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Is brown blood a sign of a period? I am 5 months post partum and have not yet gotten my first period but i noticed brown blood in my underwear.

Is brown blood a sign of a period? I am 5 months post partum and have not yet gotten my first period but i noticed brown blood in my underwear.

Spotting: Just spotting now. Are you breast feeding? Any chance you're pregnant? What are you using for contraception? Maybe your period is coming. Reply and maybe i can help. Or talk to your obgyn. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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My period blood is dark brown what can this mean its my first period in 2 months?

My period blood is dark brown what can this mean its my first period in 2 months?

Irregular periods: 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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People say that brown discharge is a first period and that it will soon turn into blood,does anyone know how long that might be? I need to know please

People say that brown discharge is a first period and that it will soon turn into blood,does anyone know how long that might be? I need to know please

Brown is blood: Not sure what you mean by "turn into blood." Brown vaginal discharge is usually old blood that has been sitting in the uterus or back of the vagina. The color of menstrual blood is not something to worry about. If you are concerned something is wrong with your menstrual cycles an Obgyn can help you out. Irregular bleeding is a common problem we deal with. ...Read more

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First period in 3 years was 5 days/normal. Had sex a week after 3 days in a row. Had another period 4 days. Now spotting brown blood for 4-5 days why?

First period in 3 years was 5 days/normal. Had sex a week after 3 days in a row. Had another period 4 days. Now spotting brown blood for 4-5 days why?

Likely a normal: Variation. Spotting for a few days after a period, as an isolated event is not a cause for concern. However, if these symptoms persist for 2-3 periods, if would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Had Keyhole for Endometriosis one month ago, had first period, now after period, have brown discharge and feel tired and dizzy. blood pressure 102/57?

Had Keyhole for Endometriosis one month ago, had first period, now after period, have brown discharge and feel tired and dizzy. blood pressure 102/57?

Recheck: Brown discharge after menses is likely just old blood. Your blood pressure is fairly normal for a 20 year old. If you are feeling dizzy then prompt evaluation by your primary care physician is warranted. ...Read more

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My first period came and the blood was light pink ?

My first period came and the blood was light pink ?

Period Appearance: Menstrual flow in a woman can vary immensely. Since the pigment in our blood is iron based, the color can vary anywhere along the continuum depending on numerous hormonal factors and the duration and intensity of the flow cycle. Color intensity is also related to iron status. Anemia therefore affects color and general health in menstruating women. Blood testing can help identify any issues. ...Read more

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I just got my first period and when I go to the bathroom a drop of blood falls in is something wrong?

I just got my first period and when I go to the bathroom a drop of blood falls in is something wrong?

Menses: When you first begin your period, you may have irregular cycles with varying amounts of flow. Sometimes your period may come every month, sometimes every 2-3 months, sometimes 2-3 weeks with spotting in between. This is normal within the first year or so as your hormones are adjusting themselves. You should see a doctor if you are still experiencing irregular periods >1 year. ...Read more

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I haven't had my first period yet, but when i wipe sometimes there is some blood on it. What does this mean? When i go to the bathroom

I haven't had my first period yet, but when i wipe sometimes there is some blood on it. What does this mean? When i go to the bathroom

Depends: A lot depends on your age. You may beabout to start your pereiod soon. Sometimes there is irregular "spotting" prior to the onset of menses. The again one has to make sure the blood is not coming from the ano-rectum as in painful stooling which may result in hemmoroid-like condition. ...Read more

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my period is 10 days after finishing my first period with meds i see blood after two days.anything to be worried about? it seems like a new period

my period is 10 days after finishing my first period with meds i see blood after two days.anything to be worried about? it seems like a new period

Irregular periods: Regular periods av 3 to5 days maximal 7 days interval 28 to 30 days with minimal clots. Your period is prolong if after meds to inducing bleeding then you can do 3months period chart to ascertain whether it will resume normal regular cycle, If persisted over 3 months and you should see your Gyn or F/P Good luck ...Read more

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My first period after abortion already lasts more than one week. couuple days ago I bleeded very heavy.I still have some drops if blood.is it normal?

My first period after abortion already lasts more than one week. couuple days ago I bleeded very heavy.I still have some drops if blood.is it normal?

1st period : The first period after a miscarriage or a termination is often a little off. Sometimes it is early and sometimes late. Sometimes heavier and sometimes lighter. I ask my patients to be patients and give your body a couple of cycles to get back to normal. Start birth control to avoid getting pregnant before you are ready. ...Read more

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Its my first period month and I have finished my periods for the month. My periods stopped but now there is goo with blood patches, is it normal?

Yes : Congratulations on becoming a woman. Your first several cycles may not be regular. If it is persistently a problem or if you have very painful periods see your doctor for help. Best wishes :). ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a second period 20 days after you started your first period . The second one is lighter and the blood is not as red as usual?

Is it normal to have a second period 20 days after you started your first period . The second one is lighter and the blood is not as red as usual?

Not normal: Normal menstrual cycles are usually more or less the same length each month. The average cycle length is 28 days but it can very from 21 to 35 days. The reference point is your normal cycle. If you are accustomed to 28 day cycles and then have one that is only 20 days, that is not normal but doesn't mean its serious. Women will occasionally have short cycles. See your doc if its persistent. ...Read more

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I had a medical abortion 3 weeks ago and have come on my first period since. Its very heavy and consistently bright red blood for 4 days now, normal?

I had a medical abortion 3 weeks ago and have come on my first period since. Its very heavy and consistently bright red blood for 4 days now, normal?

Ask abortion MD: You need to ask this question of your abortion provider who is aware of the pregnancy length and other factors inherent in your abortion process for an accurate answer. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i broke my hymen or had my first period? I was fingering myself and quite a bit of bright red blood came out.

How can I tell if i broke my hymen or had my first period?
I was fingering myself and quite a bit of bright red blood came out.

Hmmm: Most likely you tore or cut something, possibly hymen. If hymen bleeding will stop rather quickly. A period would be prolonged bleeding and dark blood versus bright red blood. ...Read more

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First period in 5 months has now lasted 46 days.started with old dark blood and clots only but is now bright red heavy blood.what's going on??

First period in 5 months has now lasted 46 days.started with old dark blood and clots only but is now bright red heavy blood.what's going on??

Irregular periods: 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