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Very light period dark blood barely enough for a tampon?

Very light period dark blood barely enough for a tampon?

What is the question: Your period can be affected by many factors. More information and a specific concern is needed... ...Read more

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I've had regular periods, but this month i had a very, very light period with dark brown blood, not even enough blood to fill a pad. Could i be pregnant?

I've had regular periods, but this month i had a very, very light period with dark brown blood, not even enough blood to fill a pad. Could i be pregnant?

So take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. Since you had your period this seems very unlikely. ...Read more

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Third period with light flow dark blood. Hardly any red blood. No cramps or aches. Should i be concerned?

Third period with light flow dark blood. Hardly any red blood. No cramps or aches. Should i be concerned?

3 strikes: It may be nothing, but I always tell my patients 3 strikes and you're out! One funky period is nothing, 2 or 3 in a row, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Symptoms, light but normal period with dark blood 2days at the end of period plus back & front cramps after period no dis charge now constipated. Help?

Symptoms, light but normal period with dark blood 2days at the end of period plus back & front cramps after period no dis charge now constipated. Help?

Not sure : Not sure exactly what you are asking. Constipation is very common and there are many over the counter options that should help. Menstrual blood can have a variety of colors so having dark blood is not abnormal. Cramping during periods is very common. Ibuprofen is a good option for that. ...Read more

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What could it mean have backpain stomach hurts feels full and a 3 day period w/light and dark blood. Feel sick every now and then. ?

What could it mean have backpain stomach hurts feels full and a 3 day period w/light and dark blood. Feel sick every now and then. ?

Normal: Sounds like a very normal period. Your symptoms are very common hormone symptoms that women experience during their periods. Taking over the counter medication like Pamprin or Midol will often help with these symptoms. Cutting out sugar from your diet and exercising often times will also help. ...Read more

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Dark blood on day one of period?

Dark blood on day one of period?

Not to fret.: This is likely just older blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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I have dark blood at start of period?

I have dark blood at start of period?

Not to worry.: That is just older blood being cleaned from your uterus. ...Read more

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Does a day of dark blood count as a period?

Does a day of dark blood count as a period?

Irregular menses: In birth control pill users, or women using a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD as a method of contraception, or are close to menopause, one day of dark blood can count as a period. If no contraception is being used, it can be a sign of a pregnancy. If you are not using contraception and are sexually active make sure you get a pregnancy test. Light menses can be a sign of an early pregnancy. ...Read more