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I started my period but it is brown with no sign of fresh blood. What does it mean?

I started my period but it is brown with no sign of fresh blood. What does it mean?

Missed cycle: Yu've experienced a missed cycle. These are most commonly due to anovulation. This occurs when the ovary fails to release an egg. This alters hormonal levels which disrupts the cycle. ...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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A few days before my period I noticed some brown discharge, as of today I started my period but there is still brown discharge with some blood?

A few days before my period I noticed some brown discharge, as of today I started my period but there is still brown discharge with some blood?

Probably normal: most likely this is a minor variation in your menstrual cycle; if it continues over the next few cycles you might consider having a physical exam to ensure that there is no anatomical cause for the spotting. ...Read more

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I pee brown blood yesterday & today woke up pee blood, i thought i started my period but i dont start till 2 more weeks,what can it be?

I pee brown blood yesterday & today woke up pee blood, i thought i started my period but i dont start till 2 more weeks,what can it be?

Infection!: You are describing what may be a urinary tract infection (Bladder/Kidney) or a vaginal infection or BOTH. You need an evaluation by your GYN or Family Health Care Provider.. CULTURES should be taken! In the meantime increase your fluid intake!! If you like Cranberry Juice that can sometimes help until you can arrange for a Medical Exam! Hope this heps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I started my period but i only see blood when i pee and when i wipe nothing appears on my pad and my blood was light red now its brownish red?

I started my period but i only see blood when i pee and when i wipe nothing appears on my pad and my blood was light red now its brownish red?

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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Have sore throat and I keep sneezing and started my period but it's brown and a little chest pain and feel I like vomiting should I be worried?

Have sore throat and I keep sneezing and started my period but it's brown  and a little chest pain and feel I like vomiting should I be worried?

Sounds like: Allergies causing post nasal drip irritating your throat. Swallowing mucus can cause stomach upset. Chest pain at your age isn't typically life threatening. if it is severe or you have trouble breathing go to the ER. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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