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What is the flow like in a normal period?

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The amount of blood that comes out of your body is called your menstrual flow. Light, moderate, and heavy are all normal.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Menstrual cycle: What's normal, what's not."

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Menstrual Cycle: An Overview."

Cleveland Clinic: "Menstrual Cycle."

Womenshealth.gov: "Menstruation and the menstrual cycle."

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on January 11, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Menstrual cycle: What's normal, what's not."

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Menstrual Cycle: An Overview."

Cleveland Clinic: "Menstrual Cycle."

Womenshealth.gov: "Menstruation and the menstrual cycle."

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on January 11, 2018

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