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Is bright red blood normal during a period? I've never bled like this before.
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
8 doctors agree
In brief: Normal
Menstrual bleeding can range from bright red to dark brown.

In brief: Normal
Menstrual bleeding can range from bright red to dark brown.
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2 comments
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
See your personal provider to further evaluate the cause.
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
However, if you consistently soak a regular pad or tampon in an hour or less, you should be evaluated by your Ob/Gyn
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Probably
Bright red bleeding can be normal but the question here, is this normal for you? What has changed, if this is new for you? The blood a woman sees on her cycle is mostly the lining from the internal uterus mixed with blood.
The color is determined by how much blood and how quickly it reaches the outside. The faster, the brighter. Changes can be from a missed pill, or a resolving ovarian cyst.

In brief: Probably
Bright red bleeding can be normal but the question here, is this normal for you? What has changed, if this is new for you? The blood a woman sees on her cycle is mostly the lining from the internal uterus mixed with blood.
The color is determined by how much blood and how quickly it reaches the outside. The faster, the brighter. Changes can be from a missed pill, or a resolving ovarian cyst.
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