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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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Bright red blood requiring a tampon/pad. Started 5 days after period ended. Has lasted over 6 days and counting.

Bright red blood requiring a tampon/pad. Started 5 days after period ended. Has lasted over 6 days and counting.

Irregular cycle: This is most likely just an irregular period. At 41, it is common to have irregular period cycles and are often part of the 'peri menopause' phase before menopause. Menopause is one full year with no period. Peri-menopause is that transition time and periods often become frequent and / or irregular. Did you do a pregnancy test? Talk to your doctor about starting hormones to help. ...Read more

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Just switched BControl brands, now have bright red:orange blood after period has ended. Is this cause for concern?

Just switched BControl brands, now have bright red:orange blood after period has ended. Is this cause for concern?

Not likely: The color of menstrual blood is not particularly useful. If this occurred after your period you may just be passing the blood left over in the vagina. Monitor and see if it continues over the next cycles. ...Read more

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What's those it mean when you spot dark blood after period?

What's 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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What does dark red period blood mean?

What does dark red period blood mean?

Old blood: This dark blood is not new bleeding, the uterus is just getting rid of old bleeding. ...Read more

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What causes period blood to be really dark red?

What causes period blood to be really dark red?

Normal: Cycle flow, if not heavy is blood that has clotted inside the uterine cavity, then the clot dissolves, prior to passing through cervix, dark blood.

If clots are passing prior to dissolving this indicates a heavy faster flow, not normal. Bright red blood can also be a sign of flow that is too heavy or rapid. ...Read more

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Is bleeding only brown and light red blood for 5 days considered a period? Normally they are heavy and dark red

Is bleeding only brown and light red blood for 5 days considered a period? Normally they are heavy and dark red

Irregular period: It sounds like you are having an irregular period. It does not sound like anything to worry about at this point. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown blood at the beginning of your period then have it get a dark red? No sex in three months.

Is it normal to have brown blood at the beginning of your period then have it get a dark red? No sex in three months.

Brown menses: Yes. This is completely normal. Initially, the blood at the beginning of your menses will often be brown. This is the color of old blood. As your period progresses more fresh blood (or bright red blood) will be passed. This is completely normal and unrelated to intercourse. You've no reason to abstain, unless this is your preference. ...Read more

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Dark brown blood first two days of period, then bright red with very large clots. What is going on? This is every month.

Dark brown blood first two days of period, then bright red with very large clots. What is going on? This is every month.

This can be common: It is not uncommon to have dark brown blood at the beginning of a period b/c this is usually old blood/tissue. Once the period gets going and the uterine lining is shed, the blood will look brighter and have larger clots. If this is a change in your period, then speak with your doctor as to the cause of this change. Sometimes periods are too heavy and cause anemia due to the excess blood loss. ...Read more

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Period came early and lasted a few days longer than usual, also bright red blood on last few days of period. Usually dark period blood? Help!

Period came early and lasted a few days longer than usual, also bright red blood on last few days of period. Usually dark period blood? Help!

Normal cycles come every 21-35 days.: If blood comes out of your vagina in a different pattern then your cycles are not normal. If this is one time problem it may resolves on its own. If recurring then 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 to regulate the cycle. ...Read more

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No prriod last minth and this month I spotted 2 weeks then a week after spotting I had one day period dark red blood? What could this be or mean

No prriod last minth and this month I spotted 2 weeks then a week after spotting I had one day period dark red blood? What could this be or mean

Irregular bleeding: Need to get a pregnancy test as this could be associated with pregnancy issues. Need to see a gynecologist to rule out ovarian cyst etc. If all negative most likely dysfunctional bleeding associated with not ovulating ...Read more

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Is it normal to have dark brown blood at the beginning of your period? When I wipe its usually bright red but on my pad it is really dark brown.

Is it normal to have dark brown blood at the beginning of your period? When I wipe its usually bright red but on my pad it is really dark brown.

Oxidation: Blood got through a chemical process called oxidation. This is the how blood chemically breaks down. The older it is the darker it will be. The color is not significant. ...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 is my period blood a shiny murky dark kinda but brightish red? Am I fertile or something?

Why is my period blood a shiny murky dark kinda but brightish red? Am I fertile or something?

Period: If you're on your period, that means your chance of pregnancy at this time is 0. As far as fertility goes, you are fertile as long as you ovulate. Shiny murky brightish red color of your bleeding may be normal. ...Read more

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Period starting heavy with dark brown blood for past 2 cycles. Is this normal? Usually starts off red.

Period starting heavy with dark brown blood for past 2 cycles. Is this normal? Usually starts off red.

Period change: If it is regular and not too heavy then it would be considered normal pattern, even if the character of the flow is different. Many things can affect the shedding of the uterine lining each month. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant if period is a week late and the blood is dark red and brown?

Can you be pregnant if period is a week late and the blood is dark red and brown?

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. Since you had a period it seems very unlikely. ...Read more

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My period blood is dark like a really dark red and this is the second month it's been dark, is this normal?

You may want: To check with a healthcare provider re: possibility of anemia. Changes to the appearance of your blood can be attributed to amount of hemoglobin in your blood, or clotting that may cause darker color. In the case of clotting, an increase in the total amount of menstrual bleeding will generally lead to darker color blood since it tends to stay longer in the uterus and thus changes color. ...Read more

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Period blood is dark heavy and mucus like. Is that normal? I find on my pad like a big red soft jelly form of blood first time.

Period blood is dark heavy and mucus like. Is that normal? I find on my pad like a big red soft jelly form of blood first time.

Periods: It sounds like you are describing clotted blood which can be normal if you are having a heavy period. As long as you are not bleeding excessively or passing large amounts of clots then you can just observe. If it worsens then you should follow up with your GYN or primary care doctor for further testing. ...Read more

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No period from 4/13/17 until 8/23/17. Not pg, but very highly stressed. Why is the blood still mostly dark brown with some red?

No period from 4/13/17 until 8/23/17. Not pg, but very highly stressed. Why is the blood still mostly dark brown with some red?

See your provider: Changes in menstruation should be brought to your provider's attention for further work up. Other things such as thyroid disease and others (including stress) can affect menstruation but should be addressed with you personal physician. ...Read more

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Get my period for one day then it goes away and then returns 2days later? Red blood the first day then dark brown blood what is going on

Get my period for one day then it goes away and then returns 2days later? Red blood the first day then dark brown blood what is going on

Menses: The pattern you describe is a very common and normal one. A lot of women bleed for a day or two then have old blood after 1-2 days of stopping. Nothing to be concerned about ...Read more

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I got my period yesterday for the first time since december 25th and today the blood is a really dark red colour, almost black. Is this normal?

I got my period yesterday for the first time since december 25th and today the blood is a really dark red colour, almost black. Is this normal?

Old blood: Black is old blood. If your period hasn't come since december, it would be a good idea to check a pregnancy test if you've been having sex. If it's negative, seeing a doctor to figure out the cause of the skipped periods would be helpful. ...Read more

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I had a dark brown period with only a few tinges of light red blood and this only lasted 2 days my period lasts normally 5-7 should I be concerned?

I had a dark brown period with only a few tinges of light red blood and this only lasted 2 days my period lasts normally 5-7 should I be concerned?

Irregular Menses: It is common for young women to occasionally have their periods last longer/shorter, come early/late or miss them all together. If u had unprotected sex w/i past month, check pregnancy test. If irregular periods persist > 2 mos, see ur clinician. If ur sexually active, and don't desire pregnancy, consider hormonal contraception, which can regulate your cycles while preventing unintended pregnancy ...Read more

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Hey I had an emergency d&c done on aug 31 but on sept14 I started seeing bright red blood and now its dark to brown. Is this my period or something??

Hey I had an emergency d&c done on aug 31 but on sept14 I started seeing bright red blood and now its dark to brown. Is this my period or something??

Could be: A missing important piece of information is why did you have to have an emergency D and C. That is important in understanding why bleeding is occurring now. Also your doctor will have a pathology report from the surgery and can verify what if any abnormalities were found. Schedule a follow up visit to go over those results. ...Read more

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Hi the past two montha my period has been extremely light and only dark brown blood....my periid are never really heavy but always conaistant and red?

Hi the past two montha my period has been extremely light and only dark brown blood....my periid are never really heavy but always conaistant and red?

Light Menses: If your periods are lighter than usual, You may be pregnant, so perform a pregnancy test. If you're taking oral contraceptives, the menses frequently become lighter.
The blood changes from red to brown to black due to the acidic environment of the vagina and the length of time the blood is in the vagina. See your MD if further issues. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 16 I have a question about my period I tried to type it all but it wouldn't let me Dark brown and red blood medium flow unprctd sex 2wks ago?

Hi I'm 16 I have a question about my period I tried to type it all but it wouldn't let me Dark brown and red blood medium flow unprctd sex 2wks ago?

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'm a total of 15 days late for my period, two days ago noticed very light pink blood only when wiping, today its a little darker red but still light?

I'm a total of 15 days late for my period, two days ago noticed very light pink blood only when wiping, today its a little darker red but still light?

Sounds like a period: If you were late and now you are bleeding it sounds like this is your period..., even if it is light. An abnormal period from time to time is quite common and usually resolves on its own. If you frequently have abnormal periods consider birth control for cycle regulation. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more