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Does spotting for 4 days then 2 days of dark brown discharge count as a period

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
It can: It can depending on whate OCP you have been taking and for how long.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Spotting : Depends! If it occurred during the time of your period should have came then yes
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The brown discharge: Is likely to be old blood. Sounds like it is just some of the blood from your period. Take care.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Light spotting ok: Spotting can occur or ala under almost any circumstance, and as long as it's light and subsides in a reasonable amount of time - aide less than a week ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Spotting: You may be spotting old unoxygenated blood which is a benign condition.
A member asked:
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brown = blood: Brown is usually old blood. This is likely you period although it may be an abnormal one for you.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ok to vary: It is normal for a woman's periods to sometimes be different - to be earlier or later by a few days or to last a little longer or shorter than usual. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Change in hormone...: ...levels is the most likely cause. There are normal fluctuations in hormones that can cause spotting (minor vaginal bleeding) between periods. Sinc ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Menstrual issues: Brown may be old blood. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyro ... Read More

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