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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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I got my period 2 weeks early it brown with some red but very light bleeding I am not on birth control and just started having sex again after no sex for a long time could the reason for my early period be from having sex?

I got my period 2 weeks early it brown with some red but very light bleeding I am not on birth control and just started having sex again after no sex for a long time could the reason for my early period be from having sex?

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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Why would my period be a week early, mostly brown and lasting longer than usual?

Why would my period be a week early, mostly brown and lasting longer than usual?

Irregular periods: Hormonal disorders or problems or an infection can do this. Stress is one of the most frequent cause throws off the women's period. Brown period means old blood from the previous period making it's way out cleaning the vagina provided that you do not have any other symptoms such as pain, itching , inflammation of the vagina , etc. suggesting a genital tract infection. Your gyn can regulate . ...Read more

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I am 43. The last few months I have been getting my period a week early. It is brown like it would be at the end of my period. What is causing this?

I am 43. The last few months I have been getting my period a week early.  It is brown like it would be at the end of my period. What is causing this?

Cycle changes: It's normal for women entering 40s to have some cycle changes. These can go on for several years before true menopause. Here is a link to a handout about what is in the normal range: http://www.cascadewomenshealth.org/download/PDFs/HealthEducation/Transitions%20to%20Menopause/Period%20Change%20as%20you%20get%20older.pdf ...Read more

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My period is 22 days early just brown when i wipe what does this mean its been 3 days? Im 31 and im trying to convince

My period is 22 days early just brown when i wipe what does this mean its been 3 days? Im 31 and im trying to convince

May not be a period: The spotting may be just that spotting and not a period wait until the period is due and see what happens. If your period does not start take a home pregnancy test, if the spotting continues see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my period early, brown, clumpy and slow? I am 21, sexually active, and this never happened to me before?

Why is my period early, brown, clumpy and slow? I am 21, sexually active, and this never happened to me before?

Changes in menses: Changes in your menstrual cycle could be a sign of infection. If this persists, or if you notice a continued discharge after your menstrual cycle is complete, it would be a good idea for you to visit your gynecologist to be checked for infection. ...Read more

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I'm on birth control pills (and have been for years) and my period is a week early, brown, and has lasted two weeks now. Is this a bad sign?

I'm on birth control pills (and have been for years) and my period is a week early, brown, and has lasted two weeks now. Is this a bad sign?

Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason, so hang on for the ride. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including age (if approaching menopause?), nutrition, illness, exercise (or lack of it), body girth, psychological well-being, stress, season, or simple fluctuations of other related hormones (thyroid for example). ...Read more

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I'm 24 w/2 kids.My period came a week early(brown blood)& it's been 15 days and I'm still bleeding(red&brown),what's should I do? Low energy, cramps

I'm 24 w/2 kids.My period came a week early(brown blood)& it's been 15 days and I'm still bleeding(red&brown),what's should I do? Low energy, cramps

See doctor if flow: has been quite heavy, as the low energy could be a sign of anemia from loss of blood, in which case your doctor may prescribe hormones to stop the bleeding and get you back on track. Also to check your thyroid level, as irregular menses are related. Periods can also be irregular if stressed or depressed, and being a parent of two children certainly means you have a busy life. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more