as salaam u aliakum
1) with regard to mensturation, what is the actual duration of a period?
2) is it from the time there appears a discoloured discharge ie reddish to brown, no heavy bleedingor from the actual red blood stained discharge?
3)and the end also would that apply to the time when bleeding stops or when there is no discoloured discharge?
4) also then if the period before ie the discoloured discharge appears is one allowed sexual intercourse in this time.
5) If one has erroneously had intercourse during this time what should one do if it is not allowed?