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Why Is My Period Blood Dark Red
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
My period blood is dark like a really dark red and this is the second month it's been dark, is this normal?
You may want: to check with a healthcare provider re: possibility of anemia. Changes to the appearance of your blood can be attributed to amount of hemoglobin in your blood, or clotting that may cause darker color. In the case of clotting, an increase in the total amount of menstrual bleeding will generally lead to darker color blood since it tends to stay longer in the uterus and thus changes color. ...Read more
My period blood has been brown for a week now...at first it was a dark red and now its just brown. Usually by period is 4-5 days. This time its longer?
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
Hi, my period blood is normally dark red and heavy however this month its very light Flo and light pink, what can be the reason?
I'm 36 and trying to conceive for the 1st time. During my period, blood is all dark - no bright red. Is that anything to worry about with conception?
No, I don't think: it indicates a problem, and is nothing to worry about with conception.. ...Read more
My period blood is normally bright red but has been a black red the whole time. It has lasted for three weeks and counting. What should I do?
Old blood: the darker the blood is basically the older it is. Most likely you aren't ovulating regularly and as a result have prolonged breakthrough bleeding. Its time to see a gynecologist. If you don't have one at least call your family physician tomorrow and explain the number of days you have been bleeding so either something can be done or they get you in with GYN ...Read more
My period blood was all brown and I'm skipping periods they have been once every two months lately I- used to be very regularly with heavy red ones?
Period: There may have been a hormonal change in your body. I would recommend visiting a gyn doc to clarify the cause ...Read more
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