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I started my period and the blood is orangey/red/watery, it

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I started my period and the blood is orangey/red/watery, it also looks very light. I also have a yeast infection. could i be pregnant or does my blood look like this because i have a yeast infection?
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: They aren't that regular, and no I'm not in pain
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 12 months ago.


Myself Dr Josh- and I’m happy to help with your question today.

Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern-

Are you taking any medications for yeast infection?

Do you have regular periods in past?

Do you suffer from anxiety or severe stress?

Are you on any medications?

Any other health or medical problems ?

Waiting for your reply…


Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I am on antibiotocs for strep throat, and yes I am taking medicine for my yeast infection. I just started college and have had concern of being pregnant so I would say that I am a bit stressed at the moment, and my period aren't always regular
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 12 months ago.


Thanks for all these additional details.

I am sorry to hear about your problems.

Well, Changes in the period blood in terms of color and texture aren’t always related to health problems and shouldn’t be taken too seriously unless it persists or happens frequently with other symptoms such as pain, itchiness and swelling in the genitals.

Orange period blood is a result of the red blood getting mixed with the cervical fluid which gives it an orange color along with red flecks. It can happen at times of yeast infection.

Having light periods, with orange/red watery is normal.

No need to take stress. It doesn't sounds to be pregnancy. No need to worry.

Stress, hormonal imbalance, exercise, anxiety issue could cause such changes in period blood and texture.

No need to to get panic.

You are not pregnant.

Hope this helped.

If there is anything else that you would like to know.I am happy to address your follow-up questions. Please use the REPLY BUTTON to reply back to me

Thank you.

Kind Regards


Expert:  Dr Josh replied 12 months ago.

Hi, just checking in to see how things are going.

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