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Period Blood Is Dark Brown
That's old: Deoxygenated blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
My period blood is dark brown and clotted. I've been having a lot of other symptoms. This is the first day of my period. Why?
Hormone cycle: dark brown discharge is actually of menstrual blood and mucous. Your hormone levels vary from month to month and the causes of irregular bleeding can be hormonal or related to stress, tension, anxiety or illness. Oral contraceptives can be prescribed by your GYN to regulate your cycle ...Read more
Brown = blood : Brown equals old blood. If this is right after your period then you are just passing some of the blood that has been siting at the back of the vagina.If your periods are irregular see your doctor to discuss options for cycle regulation. ...Read more
Period came on time, but experienced nausea, fatigue & cramping, dizziness & breast tenderness before & during period. Period blood is a dark brown.
Period light first: When you are experiencing the first few days of your period (or sometimes your last), you can have slower rate of bleeding. This can often be seen as just brown blood or lighter bleeding, as opposed to the bright red you're used to. This is common, and nothing to worry about. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Came of provera (medroxyprogesterone) 3 days ago (took them for 15 days to stop bleeding), now i'm having a period and the blood is dark brown. Is that ok?
This month when my period came the blood is dark brown in colour. I usually have bright red and lots at the beginning. Why is this? I'm not pregnant.
I was 6 days late with a negative pregnancy test. I started my period but the blood is dark brown almost black and very light. should I be concerned?
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I took plan b, got my period early. Blood turned into dark brown discharge, after 11 days some blood back in mix, still brown. Is something wrong?
Old Blood: This is more common when changing hormonal contraception or from endometrium that didn't shed with the previous cycle. Old endometrium or old blood is darker, often stickier & is not a problem unless it persists. After 3 similar menstrual cycles with dark black blood, see your gyn for an eval. Take care. ...Read more
Had protected sex month before period. Period was short, blood was dark and brown stuff. Kept stopping a day and starting. What could be wrong?
Period dribbler: Sometimes the lining of the womb comes off irregularly producing the kind of period that you have had. ...Read more
I got my period 5 day late, spotted 1st day, didn't no if it was period. Then heavy blood dark red and brown, next day hardly any.Is this implantation?
Possible: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy considering your age please see your doctor to discuss birth control options. If you are trying to get pregnant take a prenatal vitamin. ...Read more
Abnormal bleeding: Dark brown blood is oxidized blood, not fresh bleeding. This can be an off cycle, or associated with inflammation of the cervix, endocervical or endometrial polyps, sub mucosal myomas, ovarian cyst, implantation bleeding. Best advice is to see a Gynecologist for evaluation, r/o any serious problem. ...Read more
My period blood has been brown for a week now...at first it was a dark red and now its just brown. Usually by period is 4-5 days. This time its longer?
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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