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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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


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Thick blood during period?

Thick blood during period?

Change in cycle: Usually a "thicker" flow just indicates a thicker lining build up. This happens from time to time, especially if it is "late". Usually isn't a concern unless the bleeding becomes quite heavy. ...Read more

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What causes thin watery blood during period?

What causes thin watery blood during period?

Thin watery period: May be variation, implantation bleeding or you may have a concomitant infection. Follow up with urgent care check HCG. ...Read more

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Is it normal for there to be pure blood during period? Usually there is a sticky discharge in the blood but we haven't seen any? Period was on time

Is it normal for there to be pure blood during period? Usually there is a sticky discharge in the blood but we haven't seen any? Period was on time

Blood is blood: Blood is blood. It can have all different appearances depending on how old it is and how long it has been sitting in the vagina or uterus. There is really no need to analyze the appearance of blood. ...Read more

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Can you have light brown / pink blood during period but be pregnant?

Can you have light brown / pink blood during period but be pregnant?

Yes: It is not uncommon for pregnant women to have some bleeding/spotting during the first trimester. Most commonly women can have some bleeding when the embryo implants in the uterus. However you should always follow up with your ob/gyn as bleeding during pregnancy can be a symptom of a problem. ...Read more

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Having brown blood during period after taking I pill (24 days before). Does it cause pregnancy? I took the 1st pill after 27 hours and 2nd pill 73 hrs.

Having brown blood during period after taking I pill (24 days before). Does it cause pregnancy? I took the 1st pill after 27 hours and 2nd pill 73 hrs.

Morning after pill?: If you took a morning after pill a few weeks ago, it can alter the subsequent period. But if you had unprotected intercourse last cycle, just to be safe, i'd take a pregnancy test. An over the counter test should show positive if conception occurred at least 2 weeks ago. ...Read more

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Heavy blood loss during period, should I be concerned?

Heavy blood loss during period, should I be concerned?

It is alarming: Heavy bleeding can be caused by: hormonal imbalance, fibroids, cancer. This will eventually cause anemia that leads to fatigue, dizziness and sometimes death. ...Read more

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Having really heavy clear discharge during period, is this normal? My period is not normal this month, im having more clear discharge than blood.

Bacterial vaginosis?: The only way to really know would be to go in and get tested. Bacterial vaginosis is often worse during and after a period. This would be high on my list as a possible cause. ...Read more

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Normally bleed heavy during Period. Now 3 months of light periods and blood stays ínside vagina. Reasons?

Normally bleed heavy during Period. Now 3 months of light periods and blood stays ínside vagina. Reasons?

Lt vaginal bleeding: Would check HCG and prolactin and ultrasound for ovarain / uterine pathology. There is no mention of age but if 40 or greater may be menopause, check FSH ...Read more

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Normally bleed heavy during Period. Now 3 months of light periods and blood stays ínside vagina. (Not usual) Reasons?

Normally bleed heavy during Period. Now 3 months of light periods and blood stays ínside vagina. (Not usual) Reasons?

Light periods: It is not typically a cause for concern if someone has light periods. Light periods can be a nice change for those who typically have heavy cycles. If you would like more control over your cycles consider a form of birth control. ...Read more

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What causes red thick discharge during period?

What causes red thick discharge during period?

Color of: menstrual blood is usually not clinically significant. Shedding of endometrial tissue could cause thickened d/c. ...Read more

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Red rash around vaginal area from pad during period is this normal or can it be due to some type of disease?

Red rash around vaginal area from pad during period is this normal or can it be due to some type of disease?

Friction/allergy: This sound like a friction burn to the area from the pad or an allergic reaction to any adhesive on the pad. Consider tampons, changing brands, explore other alternatives. See gyn or dermatologist if this continues or can be resolved. ...Read more

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During period after masturbation only clitoris, brown and slightly red discharge came out and it only came after the session is it bad?

During period after masturbation only clitoris, brown and slightly red discharge came out and it only came after the session is it bad?

Coincidental: Hi. I doubt that clitoral masturbation has anything to do with the vaginal discharge you describe. Clitoral masturbation will definitely moisten the vagina, and orgasm will cause uterine contraction among other things. However, the brown/red discharge almost sounds like part of a period. When in your cycle did this occur? If it is abnormal vaginal bleeding, please see your gyn. Good luck! ...Read more

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If I always have a brown discharge during "period" (no red) while taking birth control for many months, did birth control pill fail me?

If I always have a brown discharge during "period" (no red) while taking birth control for many months, did birth control pill fail me?

No.: No, it isn't a sign of 'failing', but. The birth control pills can definitely change the type, color, amount of bleeding that a woman has during her menses. Sometimes the 'period' becomes very light (sometimes the pills will cause menses to stop, which is an effect of the progestin hormone in the pills, and the type and amount of estrogen), or can become discharge, as you described. ...Read more

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Vulvar irritarion stops during period and come back after it. One part of vulva red, itchy no discharge. Skin raw. Could be hormonal? My doc has no idea

Vulvar irritarion stops during period and come back after it. One part of vulva red, itchy no discharge. Skin raw. Could be hormonal? My doc has no idea

No idea: If your doctor is a primary care physician he needs to send you to a Gynecologist.
If you are already seeing a Gynecologist please have a family or friends give you some ideas about other Gynecologists. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have large blood clots during period?

Is it normal to have large blood clots during period?

Define "large": Many women have some blood clots during periods. However, report of blood clots is the best indicator of heavy flow and may be abnormal. See a gynecologist to be evaluated, especially if this is new for you. ...Read more

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Having sex during period blood stings boyfriends penis?

Having sex during period blood stings boyfriends penis?

Taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or: Applying lubricants may solve the problem. Or just do it after ur period. Have fun! ...Read more

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What does blood clog during period mean?

What does blood clog during period mean?

Heavy menses: Having blood clots can mean heavy period. One possible cause are benign uterine growths called fibroids. Another cause is hormonal imbalance. Cancer should be suspected for older women with abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

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How much blood loss is normal during period??

How much blood loss is normal during period??

Menstrual bleeding: Abnormal bleeding is considered If you soak through more than one pad or tampon every hour or two. ...Read more

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Is it common to have blood in the stool during period?

Is it common to have blood in the stool during period?

No!: It is always abnormal to have blood in the stool and should be evaluated by your physician. Sometimes, it may appear as if blood is in the stool when there is a lot of menstrual blood in the area. There is one condition, endometriosis, that can cause bleeding in the stool during periods. Women with this condition often have very severe menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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How common is it to have many blood clots during period?

How common is it to have many blood clots during period?

How many: Clots can occur during periods too many is not normal and may indicate a hormonal or blood clotting problem. ...Read more

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What does it means when you bless blood clots during period?

Not - pregnant?: I am assuming that this comes from blessing the arrival of one's period as it is proof that the woman is not pregnant. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood clots larger than a quarter during period?

What to do if I have blood clots larger than a quarter during period?

Period: Usually during pre-menopausal period the period could become heavier and patients see blood clot but in general passing blood clot is not normal, please see your provider for a pelvic exam and possible ultrasound. ...Read more