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Question: Period Problems

 tz_lina - Thu Jul 01, 2004 4:12 pm

I am 18 years old and up until now i have had a regular period without any
complications. This month though my period had an unusual color and instead of the regular flow it was more like dark brown stains on the pad. I know this is not normal and I am wondering if it could be due to the fact that i suddenly lost weight in the past 4 weeks. I am really concerned and i really need your help. Thank you in advance.
 Dr. Russell M - Thu Jul 08, 2004 11:42 am

User avatar Hi!

When was your last menstrual period? Do you have lower abdominal pain? Would you be able to provide your sexual history? Have you ever been pregnant?

 tz_lina - Thu Jul 08, 2004 1:40 pm

Thank you for the reply. I do not have lower abdominal pain, my last period was about a month ago and I am a virgin, so the posibility of being pregnant is out of the question. That is why I am worried, the only possible reason that I see is the fact that I lost a lot of weight for a really short period of time. Could that really be the reason? Are things going to be back to normal or should I visit my doctor? Thank you ones again for your help.
 Dr. Russell M - Fri Jul 09, 2004 3:16 pm

User avatar Hi!

Do you have a habit in eating that you might want to discuss about? How do you feel regarding your body weight? What is your height and weight now?


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