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What does it mean when your period blood is gooey and dark brown?

What does it mean when your period blood is gooey and dark brown?

Prob your period: The brown discharge was likely your period just a very different one. Brown equals old blood. It is common to have an "off' cycle every now and then. If your pregnancy test is negative then you are not pregnant. Schedule a visit for birth control if you do not want to be pregnant or want better cycle control ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period blood is orange?

What does it mean when your period blood is orange?

Period color: Hi, there are 2 possibilities, 1- mixing the period blood with discharge from ur cervix 2- infection
plz see ur MD for pelvic exam. ...Read more

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What does brown period blood mean?

Brown blood is: Older blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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What does dark red period blood mean?

Old blood: This dark blood is not new bleeding, the uterus is just getting rid of old bleeding. ...Read more

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What does bright red period blood mean? From beginning to end it's been bright red and medium heavy

More blood: Bright red blood usually indicates greater than usual amount of blood being lost in the periods. You may wish to take oral iron and multivitamin supplements to prevent anemia.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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What does it mean if the whole week your period blood was brown?

Not to worry.: Brown blood is just older, more deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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For 24 hours, there was no presence of period blood. But suddenly, the period blood appeared again. What could this mean?

For 24 hours, there was no presence of period blood. But suddenly, the period blood appeared again. What could this mean?

Irregular periods: There are multiple causes of irregular periods, ranging from hormonal imbalances to medication side effects. REcommend discussing this issue with your OBGYn if the condition is persistent. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have bleed medium brown period blood for a few hours?

What does it mean when I have bleed medium brown period blood for a few hours?

Timing?: If its at the regular time then it's just a weird cycle. If its at the wrong time then it's just breakthrough bleeding. If it continues the next few cycles then see your doctor. Brown just means old blood. ...Read more

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My period blood is dark brown what can this mean its my first period in 2 months?

My period blood is dark brown what can this mean its my first period in 2 months?

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

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What does it mean if the smell of my period blood turns me on?

What does it mean if the smell of my period blood turns me on?

Nothing: This does not mean anything significant. Different people are aroused by all sorts of different things. ...Read more

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What do brown period blood for months mean? First started after having gallbladder removed recently. Have IUD for 4 years never happen before.

What do brown period blood for months mean? First started after having gallbladder removed recently. Have IUD for 4 years never happen before.

Old blood: Coming out of vagina. The timing is probably coincidental. The brown blood is likely just old blood that is now leaving your body. Likely this will pass with time. But if you have lower abdominal pain, tenderness or a fever (>101.3F or 38.5C) then I would be concerned because from that point all bets are off, brown discharge should be looked at as sign of infection. ...Read more

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Okay I had my period six weeks ago, and three weeks after that I spotted for two days, and it wasn't period blood, I also had slight cramps with it, and I still have not started my period, could someone tell me what this could mean?

Okay I had my period six weeks ago, and three weeks after that I spotted for two days, and it wasn't period blood, I also had slight cramps with it, and I still have not started my period, could someone tell me what this could mean?

Check preg test: First step is to check a pregnancy test at home. Anyone having sex is at risk for pregnancy. A home pregnancy test is cheap and reliable. If positive then this explains your symptoms. If negative then schedule a routine visit to discuss more effective birth control and irregular periods. ...Read more

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I didn’t have any PMS or cramps during my period this time, I feel completely fine and I have brown period blood this time, what does this mean?

I didn’t have any PMS or cramps during my period this time, I feel completely fine and I have brown period blood this time, what does this mean?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Really thick period blood? What does it mean? Could it be because I am on the birth control pill?

Really thick period blood? What does it mean? Could it be because I am on the birth control pill?

Normal variation: The quality of menstrual flow is more about how much tissue and blood and water is present. Variation doesn't mean anything to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Having the smell of period blood come out of vagina and light cramps but not on period, what could this mean?

Doubt major problem: You may just have irregular bleeding. Please see a doctor to rule out infection. Also if sexually active you should take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What causes stringy period blood?

What causes stringy period blood?

May just be: Tissue mixed in with blood (lining being shed from uterus). ...Read more

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Where dose period blood come from?

Where dose period blood come from?

Uterus: In detail, your uteral lining called the endometrium becomes engorged with bood due to effects of estrogen. When levels of estrogen peaks and dips, the blood gorged endometrium is no long maintained and thus menses occur. There are other hormones at play including progesterone, lh, fsh all of which are vital to ovulation and menstural cycle. Hope this helps. Otherwise you can look up further. ...Read more

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Is period blood supposed to be smelly?

Most women have a: Mild odor with menses. If you have a strong, new odor it would be best to insure that you don't have an infection. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Period blood bright pink, what's wrong?

Not necessarily: Anything. The color of menstrual blood is generally not of significant clinical consequence. ...Read more

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Is it bad if your period blood is black?

Doubtful: Dark menstrual blood is usually indicative of older blood - blood that has remained on the uterus of vagina longer. It is usually not very heavy.
Changes to your menstrual cycles are common as women get closer to menopause.
Significant changes in your menstrual cycle should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Reasons for very light, very pink period blood?

Reasons for very light, very pink period blood?

Light period: The amount of bleeding a woman has with her period is a result of the growth the preceding month. The pill usually makes periods lighter. If she is not on the pill, it may just be a fluke this month. Implantation bleeding can also happen around the time of her period, so if pregnancy is a concern, check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown period blood when im on with little pain?

Why do I have brown period blood when im on with little pain?

Less menses: Blood when exposed to air will oxidize and gradually turn brown (think of how a scab's color changes). So if you have light menses it will often be darker in color. Also less cramps because less prostaglandins produced. All good! ...Read more

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