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I'm 12 days before my period starts. Last night I had stood up and a gush of clear discharge came out, no more has since and I wonder if that's normal?

I'm 12 days before my period starts. Last night I had stood up and a gush of clear discharge came out, no more has since and I wonder if that's normal?

Mid cycle mucus: Probably an extra heavy mucus from the cervix related to your ovulation fertile time. Minor hormonal changes can affect how much there is. ...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'm on my period is it normal if my blood is pink?

I'm on my period is it normal if my blood is pink?

The color of: Menstrual blood is not generally of significant concern. ...Read more

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When im on my period I need to wee all the time--is this normal?

When im on my period I need to wee all the time--is this normal?

Not common: Urinary urgency (feeling that you need to go all the time) is usually a sign of bladder infection--which can come and go. Perhaps testing your urine when you have symptoms would solve your problem. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my stomach to hurt when im on my period?

Is it normal for my stomach to hurt when im on my period?

Menstrual cramps: Yes. Some of the symptoms that can occur during a woman’s period include: cramping of the lower abdomen, thighs and back; nausea, vomiting, sweating, loose bowel movements ; dizziness. ...Read more

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I'm on my period now, but iam also getting morning sickness. Is it normal?

I'm on my period now, but iam also getting morning sickness. Is it normal?

Pregnancy: Indeed, you may be pregnant. Some pregnant women may still have vaginal bleeding, and yet be pregnant. However, vaginal bleeding during pregnancy should always be investigated. A note of caution. You need to first confirm that you are pregnant before embarking on a hypothetical venture. ...Read more

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I'm on my period and a gush of blood came and im bleeding really heavy?

I'm on my period and a gush of blood came and im bleeding really heavy?

Variety of options: The cause of the heavy periods is not something we can always answer. There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods. Some benefit from birth control pills, patch or nuvaring. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can stop your period in some cases. Consider an endometrial ablation if you are done having children. ...Read more

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All of a sudden my left armpit hurts and feels kinda swollen, and im on my period. Is that normal?

Fibrocystic breasts: You may have fibrocysts in your breasts. These increase prior to your period and shrink when your period starts. However, please see your gyn to make sure that that is all there is to it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have black discharge & cramps while pregnant? I just found out I was preganant. Feels like im on my period but the cramps aren't as bad

Is it normal to have black discharge & cramps while pregnant? I just found out I was preganant. Feels like im on my period but the cramps aren't as bad

No it is not.: Black discharge is not considered normal. It could be normal pregnancy but please see a physician to rule out other complications of pregnancy. Better to be safe. ...Read more

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When I go pee & im on my period im passing small clots. I no some is normal but its everytime. Also its very heavy, every2 hrs I have 2 change tampon?

When I go pee & im on my period im passing small clots. I no some is normal but its everytime. Also its very heavy, every2 hrs I have 2 change tampon?

Heavy flow: Every woman has a different flow and how heavy a period you have can change from cycle to cycle. If you are consistently having periods this heavy, see your Family Doctor or OB/GYN and have them test you for a bleeding disorder and also for anemia. You can also consult a local doctor on HealthTap ...Read more

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A few days ago I felt movement in my stomach. It kind of freaked me out. Is this normal. I'm on my period now, My period is irregular...what is this?

A few days ago I felt movement in my stomach. It kind of freaked me out. Is this normal. I'm on my period now, My period is irregular...what is this?

Hmmm...: Because the gut, from mouth to anus, is a muscular moving tube... we all have movements in our tummies. Otherwise, we would be a very constipated people, constantly in a bad mood. For women worried about being pregnant, a home pregnancy test is cheap, sold everywhere, and very accurate. A urine preg. Test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after possible conception). ...Read more

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I'm 38 w on sat, and I've been having braxton hicks contractions but their in my back. Now im cramping like im on my period. Is it normal?

I'm 38 w on sat, and I've been having braxton hicks contractions but their in my back. Now im cramping like im on my period. Is it normal?

Sounds like it: These are normal complaints we hear as women approach their due dates. When the contractions are painful and five minutes apart for at least an hour it is time to be seen in labor and delivery. ...Read more

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I just saw my poop, & its normal light brown color, but there are a few black specks in it. Is this a bad emergency? Stomach bleeding? I'm on my period.

I just saw my poop, & its normal light brown color, but there are a few black specks in it. Is this a bad emergency? Stomach bleeding? I'm on my period.

Not emergency: Small black specks are more likely to be something eaten and undigested. If you have a stomach bleed the stool would have a more uniform black color. However do you have pain? Are you on Aspirin etc things that could cause upper GI bleed. If this continues see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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