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ferret_lady
Aug 2, 2007, 01:53 PM
This month for some reason my period is brown with some Red... I am 17 and I am sexually active although I've only been with only 1 guy for the past 3 years... so I kind of ruled out STD's... what could it be. Please help... :) I'm scared!

J_9
Aug 2, 2007, 01:55 PM
Normal. Brown blood signifies old blood and is the normal and natural way for our bodies to cleanse themselves of old blood.

GlindaofOz
Aug 2, 2007, 01:56 PM
Is your period heavy too?

GlindaofOz
Aug 2, 2007, 01:56 PM
Yup - What J-9 said

rankrank55
Aug 2, 2007, 01:57 PM
Brown blood is usually just older blood that is finally making its way out of your body.

ferret_lady
Aug 2, 2007, 01:59 PM
No, it's not heavy AT ALL... it's light. But I normally only get the brown at the end... but this time it's all the way through... I'm not having a normal one at all. My whole period has been brown... :(

rankrank55
Aug 2, 2007, 02:04 PM
How many days have you been experiencing this?

ferret_lady
Aug 2, 2007, 02:17 PM
For like 3 days... but it's brown with a little red.

nauticalstar420
Aug 2, 2007, 02:19 PM
The color has already been explained to you. Brown=old blood.

Now the fact that your flow is so light could just be due to irregularity. Women experience irregularity all through their "period having" days.

ferret_lady
Aug 2, 2007, 02:35 PM
How irregular does it get though... it's VERY light and brown... somebody told me it sounds like implantation bleeding or something like that. What is that?

nauticalstar420
Aug 2, 2007, 02:37 PM
This can answer your questions about implantation bleeding.

http://www.askmehelpdesk.com/pregnancy-new-motherhood/info-answers-frequently-asked-questions-our-health-expert-53866.html

Although some women experience implantation bleeding, it is actually quite rare.

rankrank55
Aug 2, 2007, 02:39 PM
Implantation bleeding is light bleeding that occurs approximately seven to 10 days after ovulation, when the fertilized egg implants itself into the uterus. Not all women experience this kind of bleeding. Irregularity can range from not getting your period one month to having a very long period. If you are concerned that you are pregnant, I would advise that you take a HPT in about a week using your first urine of the day. Good luck.

nauticalstar420
Aug 2, 2007, 02:39 PM
And here is a thread on irregular periods.

http://www.askmehelpdesk.com/womens-health/you-having-irregular-period-here-some-causes-what-you-can-do-114035.html

If you have anymore questions feel free to ask. :)

Veela
Aug 2, 2007, 02:57 PM
I have this experience quite a lot. I am notorious for missed periods and strange periods. If you are 17 then I bet there is very little that is "regular" about your periods. It can take years of having your period for it to become regular. For some people like me it just never happens.

But more on topic. I recently skipped a period (wasn't sexually active of at the time so it wasn't a big deal). But when I did finallyget it, it was brown the entrie time. Not even a hint of red which would be unusual for me. This is perhaps the third or fourth time this has happened in the past few years.

Another thing is that I find I have lighter periods during the summer months (no idea why) but this maybe part of the reason you are experienceing this. I personally wouldn't be to concerned.

ferret_lady
Aug 2, 2007, 03:38 PM
Thanks for all your help everyone, I am going to get a preggy test and we'll see from there... I REALLY hope it's negative, I want to have a baby with my boyfriend but not now. :(

nauticalstar420
Aug 2, 2007, 03:44 PM
Good luck, and I hope everything turns out okay, and the way you want it. :)

ferret_lady
Aug 2, 2007, 03:48 PM
Thanks. I hope so too.

rankrank55
Aug 2, 2007, 03:54 PM
Gook luck sweetie! I'm glad you are being so mature about the situation!

mela
Aug 4, 2007, 12:38 PM
Implantation bleeding means that you're Pregnant!

nauticalstar420
Aug 4, 2007, 02:28 PM
implantation bleeding means that you're PREGO!

That's obvious. But implantation bleeding is rare, and unless you go to the doctor you cant tell if it is actually implantation bleeding, or bleeding of some other sort.

mela
Aug 4, 2007, 05:27 PM
Thats obvious. But implantation bleeding is rare, and unless you go to the doctor you cant tell if it is actually implantation bleeding, or bleeding of some other sort.
Yes, but what I am saying is that if she is diagnosed with implantation bleeding, then OBVIOUSLY she's Pregnant! I didn't say that what she's having is implantation bleeding... I simply said that implantation bleeding means that you're pregnant.:cool:

nauticalstar420
Aug 4, 2007, 05:30 PM
yes, but what i am saying is that if she is diagnosed with implantation bleeding, then OBVIOUSLY she's PREGO! i didn't say that what she's having is implantation bleeding...i simply said that implantation bleeding means that you're prego.:cool:

Ah okay. You didn't put all of that before. Sorry.

geek16
Aug 4, 2007, 05:32 PM
This month for some reason my period is brown with some Red....I am 17 and I am sexually active although I've only been with only 1 guy for the past 3 years...so I kinda ruled out STD's.....what could it be. Please help.....:) I'm scared!
Nothing is wrong its just that when your going off your blood system slows down and release what left

mela
Aug 5, 2007, 04:21 AM
Ah okay. You didnt put all of that before. Sorry.
:) it's cool..

bree-anna13
Jan 8, 2010, 12:38 PM
Ok I'm 13 and I think I just started my period but it isn't heavy and it's brown... I don't know what to do I need answer's :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:

modelgirl
Jul 22, 2010, 12:54 AM
My period was brown last month could I be pregnant?

mandarleu
Jul 22, 2010, 11:03 PM
Where u pregnant or no

Immommy86
Oct 15, 2010, 08:27 PM
My period was brown this month and was spotty the first day and then got heavier. Why is this? Brown whole time please help:confused:

Mashia2009
Jun 9, 2011, 07:21 AM
Why is my period brown

mirembe
Jun 26, 2011, 02:18 PM
Normal. Brown blood signifies old blood and is the normal and natural way for our bodies to cleanse themselves of old blood.

My periods are brown and I get it for just one day

mirembe
Jun 26, 2011, 02:20 PM
And I cant have a baby

mirembe
Jun 26, 2011, 02:22 PM
My periods are brown for four month and I cant have a baby

braces
Feb 24, 2012, 07:43 AM
It is toatally normal I have it to and my doctor told me it is either the end of your period and you are cleaning out or it is altogether cleaning out.