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I started my period two weeks early and it is black what is wrong im a 47 year old female

I started my period two weeks early and it is black what is wrong im a 47 year old female

Dark : Dark or black blood is often a sign of old blood. If you are not ovulating regularly and having abnormal periods (dysfunctional uterine bleeding which is periods that do not follow ovulation) then it can consist of a lot of old blood that has been in the uterus. This is a sign of perimenopause (within a year or so of menopuase). Please consult your doctor for any further issues or concerns. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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My dizziness came on two days ago. I feel like i'm about to fall as i walk and standing makes it worse. Yesterday i started my period two weeks early.

My dizziness came on two days ago. I feel like i'm about to fall as i walk and standing makes it worse. Yesterday i started my period two weeks early.

Many kinds of dizzy: First and foremost, get checked for the cause of your dizziness. Meanwhile: drink lots, 8 glasses water per day. Record amount of blood loss, pads per day. Reduce or eliminate caffeine and energy drinks. Sleep hygiene, esp. 8 hours sleep every night. Try over the counter Meclizine or dimenhydrinate. Don't drive dizzy, take care of yourself! ...Read more

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If i started my period two weeks early should I finish my birth control as normal? Can i get pregnant while taking the sugar pills

If i started my period two weeks early should I finish my birth control as normal? Can i get pregnant while taking the sugar pills

Some : Some women will have spotting or bleeding between periods when taking birth control pills. This can be due to just being in the first few months of starting the pill, from missing a pill, or even from taking a pill at a different time of day than you usually do. Regardless of the reason, it is important to keep taking all the pills in the pack as you normally would to prevent pregnancy. As long as you do this, you only have a 1% chance of getting pregnant - even during the placebo (sugar) pill week. ...Read more

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I think i'm pregnant but i started my period 2 weeks early, what does this mean? Could i be pregnant or not?

I think i'm pregnant but i started my period 2 weeks early, what does this mean? Could i be pregnant or not?

Take a test: Home pregnancy tests are super accurate and easy to use, so if you're at all worried, take a test, and then you'll know. Likely not, if you had a period, but definitely make sure and put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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I didn't get a period in april. My boyfriend ejaculated in me and 2 days later i started my period 2 weeks early. Could i be pregnant?

I didn't get a period in april. My boyfriend ejaculated in me and 2 days later i started my period 2 weeks early. Could i be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, 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. ...Read more

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I started my period 2 weeks early and it really wasnt a period. I was bleeding but it was bright red and I had huge clots and have have lower back pai?

I started my period 2 weeks early and it really wasnt a period. I was bleeding but it was bright red and I had huge clots and have have lower back pai?

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, polyps, fibroids and hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit ...Read more

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I have started my period 2 weeks early, what could this be? I haven't been on the pill for about 2 years

I have started my period 2 weeks early, what could this be? I haven't been on the pill for about 2 years

Birth control : A cycle every 21-35 days is considered normal. Lots of patients use various hormonal birth control methods for cycle control. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can even eliminate it in some. For those that prefer to avoid hormones Lysteda is a new drug that works well. ...Read more

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I started my period 2-3 weeks early is that normal?

I started my period 2-3 weeks early is that normal?

Not normal: It is not normal to begin your period that early. Without knowing if someone your age is using hormonal contraception, it is not possible to determine if this is just a medication side effect. If a pattern like this is repetitive, then seek the advice of your physician. If it is just a single occurrence, then it is unlikely to indicate a significant problem. ...Read more

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I started birth control about two weeks ago and I just had my last period two weeks ago. I have started my period today 2 weeks early is this normal?

I started birth control about two weeks ago and I just had my last period two weeks ago. I have started my period today 2 weeks early is this normal?

Can be normal: Once you start a new form of birth control it can take up to 3 months for your periods to regulate. If your periods do not become regular after 3 months then see your doctor for an evaluation and follow up. ...Read more

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I'm 19 and have always had regular periods. However, I've just started my period 2 weeks early. I don't know what the reason behind this could be?

I'm 19 and have always had regular periods. However, I've just started my period 2 weeks early. I don't know what the reason behind this could be?

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 concerned for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are options available to regulate the menstrual cycle. The discharge needs a separate evaluation ...Read more

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I've started my period about 2 weeks early and it's really heavy. This has never happened and my period is never this bad.And pains I don't normaly gt?

I've started my period about 2 weeks early and it's really heavy. This has never happened and my period is never this bad.And pains I don't normaly gt?

Period: You many be experiencing an imbalance of your hormones or a fibroid. Heavy bleeding may also cause anemia. See your doctor for an assessment and management. For any unusual bleeding a pregnant test and an US may be advised. You doctor will want to stop the bleeding and check other blood work. All the best. ...Read more

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I started my period a week early two weeks ago. I ended last week and now im spotting again?

See your GYN: This can happen to females on hormones as well as certain underlying conditions. It would be best for you to see your gyn soon. ...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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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