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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 it mean when your period blood is orange?

What does it mean when your period blood is orange?

Period color: Hi, there are 2 possibilities, 1- mixing the period blood with discharge from ur cervix 2- infection
plz see ur MD for pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood look orange?

Why is my period blood look orange?

No other symptoms?: Occasionally some women ask why their periods have an orange hue or look pinkish-orange. Ob-gyn doctors often say that the hues of the blood color is not important, as long as the periods are normal in other ways. The color hues may be related things like the ph of the menstrual blood or to vaginal fluids/mucus mixed in with the menstrual blood. An ob-gyn can help, if other symptoms are present. ...Read more

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My period blood has an unusual orange tint, and I just passed something that looked like a large clot but was grey in colour. Help?

My period blood has an unusual orange tint, and I just passed something that looked like a large clot but was grey in colour. Help?

Old Blood: Old blood can take various color from bright red to magenta to dark brown to black debris.
Unless it smells foul or is associated with significant abdominal pain, I would watch and observe if it persists
Best Wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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My period blood is orange. Slight cramps but no other symptoms. Just tried new sex position, could that be y? Never had this before. Should I see adoc?

My period blood is orange. Slight cramps but no other symptoms. Just tried new sex position, could that be y? Never had this before. Should I see adoc?

Old blood mixed: With vaginal and cervical secretions. Hint: make sure you are well lubricated: spend 15-20 minutes on foreplay and change ppsitions frequently. ...Read more

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I thought I got my period today due to orange blood. When I checked later it was darkbrown & gunky. What's does this mean? Period due on 22nd

I thought I got my period today due to orange blood. When I checked later it was darkbrown & gunky. What's does this mean? Period due on 22nd

An irregular bleed: 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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My period was late when I did have it (2 days long) it was all dark brown blood. 3 days later when I wipe its like a orange, brown! What's it mean?

My period was late when I did have it (2 days long) it was all dark brown blood. 3 days later when I wipe its like a orange, brown! What's it mean?

Nothing: The color of menstrual blood is not relevant or important. As blood degraded it will change colors due to a process called oxidation. There is no need to monitor the color of your menstrual blood. ...Read more

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What does dark red period blood mean?

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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What does it mean when I have bleed medium brown period blood for a few hours?

What does it mean when I have bleed medium brown period blood for a few hours?

Timing?: If its at the regular time then it's just a weird cycle. If its at the wrong time then it's just breakthrough bleeding. If it continues the next few cycles then see your doctor. Brown just means old blood. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What does bright red period blood mean? From beginning to end it's been bright red and medium heavy

More blood: Bright red blood usually indicates greater than usual amount of blood being lost in the periods. You may wish to take oral iron and multivitamin supplements to prevent anemia.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex.
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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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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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For 24 hours, there was no presence of period blood. But suddenly, the period blood appeared again. What could this mean?

For 24 hours, there was no presence of period blood. But suddenly, the period blood appeared again. What could this mean?

Irregular periods: There are multiple causes of irregular periods, ranging from hormonal imbalances to medication side effects. REcommend discussing this issue with your OBGYn if the condition is persistent. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the smell of my period blood turns me on?

What does it mean if the smell of my period blood turns me on?

Nothing: This does not mean anything significant. Different people are aroused by all sorts of different things. ...Read more

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What do brown period blood for months mean? First started after having gallbladder removed recently. Have IUD for 4 years never happen before.

What do brown period blood for months mean? First started after having gallbladder removed recently. Have IUD for 4 years never happen before.

Old blood: Coming out of vagina. The timing is probably coincidental. The brown blood is likely just old blood that is now leaving your body. Likely this will pass with time. But if you have lower abdominal pain, tenderness or a fever (>101.3F or 38.5C) then I would be concerned because from that point all bets are off, brown discharge should be looked at as sign of infection. ...Read more

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Okay I had my period six weeks ago, and three weeks after that I spotted for two days, and it wasn't period blood, I also had slight cramps with it, and I still have not started my period, could someone tell me what this could mean?

Okay I had my period six weeks ago, and three weeks after that I spotted for two days, and it wasn't period blood, I also had slight cramps with it, and I still have not started my period, could someone tell me what this could mean?

Check preg test: First step is to check a pregnancy test at home. Anyone having sex is at risk for pregnancy. A home pregnancy test is cheap and reliable. If positive then this explains your symptoms. If negative then schedule a routine visit to discuss more effective birth control and irregular periods. ...Read more

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I didn’t have any PMS or cramps during my period this time, I feel completely fine and I have brown period blood this time, what does this mean?

I didn’t have any PMS or cramps during my period this time, I feel completely fine and I have brown period blood this time, what does this mean?

Hormonal imbalance: 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, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Really thick period blood? What does it mean? Could it be because I am on the birth control pill?

Normal variation: The quality of menstrual flow is more about how much tissue and blood and water is present. Variation doesn't mean anything to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Having the smell of period blood come out of vagina and light cramps but not on period, what could this mean?

Doubt major problem: You may just have irregular bleeding. Please see a doctor to rule out infection. Also if sexually active you should take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm bleeding a orange sorta colour blood but I'm not on my period what could this be?

Hi, I'm bleeding a orange sorta colour blood but I'm not on my period what could this be?

Spotting.: Could be spotting which can happen between your periods. Could be a mild infection if there is discomfort as well. ...Read more

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I'm on my period and I wiped earlier and my blood was orange. Why.?

I'm on my period and I wiped earlier and my blood was orange. Why.?

Not certain but: Color of menstrual blood usually is not of major significance. ...Read more

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Period started 4/8-12/13 started again 4/29 nd still its not like my normal period its really really light nd blood is orange like pink why?

Period started 4/8-12/13 started again 4/29 nd still its not like my normal period its really really light nd blood is orange like pink why?

Possible reasons...: An early menstrual period may be caused by changes in hormone levels, which can be due to anxiety, stress, overworking, intense exercise, fatigue, or excessive weight gain/loss. If pregnancy happens, implantation bleeding occurring 9-14 days after conception may happen, and sometimes may last long enough to mimic an early period. An ob-gyn doctor can check, if symptoms are worrisome or recurrent. ...Read more