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Why Are There Dark Brown or Black Clots in My Period?

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Updated July 19, 2009

Question: Why Are There Dark Brown or Black Clots in My Period?
Answer: Women are often are frightened when they discover dark clumps of tissue in their menstruation. Dark brown or black clots in your menstruation are usually a part of the endometrium (uterine lining) shedding and nothing to be concerned about.

Your Period and the Menstrual Cycle

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