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Menstrual Cycle (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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Why is my period blood brown?

Why is my period blood brown?

Old blood: Blood starts out red, but when it slows down, sits around in the uterus or vagina for a while, comes out slowly, the color normally becomes brownish... ...Read more

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My gf had a weird period light blood brown blood brown discharge it never turned into a heavy flow could she pregnant or just weird period?

My gf had a weird period light blood brown blood brown discharge it never turned into a heavy flow could she pregnant or just weird period?

Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after a "weird" period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Can implantation blood smell like period blood? I got my period 3 days early, and 5 days after sex, but it's light and red with clots, and smells

Can implantation blood smell like period blood? I got my period 3 days early, and 5 days after sex, but it's light and red with clots, and smells

If you have enough: bleeding to be forming clots - it isn't likely to be due to implantation. Most often women don't bleed due to implantation. When they do bleed from that cause - it is minute amounts. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood brown when I start my period?

Why is my period blood brown when I start my period?

Old blood: Your uterus is evacuating it's lining as well as the blood that comes from the shedding process. The blood has been collecting in the uterus and thus changes color - that's why it is brown and not bright red. ...Read more

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My period blood looks like mucus, why?

My period blood looks like mucus, why?

During the period: Inner lining of uterus is shed - it may be tissue. ...Read more

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After my mentruation 2 weeks after i had brown discharge and after a week my discharge smells like rotten egg then blood discharge came out. Im scared?

After my mentruation 2 weeks after i had brown discharge and after a week my discharge smells like rotten egg then blood discharge came out. Im scared?

Check for tampon: A bad smelling bloody discharge can be from a retained tampon. Check for that. If not, see your doctor to be checked for an infection. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell after my period has finished?

Infection: Menses and tampon use can associate with infection in the vagina. Voided urine can then become unusually odorous. Odor in the urine can be caused by yeast, bacteria, or old blood and associated ammonia. Certain foods can make urine odorous, also. Asparagus is well known to do this. Force fluids to see if this problem abates. You may require urine testing and urine culture and pelvic exam ...Read more

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Why do my vagina smells like blood after intercourse?

Why do my vagina smells like blood after intercourse?

Bleeding: Post-coital bleeding (bleeding after sexual intercourse) is most likely related to a vaginal tear. A history of painful intercourse strengthens the suspicion. The tear can be small or extensive, so if there is prolonged or heavy bleeding, an evaluation with a doctor should ensue. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood light pink?

Sloughing: The discharge experienced during menstruation is composed of the lining of the inside of your uterus that has built up in preparation for a fertilized egg. It can range from light pink to dark blood clots. There is more than just blood being evacuated. There is also delicate tissue associated with built up lining of the uterus. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex everyday my last period was march 5 april 2 got blood and brown discharge its a light period unusual brown discharge. Blood clots?

Had unprotected sex everyday my last period was march 5 april 2 got blood and brown discharge its a light period unusual brown discharge. Blood clots?

Pregnancy test?: If you've been having unprotected sex, you'll want to run a home urine pregnancy test. They are very accurate and turn positive 14 days after conception. Use first urine of the morning for best accuracy in very early pregnancy. ...Read more

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My semen turned blood red and my pee was red brownish urine. But now I pee normal yellow urine. What happened?

My semen turned blood red and my pee was red brownish urine. But now I pee normal yellow urine. What happened?

Trauma or infection: You likely had either a little trauma or an infection that is now well. If it happens again please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more