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Is It Normal To Gush When Im On My Period
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?
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
I'm 4 days early my period is like bright red water and gushes out, it's been 2 days and no slowing down or signs of thickness like my normal period?
I am on my period and everything has always been normal. I put tampon in and stood up and blood gushed out and went down leg and filled tampon. Concern?
As above: If u r concerned why not see u physician! ...Read more
Istarted my period late then it ended. About twelve hours later I had a gush if menstrual blood and heavily blood and have become nauseas is it normal?
Not normal, common: Thiscan be common in late periods. These are usually short-lived. ...Read more
I expected my period yesterday but had only light brown then a little red spotting today. Normally my period comes on in one initial gush. My LH surge was Dec. 18...which was 15 days ago. Negative pregnancy test for the past 5 days. We are trying to conce
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
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
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
3 out of the 6 days that I'm on my period, I take tylenol to ease pain. Would needing tylenol to ease pain from cramps be considered severe or normal?
Can you loose too much blood durring your period? My periods are anything but normal and quite often when im on my period it lasts for very long periods of time up to months I feel very tired and in quited a bit of pain my concern is too much blood loss I
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
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
I'm on my period... my blood has a sharp sour smell and im cramping more than normal almost same when hemorrhaging after my son was born... please help?
Call your doctor: Please call your doctor and be seen. ...Read more
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?
Likely gas: The main thing that causes a feeling of movement in your belly is gas. The air you swallow plus the gas added by germ action in your gut can result in tennis ball sized bubbles of gas that can move back & forth based on your position changes. The common place it hangs up is near but in back of your stomach. You may also sense your stomach grinding against the contents, but most do not. ...Read more
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
Starting period after two positive pregnancy test and really bad cramps? Normal? First had brown discharge then dark dark red now im on my period?
Call your doc: You may be having a threatened miscarriage. You should call your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
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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