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Is It Normal To Have Dark Brown Period
Is it normal to have dark brown blood at the beginning of your period? When I wipe its usually bright red but on my pad it is really dark brown.
Oxidation: Blood got through a chemical process called oxidation. This is the how blood chemically breaks down. The older it is the darker it will be. The color is not significant. ...Read more
Is it normal to have dark brown blood a week after taking plan b? My regular period ended a week and a day ago. Please help i'm really scared.
Typical with Plan B: Plan b essentially disrupts the normal menstrual cycle by blocking or delaying ovulation. That it is how it works and why it is so different than a medical abortion. Irregular bleeding after taking Plan B is not rare. Always check a pregnancy test after using Plan B and see a doctor to start a better form of birth control. ...Read more
Early menses: Menstrual cycles are not always regular for a number of reasons including pregnancy, anovulatory cycle, hormone imbalance, missing a birth control pill, miscarriage, or infection. Dark brown blood occurs when the flow is slow and the blood has time to be oxidized in the vagina. I would check to make sure you are not pregnant. If your next period is irregular I would seek medical attention. ...Read more
Possible causes: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. Dark brown can be old, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more
I had a painful period that went away for a day and now I have a steady flow of dark brown blood. This isn't normal so what can I do?
Depends: If you were pregnant, see your doctor right away. If you were not pregnant, then nothing to worry. At age 47, menopausae starts and the period is usually irregukar. ...Read more
My last period was on nov.13 was support to get it dec.21 came a week late. Was really dark brown glucose is it normal?
Three months ago instead of having the normal red color period i noticed it was a dark brown color i didn t think anything of it then the next month it was a little lighter color brown and the flow was a lot lighter then this month it is extremely light b
Depends: It is not uncommon to have an abnormal period once. Stress strenuous exercise, age medical problem like diabetes or thyroid condition are a few reasons one might have repeated episodes of abnormal menses. See your md, if appropriate do a pregnancy test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brown = blood : 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
Last month my period was only 3 days Today Ive started spottin & dark brown like not enough to even cover1pad is this normal? Weird periods for months
Evaluation: it is not unusual to have changes in the length and strength of your monthly flow. However, it would not be a bad idea to be evaluated by your doctor for your "weird periods." ...Read more
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