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Why Would My Period Be Brown
Menstrual changes?: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more
Brown blood is: Older blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why would it be that my period is brown mucky colour after 4 days instead of the usual period colour?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Past two months i've had my period three times and two of the times have been nothing but dark brown clotts and some of them are big. What might it be?
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
My period normally lasts seven days this month it started on the 20th and I stopped on the 22 it was not heavy its was brown and very light. ?
Unsure of cause.: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives & perimenopause. Brown discharge is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Take care. ...Read more
Expected my period on 2 april but it came on 31 march. My problem is the colour was dark brown n was very little in quantity and lasted for 4 days.
Probably period: Brown equals old blood. It sounds like that was your period although likely not a normal period for you. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle and preventing pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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