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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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


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Hello, I am having light brown clumpy period blood for the first two days then it turns regular for the rest of my period. Is this normal?

Hello, I am having light brown clumpy period blood for the first two days then it turns regular for the rest of my period. Is this normal?

Yes it's normal: But then if there's any unusual symptoms like pelvic pain, prolonged menses with clots, then i'd recommend u follow up with ur gyn for further exam. God bless u! http://m.Healthline.Com/symptom/menstrual-irregularity. ...Read more

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Today is my first menstrual period and the blood is dark brown. Is this normal?

Today is my first menstrual period and the blood is dark brown. Is this normal?

Period light first: When you are experiencing the first few days of your period (or sometimes your last), you can have slower rate of bleeding. This can often be seen as just brown blood or lighter bleeding, as opposed to the bright red you're used to. This is common, and nothing to worry about. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get dark brown period blood after starting a new birth control?

Is it normal to get dark brown period blood after starting a new birth control?

Changes can occur: Most people will notice a change in their menstrual bleeding when starting an ocp, or when changing to a new bcp. Dark brown period is within the normal range of effects on the menstrual periods. If it bothers you, you could see about changing to a different pill. ...Read more

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My menstrual period is always a lot and very painful. This month, it barely bled and i had no pain and my blood was brown. Is this normal?

My menstrual period is always a lot and very painful. This month, it barely bled and i had no pain and my blood was brown. Is this normal?

Black = old blood : The color of the blood in your menstrual cycle is not useful or relevant. It reflects how long the blood has been sitting inside your uterus or at the back of your vagina. Red is new. Brown or black blood is older and the blood products have started to break down. Menstrual blood color is not something you need to pay attention to. If your cycles are heavy consider birth control for regulation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for period blood to have a smell to it?

Is it normal for period blood to have a smell to it?

It can.: Not all menstrual blood is fresh blood. If the menstrual blood is older, it can have an odor or darker color. There are other causes of vaginal odor, too (bacterial vaginosis for example), so if you're uncertain, it's always a good idea to speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for period blood to be bright red? On day 1-2. Is this good?

Yes: If your period is too long or too frequent you can speak to your md otherwise do not worry about the bright red blood during your period. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood brown?

Why is my period blood brown?

Old blood: Blood starts out red, but when it slows down, sits around in the uterus or vagina for a while, comes out slowly, the color normally becomes brownish... ...Read more

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Brown period blood every time i get my period?

Brown period blood every time i get my period?

May not be a problem: Depending upon whether you are or are not using oral contraceptives, this could be normal. If this is a new finding, an examination by your doctor is in order. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood a dry dark brown colour?

Old blood: Dry dark brown color means old blood. It could be that the full on period hasn't started yet. If the bleeding doesn't get normal this cycle, be sure to run a home pregnancy test if you've been having sex. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood brown when I start my period?

Why is my period blood brown when I start my period?

Old blood: Your uterus is evacuating it's lining as well as the blood that comes from the shedding process. The blood has been collecting in the uterus and thus changes color - that's why it is brown and not bright red. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood always a nasty shadeof brown?

Why is my period blood always a nasty shadeof brown?

old blood: Blood turns red to brown to black as it ages outside of blood vessels. It is normal. ...Read more