What does it mean if my menstrual blood is brown?

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  • A , Alternative & Complementary Medicine, answered
    What does it mean if my menstrual blood is brown?

    If your menstrual blood is brown and late to start, this typically indicates low levels of progesterone. In this video, functional nutrition specialist Alisa Vitti describes how hormone imbalances can affect the color of your menstrual blood.

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  • A OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology), answered on behalf of
    What Does It Mean If My Menstrual Blood Is Brown?
    If menstrual blood is brown in color, it’s simply old blood. Watch Sonia Ceballos, MD, of MountainView Hospital, explain why brown blood is normal during menstruation. 
  • A , OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology), answered
    It usually means that your estrogen is somewhat low or it could also be a sign of a vaginal infection.
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