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What does it mean if I am bleeding a shade of brown and it is like globs?

What does it mean if I am bleeding a shade of brown and it is like globs?

Brownish blood: If vaginal could be partially clotted already. Sometimes is variation, infection or sign of miscarriage/ ectopic f/U w/doc /urgent care check HCG may need sonogram ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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I started bleeding on Thursday then Friday it was light brown and now it's bleeding again what does this mean?

I started bleeding on Thursday then Friday it was light brown and now it's bleeding again what does this mean?

Vaginal? See doctor.: You don't say where you are bleeding but I assume vaginal. Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal bleeding should be professionally evaluated. There are too many possibilities to guess at the cause in your case: hormonal issues, pregnancy, miscarriage, infections (including STDs), fibroid tumors, and more. Call your doctor and make an appointment this week. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean when u are bleeding but the blood is dark brown ?

What does it mean when u are bleeding but the blood is dark brown ?

Vaginal bleeding?: The color of menstrual blood is usually not clinically significant. Dark brown blood is usually older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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I started bleeding today it was red than brown now its red brownish what does that mean?

I started bleeding today it was red than brown now its red brownish what does that mean?

Pretty normal: Your bleeding is oretty normal and should not worry about it . Some color change when the decidual tissue is coming out when the shedding of endometrial tissue is to be expected. ...Read more

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Light bleeding and light brown discharge. Never had this before. What could it mean?

Light bleeding and light brown discharge. Never had this before. What could it mean?

Anovulation: Most likely a cycle where the ovary fails to let loose an egg. These self-normalize. To be safe, take a home pregnancy test. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I came off the depo injection in October last year and been trying for a baby but since yesterday I been bleeding dark brown blood Wot does it mean?

Hi I came off the depo injection in October last year and been trying for a baby but since yesterday I been bleeding dark brown blood Wot does it mean?

Probably nothing: The kind of bleeding that you're having is very representative of a gradual shedding of the endometrial lining--sometimes characterized as a prolonged "withdrawal" bleeding. A great way to maximize your chances in a situation like this (e.g. irregular withdrawal bleeding) is to utilize an OTC (over the counter) ovulation kit to determine when you're most fertile. Good luck! ...Read more

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Im 17 and not a virgin , 5 days after i had sex i masturbated and started bleeding but now its a brown color what does this mean?

Im 17 and not a virgin , 5 days after i had sex i masturbated and started bleeding but now its a brown color what does this mean?

Old blood: Brown-colored blood is old blood, probably sloughed from your uterus. It is nothing to be alarmed about. That is, unless you masturbated in a way that harmed you? You have not supplied that information, but the usual touch methods are safe. ...Read more

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What does a period 15 days after the last one wit brown blood and barely any bleeding at all mean?

What does a period 15 days after the last one wit brown blood and barely any bleeding at all mean?

Leftovers : Probably old blood from your last menses. We're you more active recently? Have sex? That could have stirred up some older blood and discharge. If it continues, see your doc. ...Read more