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Today is my first menstrual period and the blood is dark brown. Is this normal?

Today is my first menstrual period and the blood is dark brown. Is this normal?

Period light first: When you are experiencing the first few days of your period (or sometimes your last), you can have slower rate of bleeding. This can often be seen as just brown blood or lighter bleeding, as opposed to the bright red you're used to. This is common, and nothing to worry about. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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What causes a dark blood flow during menstrual period?

What causes a dark blood flow during menstrual period?

Let me explain: This is simply blood from the lining of your womb that has been present for a day or two before being passed and so which looks darker than the usual fresher blood.

This may come and go, but unless you get any other new symptoms linked to your period – in which case tell your doctor – then I would leave things alone here. ...Read more

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What can cause menstrual period to always only consist of black/clotty blood through the entire cycle? From Day 1 to last day. Has been happening for nearly 2 years.

What can cause menstrual period to always only consist of black/clotty blood through the entire cycle? From Day 1 to last day. Has been happening for nearly 2 years.

Terminology: Do you mean cycle as in, days of menstruation, or days of full female cycle.
Dark blood during a reg period is ok. Dark blood thru full cycle needs to be evaluated promptly. ...Read more

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Can the sperm be washed away by the blood in your menstrual period? For example, you had sex during the 3rd day of your period and you haveaheavyflow.

Can the sperm be washed away by the blood in your menstrual period? For example, you had sex during the 3rd day of your period and you haveaheavyflow.

Can't count on it: Sperm are very good swimmers and are very determined to swim upstream to reach their goal. Kind of like salmon swimming upstream back to their spawning ground. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots during your menstrual period?

What causes blood clots during your menstrual period?

Natrusl clots: Anytime there is bleeding in a healthy individual, there will be clotting. This is a sign of health. ...Read more

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Feel pain during menstrual period and only small amount of blood comes?

Feel pain during menstrual period and only small amount of blood comes?

Vag Bleeding: First check a pregnancy test.
Abnormal vaginal bleeding has many possible causes. By itself, it does not necessarily indicate a serious condition. But if you are having extreme pain that is unusual for you, you should see your GYN doctor.

http://www. Webmd. Com/women/tc/abnormal-vaginal-bleeding-topic-overview#1 ...Read more

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What could cause abnormal blood clots in my menstrual period?

What could cause abnormal blood clots in my menstrual period?

Depends: If you have heavy flow with clots some thing is irritating the lining (endometrium), like fibroids, displaced iud etc, see your gyn doctor for cause and treatment will prevent it. ...Read more

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Is it true that useing tamponds will give u less blood during your menstrual period?

Is it true that useing tamponds will give u less blood during your menstrual period?

Myths: No. But you may perceive less blood because you do not appreciate how much the tampon has absorbed. Feminine hygiene products do not change the menses or menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Menstrual period blood only coming out when I pee, what's happening?

Menstrual period blood only coming out when I pee, what's happening?

It may be that the: Pressure induced to urinate is also forcing blood out of your vaginal vault. ...Read more

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What is a blood clot in consideration of a menstrual period? I have my period and I fainted yesterday, my mum said its probably a blood clot?

What is a blood clot in consideration of a menstrual period? I have my period and I fainted yesterday, my mum said its probably a blood clot?

Clotting: Women tend to pass clots frequently during their periods. I doubt you fainted due to that. There may have been another reason. If you're known to have heavy periods, it is advisable to be checked for anemia to make sure you don't have that. ...Read more

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How much blood is typically lost during a single menstrual period?

Menstrual bleeding: The average blood lost in a normal menstrual period is 30 ml, or about 2 teaspoons. A heavy period is defined as 80 ml (about 2 tablespoons) or greater. ...Read more

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My menstrual period is always a lot and very painful. This month, it barely bled and I had no pain and my blood was brown. Is this normal?

My menstrual period is always a lot and very painful. This month, it barely bled and I had no pain and my blood was brown. Is this normal?

Black = old blood: The color of the blood in your menstrual cycle is not useful or relevant. It reflects how long the blood has been sitting inside your uterus or at the back of your vagina. Red is new. Brown or black blood is older and the blood products have started to break down. Menstrual blood color is not something you need to pay attention to. If your cycles are heavy consider birth control for regulation. ...Read more

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Is it normal in the middle of menstrual period to not have any blood for over 12 hours and then have bright red blood again?

Normal: Many women will have skips in their cycle. They will bleed a few days, stop, and then continue bleeding. It can be aggravating socially, but it is not harmful. ...Read more

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