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Why is my period brown and clotty all of a sudden?

Why is my period brown and clotty all of a sudden?

This may be: Older, deoxygenated blood and tissue being shed from the uterus. ...Read more

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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Started my period with brown clotty blood. What does this mean?

Started my period with brown clotty blood. What does this mean?

It just means: That tissue ; older, deoxygenated blood is being cleaned out of your uterus. ...Read more

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1st day of my period is dark brown and dry and clotty?

1st day of my period is dark brown and dry and clotty?

Probably normal: What you describe sounds normal. Many women have brownish flow initially which can also be quite light. As bleeding increases, the color usually turns red. ...Read more

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Wiped brown jelly like, that mean period?

Wiped brown jelly like, that mean period?

It could be the : Start of a period. Brown discharge can represent old blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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Does period finish when it turns brownish?

Does period finish when it turns brownish?

Not necessarily: However, brown blood is often older, deoxygenated blood and may come toward the end of the period. ...Read more

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Period lasting 2days n brown stains after?

Period lasting 2days n brown stains after?

Normal variant: Periods change each decade or so — you're heading into the "perimenopausal" time period so irregular periods are even more common. Even so, remember that you are likely still fertile if you're getting periods (even short ones) and you could get pregnant! ...Read more

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Period being brown after taking conceptive pill?

Normal: It is normal to have less flow with darker color while on OC's. ...Read more

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Brown stuff instead of period. What does this mean?

This may be your: Period. Brown discharge is usually old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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Why period starts then stops and then just brown after one day?

Why period starts then stops and then just brown after one day?

Short period: May be variation, sign of menopause with abnormal period — check FSH/ LH or due to pregnancy — would check HCG, Also consider polyp or hyperplasia. May consider biopsy and or ultrasound. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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What would be some cause for brown dishcharge in place of a period?

What would be some cause for brown dishcharge in place of a period?

Anovulation: Yu've experienced a missed cycle. These are most commonly due to anovulation. This occurs when the ovary fails to release an egg. This alters hormonal levels which disrupts the cycle. ...Read more

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Is it consider as period if the color is darkish brown and im getting it for 3 days?

Is it consider as period if the color is darkish brown and im getting it for 3 days?

If it is at your: Normal period time — it is likely your period. Brown coloration is usually due to older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. It could however also be breakthrough bleeding due to imbalance of estrogen or Progesterone (especially at a different time during menstrual cycle). ...Read more

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Is it normal for period to be 3 days late and only be a pinkish brownish color when I wipe for 4 days?

Is it normal for period to be 3 days late and only be a pinkish brownish color when I wipe for 4 days?

Light period ? : If you are bleeding daily, perhaps this is a light period rather than being late? I suggest you give your OB a call if this lasts more than 7 days ...Read more

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Can it be normal for periods to start of brownish and stay brownish. What does it mean to start a period early and is it bad?

Can it be normal for periods to start of brownish and stay brownish. What does it mean to start a period early and is it bad?

Irregular menses: Especially at your age, irregular periods are not unusual. Be sure you are not pregnant since this can cause a change in periods, as can use of oral contraceptives. There are many reasons for variations, the majority of which are not serious in any way. Dark blood is typically older blood that spends time in the uterus before it comes down. ...Read more

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Its not flowing but noticable very light brown colour when I dab. Contineous from period. Had problems down there since few weeks now.

Its not flowing but noticable very light brown colour when I dab. Contineous from period. Had problems down there since few weeks now.

You would need to: You would need to provide more info B4 we would even try to give you general health advice. What do you mean by "problems down there"? Do u have other symptoms? Have you had sexual intercourse since your LMP? R U using a contraceptive that has female hormones in it? We might be able to give you some helpful advice thru a Virtual Visit but can't prescribe meds outside of the US. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Is it okay if your period is brown?

That usually just: Means that you are shedding old, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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I missed my period on the 29th jan & had a brown period?

I missed my period on the 29th jan & had a brown period?

Need more info: Missing an occasional period is not concerning, as long as it returns to normal. If the pattern persists, first make sure you are not pregnant, then go visit with your obgyn. He/she may need to run some tests to determine exactly what is going on. ...Read more

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Take action pill made period brown?

Take action pill made period brown?

Brown blood: Is usually just older blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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Can dark brown blood signify a period?

Possibly: Sometimes brown blood may be seen with a period. Sometimes it may occur with implantation. ...Read more

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I have brown bloody discharge before period?

I have brown bloody discharge before period?

This may be: Some blood being cleaned from your uterus. ...Read more

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Does your period usually end a brown colour?

It may.: Brown discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the uterus. ...Read more

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Dark brown, very light period. Is this normal?

Dark brown, very light period. Is this normal?

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

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