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I am having brown spotting and sometimes bright red bleeding on and off a week before menstruation. I am trying to conceive, is this a period or not?

I am having brown spotting and sometimes bright red bleeding on and off a week before menstruation. I am trying to conceive, is this a period or not?

Irregular periods: 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

Menstruation (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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Do i count brown disharge as part of menstruation?

Do i count brown disharge as part of menstruation?

Maybe: There may be pre and post menstrual brown tinged discharge. This can be related to menstrual blood that is retained in the vagina (as in during sleep) that discolors with time. It may also include post intercourse spotting that can occur from the cervix. ...Read more

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My menstruation has been regular for the past months but this month january it came down 08 and know on the 28 i started passing brown fluid, concerned?

My menstruation has been regular for the past months but this month january it came down 08 and know on the 28 i started passing brown fluid, concerned?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are very common. If you normally have regular periods and then suddenly have one that is early or late this usually gets better on its own with cycles returning to normal over the next few months. If you are not wanting to be pregnant you should discuss birth control which will also help with cycle control. ...Read more

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Menstruation not always normal : this month ok, next month very little amount & turned dark brown, 3rd month none, etc.. Why? Dangerous? How to avoid it?

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Menstruation not always normal : this month ok, next month very little amount & turned dark brown, 3rd month none, etc.. Why? Dangerous? How to avoid it?

At your young age,: Anovulatory bleeding is not uncommon and could be the reason for your irregular cycles. You can regulate your cycles with a birth control pill, but first get examined by your doctor. You two can discuss your options. If you are sexually active, check a home pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more

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Brown menstruation instead of red menstruation, should I be concerned?

Brown menstruation instead of red menstruation, should I be concerned?

Color of menstrual : blood is not usually clinically significant. Brown blood is usually old blood. ...Read more

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First I got brown coloured menstruation and then I got red coloured menstruation, is there any chances of pregnency?

First I got brown coloured menstruation and then I got red coloured menstruation, is there any chances of pregnency?

Yes: If you are having unprotected intercourse and your period is late or abnormal, you could be pregnant. To know for sure, do a pregnancy test and, if it is negative, repeat it in 3-5 days. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Brown colour menstruation 16 days post iui. is it normal?

Brown colour menstruation 16 days post iui. is it normal?

Pregnancy test: You can check a pregnancy test. If negative then this is likely your period. If positive then you need to see you obgyn or fertility specialist. ...Read more

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After brown menstruation, I got red normal menstruation, is there any chances of pregnency?

After brown menstruation, I got red normal menstruation, is there any chances of pregnency?

Pregnancy unlikely: A girl cannot get her regular period and be pregnant at the same time. However, she can get pregnant a week or two after her regular period. If she has some spotting or light bleeding that doesn't look like her normal regular period, she can check a urine pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) to see if she is pregnant. ...Read more

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