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brown discharge days after period ends

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: The brown discharge is just broken down blood cells. At the end of your period, as the bleeding slows down blood stays in the vagina and starts to bre ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Breakthrough bleeding (brown or red) is common and is typically due to changes in hormones (estrogen and progesterone) and your cycle. If it persists ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely normal: This is very common as long as you have no other medical issues or history of HPV.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: The brownish discharge is actually old menstrual blood mixed with vaginal and cervical secretions. Unless you are having severe menstrual bleeding, th ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Could be: The slight bleeding may be due to a drop in hormones at mid-cycle. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: Several possibilities, including pregnancy problems such as a tubal/ectopic (out of place) pregnancy than could be serious. Might also be other probl ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. These could be due to imbalances of your hormones. Take care.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brown = old blood : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Discuss : With u pcp.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Vagina: That you have a normal healthy vagina and uterus.

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