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Doctor insights on: What Does A Dark Brown Period Mean

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What does it mean when you start your period dark brown?

What does it mean when you start your period dark brown?

Just that older,: Deoxygenated blood is shed from the uterus.

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If your period come on but it's very light pink then it stops and then it comes back on dark brown what does it mean?

If your period come on but it's very light pink then it stops and then it comes back on dark brown what does it mean?

Normal variation: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. Http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx Practice safe sex.

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If you are a week late on your period but then get it and it last two days and is light with dark brown color what does it mean?

If you are a week late on your period but then get it and it last two days and is light with dark brown color what does it mean?

Change in periods: If there is a change in the pattern of menstruation pregnancy should be ruled out. A pcp or ob/gyn should be consulted.

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Last Sex March 3. Period 18-23. Recently light brown discharged but today I had a small amount of dark brown What could this mean? I'm worried

Last Sex March 3. Period 18-23. Recently light brown discharged but today I had a small amount of dark brown What could this mean? I'm worried

Many causes: The menstrual cycle is under numerous influences, both externally (e.g. Stress, weight changes, diet, etc...) and internally (e.g. Pituitary gland, ovaries, adrenal glands, etc...). Additionally, pathology like uterine fibroids and endometrial polyps can also intervene. Sounds like a thorough work-up is in order; espe. Of course, a pregnancy is always a consideration. Get with your ob/gyn asap

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I just starded my period and its dark brown, what dose that mean?

I just starded my period and its dark brown, what dose that mean?

Period: Is this the first time this happened? Have you ever missed a period before? Could you be pregnant? Those are common questions to ask given the one you sent. However, this may be normal for you. I would advise monitoring to see if this changes and get a pregnancy test if it remains light. If it gets heavier, you can chart the flow for several cycles to see what is your pattern.

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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

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What does it mean when you start your period and your blood is a dark brown almost black color?

What does it mean when you start your period and your blood is a dark brown almost black color?

Old blood: The color of your blood solely depends on how long it's been since it was shed from your endometrium, or lining of your uterus. Dark brown blood solely means that the blood has left the lining awhile ago. This is typical and normal at the beginning and end of one's cycle.

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What does it mean when you start your period and your blood is a dark brown almost black color?

What does it mean when you start your period and your blood is a dark brown almost black color?

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.

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48 days dark brown dicharge is coming. Is it pregnant or period. If pregnant means when I can take test.

48 days dark brown dicharge is coming. Is it pregnant or period. If pregnant means when I can take test.

Now: You can take one now. A pregnancy test is accurate about 2 weeks after conception. It sounds like you are just experiencing irregular menstrual bleeding. Consider seeing an obgyn to discuss options for cycle regulation

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I got some stringy dark/light brown discharge for a couple days instead of a period, what could that mean?

Pregnancy test?: If you're having sex, the first thing to do is a home urine pregnancy test. They are very accurate. If pregnancy isn't a possibility, there may be a temporary hormonal shift. If things don't get back to normal by next month, seeking care to figure out cause could be helpful.

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My period starts off brown and turns dark red, what does this mean?

Both brown ; dark: Red blood is older and deoxygenated blood that is being cleaned from the uterus. This is not abnormal.

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I had a dark brown discharge one week after period ended? What does this mean?

I had a dark brown discharge one week after period ended? What does this mean?

Normal: What you described is withing the normal spectrum of bleeding in menstrual period. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.

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My period blood is dark brown what can this mean its my first period in 2 months?

My period blood is dark brown what can this mean its my first period in 2 months?

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.