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Good question! By vaginal bleeding, I assume you mean from a cut. Blood from a vaginal injury would be very bright red, just like if you cut your finger. It would not immediately slow down because there is no way to put direct pressure on the wound.

However, menstual blood is a bit darker than fresh blood. Menstrual blood first "pools" in the lower part of the uterus before beginning to flow through the vagina. This delay is why the first blood can be lighter, and small amount. It's also why women bleed heavier first thing in the morning-- it pools in the uterus while sleeping, then when we stand up the blood begins to flow out. You will also notice clumps of tissue sometimes, called clots. Clotting of fresh bleeding from a cut looks different from menstrual clots. Also, many women wonder why their period ends with a brownish, light discharge. The older the blood, the more brownish it looks. The uterus must expel all the old blood, so to a woman it looks like a very light, and brown discharge.

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