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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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Why is my period blood black for the first 2 days?

Why is my period blood black for the first 2 days?

See your doctor: Brown/black discharge is typically light bleeding. There are lots of causes of such bleeding, including pregnancy, stds, other infections, polyps, or fibroids. Mathis can also happen with birth control pills. You should see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Why is my period black? When i go to change my tampon, the blood, or whatever it is, is black. Why? Should i be concerned? It's been like this the past few periods. Is it even blood?

Why is my period black? When i go to change my tampon, the blood, or whatever it is, is black. Why? Should i be concerned? It's been like this the past few periods. Is it even blood?

Blood : Blood from the period can appear black especially towards the end of the period. It is usually nothing to be concerned about. If you have other symptoms then see your gynecologist, but many women notice this occasionally and it usually varies from month to month. There are some gynecologists who feel it may represent a low iron level, so consider adding a vitamin with iron to your daily regimen. ...Read more

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How come I have black blood before my period?

This could be the: Initiation of your period. The black blood may be a combination of de-oxygenated old blood with sloughed endometrial tissue. ...Read more

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Why do I have black blood after my period?

Why do I have black blood after my  period?

Old blood: Black blood is just old blood. It's normal and not worrisome to have some old looking blood at the end of the period. ...Read more

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What causes black blood when I start my period?

What causes black blood when I start my period?

Hormone dysfunction: If there is luteal phase defect and Progesterone deficiency this can cause brownish/blackish discharge. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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