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I have just started my period again, not late a little bit early, the thing is i'm usually really heavy and dark with not alot of pain.

but with this one it's a constant pain and it's a bright red color and just as heavy as normal

is this normal?

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replied August 16th, 2008
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First of all --- how old are you and how long have you been getting your menstrual period?
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replied August 17th, 2008
I'm 21 and have had a period for 12 years
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replied August 17th, 2008
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I'm in my early 30's and can remember a time when my period was light and I had not pain ... but it changed sometime a few years back and became VERY painful for a day.

I'm not sure if your symptoms point toward a disorder, or not. But you might be wise to visit your OB GYN to seek advice about the changes (color of the blood and severe pain). Can you describe the pain a little better? (Location, possible source, duration, etc.)
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replied August 17th, 2008
a permanent dull ache in my lower stomach, i don't usually get pain so was a bit worried!!
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replied August 19th, 2008
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Right. As I said, if you suspect something is wrong, go see the gynecologist. But it sounds like you're describing the feeling of hemorrhaging from the inside walls of the uterus. I normally get that low, dull ache for at least 3-5 hours now when I never had it before. Seems pretty normal for a menstrual period. Sad

Does it go away after a while?
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replied August 19th, 2008
not really...takes me ages to sleep as well so it makes me fell worse!!
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replied August 20th, 2008
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Wow. That sounds quite debilitating. I suggest that you follow up by asking your GYN what's going on and what actions you can take in the short term (pain meds) as well as the long term (treatments) to help you during your period. Good luck and let us know what your gynecologist says!
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replied May 9th, 2010
i had sex 6 days after my period and now the next my i got my period and it is really light and pink could i be pregnant/ it usually dark red and heavy
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replied September 12th, 2010
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