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dark brown discharge after long period

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Change in periods : Need more information but this can be a normal change.

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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Dysfunctional bleed: May be hormonal or may be pregnancy related, ectopic, miscarriage or pending miscarriage or implantaiton. Check HCG and follow up with sonogram als ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Brown equals old blood. If this is right after your period then you are just passing some of the blood that has been siting at the back of the vagina.
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
D/c post period: Was your period normal? Would consider HCG, possible variation and or infection F/u with doctor /urgent care
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Anything possible: Although, your presentation is not classic for pregnancy at all, anything is possible. If in doubt, take pregnancy test. If negative, don't stress too ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Brown Vag Discharge: This is most likely aged blood left over from either spotting, a cervical irritation or even old blood from previous menses. In most cases this is ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe hormonal: imbalance. Estrogen/ progesterone. If discharge continues would recommend medical eval. Take care.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: If you think you are pregnant then take a home pregnancy test and in minutes you will have your answer. Sounds like you just had a late period which i ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Kushner
Specializes in Gynecology
Pink discharge: It is common for menses to 'tail off" over several days after one thinks that her period has truly ended. Slight pinkish d/c should not be alarming i ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yep: Could be any of these-get a pregnancy test if you miss your period.
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A 22-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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late period: 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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: period related discharge can take on many different appearances depending on the amount of mucus that is being secreted from your cervix around the ti ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brown = old blood: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually sel ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't predict that: It is usually just old blood being cleaned out of the uterus. It can be related to hormone imbalances.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Watch: It may just be related to hormone changers before your period, if you are concerned about pregnancy, check a test.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormonal change: It sounds like a minor hormonal change and i suggest waiting to see what happens this next cycle.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menses: You need to make sure that you are not pregnant, since your period has not occurred. This can be done with a simple urine pregnancy test. There are ma ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Neil Brickman
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mid cycle bleeding: some women with spot a little when they ovulate. If this happens every month you should see a doctor for evaluation.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You might just be: Expelling some last bits of old, deoxygenated blood.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Anselmi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably normal: One day of brown spotting after a period is normal. It should not be black discharge and should not be heavy. Multiple days of tail end brown bleedi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Baughn
47 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Due to endometrial sloughing.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods: 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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular periods: 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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