Hi, I just started my period yesterday and l am

Patient : Hi, I just started my period yesterday and l am bleeding an abnormal color. Usually my periods are bright red and every heavy. This time my period color is dark brown kind of blackish and im also having cramps. Why is that? I had unprotected sex last week. Could I be pregnant?
Symptoms:  Cramping pretty bad and feel bloated
Doctor :   Hello dear, Thanks for trusting ATD about your health care. I can understand your concern here. The color changes d uring menstrual cycle is considered normal because dark colour can be due to old blood and deoxygenated blood. If you had unprotected sex then chances of pregnancy are there but if you had period after that then there is no chance of pregnancy. Hope it is useful, feel free to discuss more. Good luck. Regards

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