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I am having my period its really different this time! I am 4 days into my period and my blood is still very brown at a normal flow? Please help

I am having my period  its really different this time! I am 4 days into my period and my blood is still very brown at a normal flow? Please help

Older blood: No worries. Your bleeding is taking a little longer to come out. That's why it's darker. If you're not soaking through a pad an hour it's not too much. ...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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I got what seemed like my period then passed a huge flat tissue like thing, then was bleeding off and on and two days later my blood is brown.

I got what seemed like my period then passed a huge flat tissue like thing, then was bleeding off and on and two days later my blood is brown.

Uterine bleeding: HollyX877 ~ this is not an unusual symptom. The "tissue thing" you passed is more than likely the endometrial lining and it can occur after a period of prolonged no bleeding, then a HEAVY period and shedding a lush endo.lining! If the bleeding does not stop please see an OBGYN for help thanks. bleeding and spotting brown blood is not abnormal after period ...Read more

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I think im on my period but there is no blood just blood clots. thick, and dark brown. im bloted, and hungry, and i pee alot. feel like vometing also?

I think im on my period but there is no blood just blood clots. thick, and dark brown. im bloted, and hungry, and i pee alot. feel like vometing also?

Needs evaluation: The blood you describe is old blood as old blood is brown. What you see could be just clots or mucous mixed in with old blood giving the appearance of being a clot. An early pregnancy aborting could fit as well. The urinating a lot and feeling like vomiting could be because of a urinary tract infection. You should be seen by a doctor now. ...Read more

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I've had my period for 2 weeks (which is weird for me) and now my blood is brown, do I need to go to the doctor? What's happening to me?

I've had my period for 2 weeks (which is weird for me) and now my blood is brown, do I need to go to the doctor? What's happening to me?

Get checked: While it is not normal to have a menses for two weeks, it can certainly happen. Brown blood is usually residual old blood. You should see you doctor who may be able to prescribe medications to regulate you cycle. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 19 and had my period a week ago, but today I wiped and there was brown blood what could it be?

Hi I'm 19 and had my period a week ago, but today I wiped and there was brown blood what could it be?

Normal variation: Mid-cycle spotting is not uncommon. What you experienced is a variation on normal. For good health Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I just just of off my period twelve days ago but i'm now having brown blood coming out what does this mean.?

Brown blood is: Older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the uterus. This may be some break through bleeding related to hormone imbalances. ...Read more

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What types of tests can I have done to find out why I'm having brown stringy blood in the days before and after my period?

Irregular bleeding: The best tests are done during a pelvic examination and PAP smear by your doctor. Make an appointment for an examination. ...Read more

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