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Why is my period early, brown, clumpy and slow? I am 21, sexually active, and this never happened to me before?

Why is my period early, brown, clumpy and slow? I am 21, sexually active, and this never happened to me before?

Changes in menses: Changes in your menstrual cycle could be a sign of infection. If this persists, or if you notice a continued discharge after your menstrual cycle is complete, it would be a good idea for you to visit your gynecologist to be checked for infection. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

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Why would my period be a week early, mostly brown and lasting longer than usual?

Why would my period be a week early, mostly brown and lasting longer than usual?

Irregular periods: Hormonal disorders or problems or an infection can do this. Stress is one of the most frequent cause throws off the women's period. Brown period means old blood from the previous period making it's way out cleaning the vagina provided that you do not have any other symptoms such as pain, itching , inflammation of the vagina , etc. suggesting a genital tract infection. Your gyn can regulate . ...Read more

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Why has my period come a week early and is brown a clump?

Why has my period come a week early and is brown a clump?

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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I got my period 7 days early and it was a dark brown colour?

I got my period 7 days early and it was a dark brown colour?

Menstrual cycle: Are you sexually active? Are you using birth control? Sometimes the menstrual cycle starts a few days early, or a few days later, and nothing is wrong. The body is an organism, not a machine. However, a recommend an exam by your healthcare provider for cultures, discussion of contraception, etc. Thanks for trusting HealthTap. ...Read more

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My period came 8 days early.It was brown and lasted one day now im 12 days late from expected day?

My period came 8 days early.It was brown and lasted one day  now im 12 days late from expected day?

Depends on history: Most people tend to have regular periods every month, occuring every 28-35 days with bleeding lasting for a fixed predictable duration. However, some people can have irregular periods that vary each month. You may elect to wait and see if you just missed your period (could be due to multiple reasons). If you have been having unprotected sex in the past, you may want to get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I'm a week or so early for my period, it's brown and very light and has been going on for a week now?

I'm a week or so early for my period, it's brown and very light and has been going on for a week now?

Irregular bleeding: 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 came 7 days early and it came out really light brown like you barely see the brown why is that?

My period came 7 days early and it came out really light brown like you barely see the brown why is that?

Vaginal discharge?: Similar to a question answered yesterday by a woman of same age. Still sounds like discharge of a color typical for infection, not menstruation. In sexually active women, STDs like chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomonas are frequent causes, although gonorrhea and chlamydia are uncommon at your age (30). Maybe it's nothing, but best see doctor. Better safe than sorry! ...Read more

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My period is 22 days early just brown when i wipe what does this mean its been 3 days? Im 31 and im trying to convince

My period is 22 days early just brown when i wipe what does this mean its been 3 days? Im 31 and im trying to convince

May not be a period: The spotting may be just that spotting and not a period wait until the period is due and see what happens. If your period does not start take a home pregnancy test, if the spotting continues see a doctor. ...Read more

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My period was a week early this month, and it should of stopped by now, but hasn't and it has been brown for about 2 days. Should i be worried?

My period was a week early this month, and it should of stopped by now, but hasn't and it has been brown for about 2 days. Should i be worried?

Options : Here are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. Brown equals old blood. ...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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more