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I have been on a birth control that is in my arm for a little over a year. My period blood is now brown through the whole cycle. Can you tell me why?

Altered blood. Altered blood in menstrual bleed is usually brown. You probably are bleeding less now than you did before getting the implant. It is not abnormal. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. Read more...

I have dark brown blood after my period 3 days after my period....ive also stopped taking birth control 2 months ago...what does this mean?

Abnormal bleeding. That might be due to Hormonal imbalance, infection, fibroid, cancer and prolapse. If you are sexually active then pregnancy is another possibility. Please see your Gynecologist for a pelvic exam. . Read more...

I've been on Minastrin 24 birth control for 3 months. I'm on my period now, but it's dark brown and very stringy instead of normal blood. Why is this?

Minastrin. as the iron in blood oxidizes the color goes from bright red to dark red to brown. Think about when you have a cut, the brown is the scab that covers the wound. Because your flow is lighter, the transit time through your vagina is longer and gives the blood a chance to oxidize and therefore become brown. Read more...
MENSTRUAL BLOOD. Your period on the pill will be different; it will be shorter, lighter and sometimes so light it will just be spotting. Read more...
Low dose. This is quite normal on the low dose pills. Because they they have a low dose of estrogen they stimulate very little endometrial growth and this is all there is to slough off. Hope this helps. Read more...

I've been on birth control for almost 2 months. My period on the medicine has been like dark brown/black blood. Is that normal?

Probably normal. Most bcp lighten the period so you only get a minimal period with darker older blood. Also use condoms as a backup measure and to try to prevent std's. Read more...

I'm on birth control and there's a little spotting of dark blood 5 days before my period. Why is this happening?

Depends on type. Breakthrough bleeding s not uncommon with certain of contraception, for instance with Depo shots. If you're on pills, a dose adjustment may be needed. Finally, when was the last time your thyroid was checked? I see you have a history with this condition, and that too could lead to break through bleeding. Talk to your OB about these possibilities. Read more...