroid, thyroid problem etc. ...Read more

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I had my period two weeks ago and I just got it again today and it's only been one week in between. Dark blood and odd odor right now. ?

I had my period two weeks ago and I just got it again today and it's only been one week in between. Dark blood and odd odor right now. ?

See your doctor: If there is a possibility that you forgot and left a tampon in the vagina, that could cause the odor and dark blood. Otherwise it could be an infection so see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi, i had my period 2 weeks ago, and then i was intimate with my husband 5 days ago, and today i woke up to a dark blood, I've never been early..

Hi, i had my period 2 weeks ago, and then i was intimate with my husband 5 days ago, and today i woke up to a dark blood, I've never been early..

Vaginal bleeding: It is difficult to answer your concerns because : your body may be undergoing some type of stress (cold virus, physical stress like not sleeping enough, emotional stress from daily living, etc...) which could change your cycle dates. It could be irregular vaginal bleeding or something more serious. Please have a pelvic exam & discussion with your GYN physician. Good luck ...Read more