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Is beginning of any period with brown (not red) spotting any concern?

Is beginning of any period with brown (not red) spotting any concern?

Not normally: If you do not have an infection or discharge with symptoms you should be OK. ...Read more

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Why was my period more brown blood than red blood ?

Why was my period more brown blood than red blood ?

Older blood: The color of blood really only tells you one thing: bright red is fresh blood, brown to black is older blood.Normal menstrual bleeding can contain eater or both her the course of the period. No cause ego alarm. Good wishes. ...Read more

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My ovaries are noticeably larger and my period has been brown not red the past 2 cycles. What is causing this to happen?

My ovaries are noticeably larger and my period has been brown not red the past 2 cycles. What is causing this to happen?

Periods can differ: Not every period wil be the same for every women in every month. Variability is ok and expected. The quality of your bleeding such as color, or clots or duration, can change without any significant problems in your system. Reagrdign your ovaraies, it is hard to ascertain what "bigger" means and if that indicates anythgin medically. You can always visit your obgyn to help you with these question. ...Read more

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I usually have my period anywhere from 2 to 3 months. 2 weeks ago I thot i had my period it was brown/red. Now I'm having cramps. I have irreg. Period?

I usually have my period anywhere from 2 to 3 months. 2 weeks ago I thot i had my period it was brown/red. Now I'm having cramps. I have irreg. Period?

Irregular periods: Your period should come roughly every 30 days. Can range from 21-40 with average being about 28-20 days from the start of one to the start of the next. If your period comes more or less often, regardless of how long the bleeding lasts or how light or heavy it is, that can indicate a hormonal imbalance and should be evaluated by your primary care physician or ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Early period brown then red over a week now 28yrs old never pregnant periods usually normal lasts 4 days. Still on this irreg. period bleeding moderat?

Early period brown then red over a week now 28yrs old never pregnant periods usually normal lasts 4 days. Still on this irreg. period bleeding moderat?

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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I have been on nuvaring for about 2 years now but my past cycle i took it out a few days late. Instead of my period i got brown/red spotting for 3days?

I have been on nuvaring for about 2 years now but my past cycle i took it out a few days late. Instead of my period i got brown/red spotting for 3days?

It is possible: When the ring is removed sometimes the period is delayed and there is not much of a lining to shed and the brown red spotting can occur. It is not a problem unless you develop a fever and/or abdominal pain. Monitor for pain or discomfort and if so , please be seen ...Read more

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