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Dark Blood Beginning 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My period is due in the 10th I got briwn dark blood and period cramps 2days before. The brown blood clotted?
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
May be normal: It may be normal red string of blood during first two days of periods. ...Read more
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
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?
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
Trying to concieve. Period 4 days late had small amount of dark blood yesterday, now more dark blood with some red blood. Pregnant?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had sex on 9th and period came on expected date 17&18 but bright red and dark brown in color, usual period is dark red.Am i pregnant?
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
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
Red and dark brown blood with dark brown clots and brown stringy clots 2 weeks after period was due what is going on?
Early period, cycle about 26 days, brown discharge, then full on blood. This is the third day of blood. Pregnant or implantation?
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
What is the question: Your period can be affected by many factors. More information and a specific concern is needed... ...Read more
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
Spotting: Check with your doctor to rule out possible vaginal infection. ...Read more
Blood is Blood: Yes. Of course. Blood is blood. Regardless of the color. ...Read more
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
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
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 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
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
I get my period every other month, and it's pretty heavy. But it came the other month this time and is very light with very dark blood, is it normal?
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