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Dr. Andrew Alexander
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I'd be concerned: Although brown discharge may be nothing, blood that is slowly released may exit the vagina with a brown discoloration. Women over the age of 50 have t ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: This doesn't show your gender or your age. But if you are an older woman who has gone through menopause and are now experiencing vaginal bleeding (br ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Uh oh: Sometimes women misplace a tampon up in the vaginal vault. This is not so common, but can cause what you describe. Make sure you have not done this.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Likely: this just means the older blood is being cleaned out of the uterus.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Wong
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: There are many reasons that you could be having this problem, but the most common reason is an infection. Other causes could be cervical polyps, impr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Patterson
43 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: Well, brownish discharge can be a sign of many conditions or even normal, but in some cases it can mean that there is some kind of problem ( like a ut ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
35 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly normal: I am uncertain if you mean that the spotting occurs before or during your menses. If the brown discharge is occurring during your menses, it may repr ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: If it falls roughly half way through your cycle, it could be related to ovulation. Although the discharge associated with ovulation is usually clear o ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Typically, it's old blood.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your Gyn: At 47, you are perimenopausal. It is not unusual to miss cycles or have irregular bleeding..... but, you are also at increased risk for endometrial ca ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It sounds like u are having some pre menstrual bleeding if coming from the vagina. Other good info would b 2 know if u r on the pill, how long it las ... Read More
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