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String of dark red discharge

By Anonymous November 19, 2016 - 12:12pm
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So my period finished a couple days ago and today I had like a string of dark red discharge and it turned to a clear colour towards the end of the string (weird I know). Is this just the leftovers of my period coming out?

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Hello Anon,

Thanks for your question today on EmpowHer!

Sometimes blood in cervical mucus can look like a thin red streak or a red hair-like thin strand. This can occur after your period as residual bleeding, it can also be a sign ovulation which can occur, depending on your cycle, a few days after your period. When a new egg is released, it can cause a small amount of leakage into the cervix and mix with expelled cervical mucus waiting there.

I hope this has helped.


November 19, 2016 - 4:58pm
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