xseonaid (xseonaid) wrote in menstrual_cups,
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A Newbie Question.

Hello

I'm new to this community and menstrual cups. I have a question I hope someone can help me with.

I'm using a menstrual cup for the first time and I've noticed the blood it's collecting is very dark brown, almost black. Is this normal or should the blood be red? I am on the third day of my period so I don't think it should be old blood. I have only been using the cup for around eight hours without emptying it. Is the blood collected by the cup normally darker than that on pads or should I be concerned about this?

Thanks
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