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Can a menstrual contain brownish-red blood on the 2nd and 3rd day? is it normal? total period was around 4 days

Can a menstrual contain brownish-red blood on the 2nd and 3rd day? is it normal?  total period was around 4 days

Period: It sounds like you are experiencing a normal variation in your periods. It does not sound like there is anything to worry about. ...Read more

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Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Is it normal for your period blood to be bright red and heavy on your last day of your menstrual cycle?

Is it normal for your period blood to be bright red and heavy on your last day of your menstrual cycle?

It can be: Color ranges go from brown, maroon, to bright fluorescent red/hot pink, light pink, blood red (hence the name!) the more oxygenated it is, the brighter red it is. Even on the last day of your period. Can be heavy too, although normally it's not. Some people have short heavy periods, others have heavy, then light. So, it's quite individual in reality. ...Read more

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I spotted for 13 days then got a period for 3 days on the 4th the blood looks really light red like kool aid was 87 days since last menstral.

I spotted for 13 days then got a period for 3 days on the 4th the blood looks really light red like kool aid was 87 days since last menstral.

Common: 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 had my period last week. It ended last Thursday. And yesterday I started releasing light red pink blood. And today it's water and dark red. Why?

I had my period last week. It ended last Thursday. And yesterday I started releasing light red pink blood. And today it's water and dark red. Why?

Depends : "darker blood" at the end of your cycle can be normal. It means the blood has been in the vagina longer, similar to when you're cut fresh blood is red , but after exposure to air it becomes darker. Do get std testing and an exam if you have pain with sex or urination, change in your normal vaginal discharge, odor or itching, a new sex partner, or sex without a condom. ...Read more

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Hi I have a question, after my period ended I kept bleeding, it had become heavier and like regular blood you would get from a cut, not dark red. ?

Hi I have a question, after my period ended I kept bleeding, it had become heavier and like regular blood you would get from a cut, not dark red. ?

Persistent bleeding: May be thyroid, fibroids, polyps, ovarian pathology. IUDs can also cause extensive bleeding. May also be miscarriage ,ectopic so would f/u w/ doc as may need ultrasound and check thyroid hormones. ...Read more

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My period came on time, with dark red blood enough for a panty-liner but stopped after a day. I'm freaking out over my exams now so irregularities are?

My period came on time, with dark red blood enough for a panty-liner but stopped after a day. I'm freaking out over my exams now so irregularities are?

Probably nothing: The menstrual cycle is sensitive to many things (weight changes, stress, medications, etc...). Depending on the reason for the procedure, this may need to be evaluated asap. For now, it sounds like you should keep a strict menstrual diary and follow up with ob/gyn, if symptoms are persistent and/or worsening.. ...Read more