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Very light period dark blood barely enough for a tampon?

Very light period dark blood barely enough for a tampon?

What is the question: Your period can be affected by many factors. More information and a specific concern is needed... ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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I've had regular periods, but this month i had a very, very light period with dark brown blood, not even enough blood to fill a pad. Could i be pregnant?

I've had regular periods, but this month i had a very, very light period with dark brown blood, not even enough blood to fill a pad. Could i be pregnant?

So take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. Since you had your period this seems very unlikely. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period blood is gooey and dark brown?

What does it mean when your period blood is gooey and dark brown?

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

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What does dark red period blood mean?

Old blood: This dark blood is not new bleeding, the uterus is just getting rid of old bleeding. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood a dry dark brown colour?

Old blood: Dry dark brown color means old blood. It could be that the full on period hasn't started yet. If the bleeding doesn't get normal this cycle, be sure to run a home pregnancy test if you've been having sex. ...Read more

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My period blood came out dark brown this month...why is that?

My period blood came out dark brown this month...why is that?

"Older": That is usually the result of "older" blood that has been in the uterus or vagina a little bit longer. It is still normal. If you have abnormal discharge, fever or pelvic pain then you should be checked. ...Read more