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Longer period, watery period, bright red to brownish red in color, no clots. And is pretty heavy. Any answers please?

Longer period, watery period, bright red to brownish red in color, no clots. And is pretty heavy. 
Any answers please?

Cycle variations: may be due to multiple factors: stress, tension, usually hormonal fluctuations, illneess and mutiple issues. Keep a menstrual diary for you and your GYN. ...Read more

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Just turned 40.. im on my 8th day of my period. Bright red which is unusual for me. Usually only have it 5 days. Should I worry?

  Just turned 40.. im on my 8th day of my period. Bright red which is unusual for me. Usually only have it 5 days. Should I worry?

Track cycles: Track your cycles over the next few months. If they continue to be long and heavy schedule a visit with your obgyn to discuss options for cycle regulation. ...Read more

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Period 3 days late bloated 5 days some food adversions started what i think is period bright red but not consistent could i be pregnant?

Period 3 days late bloated 5 days some food adversions started what i think is period bright red but not consistent could i be pregnant?

If you are having: Spotting and not your period, then pregnancy is a possibility. Home pregnancy tests are inexpensive and easy to use. That will provide you with an accurate answer. Take care. ...Read more

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Have had blood in my urine for seven consecutive days after plasma donation. Its less than my period, bright red, requires I use maxpads. Concerning?

Have had blood in my urine for seven consecutive days after plasma donation. Its less than my period, bright red, requires I use maxpads. Concerning?

Urine/vaginal blood: Are you sure the blood is in your urine, not vaginal bleeding. Either way, blood in the urine and abnormal or unexplained vaginal bleeding always is "concerning" and you should see your doctor. This has nothing to do with having donated plasma recently, just a coincidence. ...Read more

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Polyistic ovary syndrome.Period bright red and thick, runny and painful what should I do?Waiting for hospital appointment about PCOS

Polyistic ovary syndrome.Period bright red and thick, runny and painful what should I do?Waiting for hospital appointment about PCOS

PCOS: Be patient for the appointment. Australian doctors know how to take care of this. How am I so sure! I graduated from Sydney University Medical School in 1970 and after 40 years in the USA I am heading back for the 45th anniversary since graduation. I keep in contact with classmates and my colleagues are superb. ...Read more

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I'm on birth control and I got My period (bright red, normal length but light) but 2 days before I got a tiny light pink smear. Am I pregnant?

I'm on birth control and I got My period (bright red, normal length but light) but 2 days before I got a tiny light pink smear. Am I pregnant?

Ocps: Is this your first pill pack? Did you take all your pills as instructed? Same time and everyday? If you took them correctly the likelihood of pregnancy is very low. Despite the use of OCPs the use of condoms is also encouraged. Are you in a longstanding, committed relationship? If not then definitely condoms should be used. ...Read more

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Missed period, spotting during that missed period, bright red spotting 2 weeks later, negative hpt. Am I pregnant?

Missed period, spotting during that missed period, bright red spotting 2 weeks later, negative hpt. Am I pregnant?

Depends: If you did not have unprotected sex since the last period and did the test correctly, you are not pregnant. You may wish to re do the test in 4-5 days, Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Am i having a miscarriage? I'm about 6 weeks pregnant. I went to a clinic and had a test done yesterday the 29th. I started cramping tonight and bleeding (it almost looked like the start of my period bright red) before tonight i was spotting a brownish co

Am i having a miscarriage? I'm about 6 weeks pregnant. I went to a clinic and had a test done yesterday the 29th. I started cramping tonight and bleeding (it almost looked like the start of my period bright red) before tonight i was spotting a brownish co

You : You need to be under the care of a physician for your pregnancy. If you have an insurance issue, each state has programs that allow every woman to have pre-natal care regardless of coverage or lack therof. Bleeding in early pregnancy can be a sign of a miscarriage or a threatened miscarriage. By the date of this post about a week has passed. Has the bleeding stopped completely? Have you seen a doctor? If not you should do so right away. Please reply, i would appreciate an update. ...Read more

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I'm 41 years old . Suddenly my period is bright red and very heavy is this normal ?

I'm 41 years old . Suddenly my period is bright red and very heavy is this normal ?

Maybe: You can expect changes in your period as menopause approaches and if your cycle lengthens your period can become heavier because you had more time for the lining to grow but other things can also cause this. You need a full history, exam, and appropriate testing to be able to say whether your very heavy, bright red period is normal or not. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dark brown blood first two days of period, then bright red with very large clots. What is going on? This is every month.

Dark brown blood first two days of period, then bright red with very large clots. What is going on? This is every month.

This can be common: It is not uncommon to have dark brown blood at the beginning of a period b/c this is usually old blood/tissue. Once the period gets going and the uterine lining is shed, the blood will look brighter and have larger clots. If this is a change in your period, then speak with your doctor as to the cause of this change. Sometimes periods are too heavy and cause anemia due to the excess blood loss. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period starts bright red then mid week its brown then stops for half day and some nights then starts bright red again?

What does it mean when your period starts bright red then mid week its brown then stops for half day and some nights then starts bright red again?

It happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, a longer or shorter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my period is bright red during menapause and accompanied by lingering pain?

What does it mean if my period is bright red during menapause and accompanied by lingering pain?

GYN eval needed.: If you had a complete cessation of periods for at least a year and now have begun bleeding again (accompanied by abdominal pain) please seek gynecological evaluation. ...Read more

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Bleeding 2weeks before period due bright red was pink at first usually get my period on the 28th second month this had happend is this normal?

Bleeding 2weeks before period due bright red was pink at first usually get my period on the 28th second month this had happend is this normal?

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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My boyfriend and i got into a fuss he shoved me down 2 days later started my period bright bright red big clots lots of them and neverending flow for ?

My boyfriend and i got into a fuss he shoved me down 2 days later started my period bright bright red big clots lots of them and neverending flow for ?

Domestic violence: The unusually heavy bleeding may or may not be related to an injury, but it should be evaluated by a doctor. Equally important is feeling safe in your home and freeing yourself from domestic violence. Please call the Domestic Violence Hotline at: 1-800-799-7233 ...Read more

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On for 6 weeks now i just got an ultrasound done yesturday an now my period is bright red with an odor ?

Unclear: I'm sorry, not understanding the first part of your question probably due to a typo -- "On for 6 weeks now" -- makes me unable to give or even guess at a helpful answer. Please resubmit:) ...Read more

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