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Is it normal to pass tissue-like things on first period day? They don't look like clots. Just dark red stringy tissue

Is it normal to pass tissue-like things on first period day? They don't look like clots. Just dark red stringy tissue

Menstrual fluid: This may be normal menstrual bleeding mixed with thickened vaginal mucous; however, if you see thick red-black clots that look like jelly- see your gyn for a pelvic examination. If you have missed a menstrual cycle, you must be checked for pregnancy. ...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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How long will my first period last?

How long will my first period last?

Predict: It's like predicting the future, no one can say for sure - but 3-6 days would be normal. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will my first period after a miscarriage last?

Can someone tell me how long will my first period after a miscarriage last?

Normal: A period after a miscarriage is typically normal to light depending on whether you had a D&C performed. If you have heavy or prolonged bleeding contact your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to have you first period?

Yukky: You should be prepared for it (supplies & information). Best to talk to your mom or older sisters, girl cousins, or girlfriends about their first experiences. Sometimes the first period occurs, & the young woman is entirely unaware! ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i would like to get my first period?

What do you suggest if i would like to get my first period?

Don't know your age?: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the US. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 & for others not until 16. If you are underweight be aware that usually you need at least 17% body fat to menstruate. So healthy weight can be a factor. Take care. ...Read more

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What advice should I like to give to a kid who is on her first period?

What advice should I like to give to a kid who is on her first period?

Menarche: The first period is called menarche, and hopefully girls have had some introduction before hand, as it can be quite a frightening experience if they are unaware! Advise them that the process is normal and not harmful, educated them on how much and for how long they should expect bleeding, and teach proper hygiene. Also, make sure she understands how to properly use maxi pads. Good luck! ...Read more

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What advice would you like to give to a kid who is on her first period?

What advice would you like to give to a kid who is on her first period?

See below.: Reassure them if they are worried about the bleeding. If they have cramps, you may want to give them ibuprofen. Make sure they know to change their pads frequently to avoid the embarrassment of leaking blood through their clothing. Have them go about their normal activities, including school and sports. Advise them that their next period may come sooner or later than 1 month from this one. ...Read more

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What is your first period supposed to be like after having a baby?

What is your first period supposed to be like after having a baby?

No rules: There are no absolute rules for your first period after a baby. That being said, most women report it can be quite heavy. ...Read more