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I had a c-section 1yr ago since then i have had a really bad smell during periods and my blood from my period is brown and i am in alot of pain.

I had a c-section 1yr ago since then i have had a really bad smell during periods and my blood from my period is brown and i am in alot of pain.

Concerned: That sounds a bit concerning to me. It might be perfectly normal, but being in a lot of pain and having a bad smell during your periods makes me wonder if there is some sort of infection going on. The best thing for you to do would be to see your gynecologist for an exam. ...Read more

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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 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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Brown blood two weeks before my period. Whats wrong?

Probably nothing: Midcycle bleeding is not rare. Brown just means old blood that has been sitting in the back of the vagina for a long time. If this is not normal for you then it should correct itself over the next few days. Consider taking birth control for cycle regulation and contraception. ...Read more

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Why does my blood turn brown at the end of my period?

Why does my blood turn brown at the end of my period?

Older: Brown blood usually just means its older, this is really common towards the end of a period. ...Read more

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Why was my blood so brown on the first day of my period?

Why was my blood so brown on the first day of my period?

See your doctor: Brown discharge is typically light bleeding. Irregular bleeding/brown discharge is common in the first 3 months of birth control pills, and can also occur if you miss pills. But, there are lots of causes of bleeding, including pregnancy, stds, other infections, polyps, or fibroids. You should discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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