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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