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    What does scanty vaginal discharge during periods indicate?

Posted on Thu, 10 Aug 2017 in Women's Health
Question: Im one day late from my period. Olay a little blood came out when I wipe. I can feel blood flowing down when I pee but nothing coming out.

Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 47 minutes later
Brief Answer:
your period should start within 24 to 48 hours since slight bleeding seen

Detailed Answer:
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

It is not unusual to be a few days late for a period even if it is usually regular. The fact that the bleeding has started slightly with wiping means that is would intensify within the next 24 to 48 hours.

You can consider using a pad or tampon to monitor for bleeding

I hope this helps feel free to ask any other questions
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. Michelle Gibson James 21 hours later
Now I'm peeling more then I do as in I can't hold it any longer than I really running to the bathroom. I am drinking water as well. I still feel like my period blood is going with the pee but nothing came out. Should I put an heating pad on my stomach? I have been stressing out about somethings, but don't know if that the cause. I am cramping along with it too.
Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
can use the heating pad

Detailed Answer:

the cramping indicates that the period will likely start soon.

A heating pad can help to reduce the pain and you can also use an anti inflammatory pain killer such as ibuprofen or naproxen.

Stress can affect the period so it may be playing a role
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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