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My period blood is brown and has been for around 8 or 9 months, it starts off really light and doesn't get any heavier maybe for 1 day out of 1 week?

My period blood is brown and has been for around 8 or 9 months, it starts off really light and doesn't get any heavier maybe for 1 day out of 1 week?

Normal: What you describe is a normal variation on menstrual bleeding pattern. 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 or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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My period was four days late. My period is now on but I have what appears to be streaks of clear mucus. And now it my period blood is brown.

My period was four days late. My period is now on but I have what appears to be streaks of clear mucus. And now it my period blood is brown.

Check a test: Since you are late and the period seems abnormal, check a Refinance test to make sure. It will probably be negative, which means you had a delay in ovulation, it should correct over the next cycle. ...Read more

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Hi, my period blood is brown, its usually brown for 1 or 2 days before turning red but its been brown for 5 days now? Last period around 7 weeks ago

Hi, my period blood is brown, its usually brown for 1 or 2 days before turning red but its been brown for 5 days now? Last period around 7 weeks ago

Color varies: The color of menstrual blood varies and is not usually something we pay a lot of attention to. If your period is coming at the usual time this this is likely your period. If your periods are irregular consider seeing an Obgyn to discuss options for regulation ...Read more

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I missed my period in may. Period came 06/2 , I've still have pregnancy systoms. My period blood is Brown and red. Negative test tho ? What's wrong

I missed my period in may. Period came 06/2 , I've still have pregnancy systoms. My period blood is Brown and red. Negative test tho ? What's wrong

Pos pregnancy test?: Did you ever have a positive pregnancy test? It is possible that you were briefly pregnant, but it did not attach for very long, and that is why a urine pregnancy test was negative. I suggest you be seen for an exam to make sure you don't have a vaginal infection, or other gynecologic problem like ovarian cysts or fibroids. And you may want to ask if a serum pregnancy test is needed. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood brown?

Why is my period blood brown?

Old blood: Blood starts out red, but when it slows down, sits around in the uterus or vagina for a while, comes out slowly, the color normally becomes brownish... ...Read more

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Why is my period blood always a nasty shadeof brown?

Why is my period blood always a nasty shadeof brown?

old blood: Blood turns red to brown to black as it ages outside of blood vessels. It is normal. ...Read more

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Brown period blood every time i get my period?

Brown period blood every time i get my period?

May not be a problem: Depending upon whether you are or are not using oral contraceptives, this could be normal. If this is a new finding, an examination by your doctor is in order. ...Read more

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Why is my period blood a dry dark brown colour?

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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Why is my period blood brown when I start my period?

Old blood: Your uterus is evacuating it's lining as well as the blood that comes from the shedding process. The blood has been collecting in the uterus and thus changes color - that's why it is brown and not bright red. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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