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My period blood has been black for 5 days now.What does this mean?

My period blood has been black for 5 days now.What does this mean?

Let me explain: Sometimes you may notice that your menstrual blood becomes dark brown or almost black as you near the end of your period. This is a normal color change. It happens when the blood is older and not being expelled from the body quickly. ...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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What does brown period blood mean?

Brown blood is: Older blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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Is it bad if your period blood is black?

Doubtful: Dark menstrual blood is usually indicative of older blood - blood that has remained on the uterus of vagina longer. It is usually not very heavy. Changes to your menstrual cycles are common as women get closer to menopause. Significant changes in your menstrual cycle should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the whole week your period blood was brown?

Not to worry.: Brown blood is just older, more deoxygenated blood. ...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