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How long does brown discharge last after period

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Gynecology 39 years experience
Brown discharge: Indicates there is old blood in it. In general it is very common and nothing to worry about. If it associated with other symptoms such as itching, odo... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farida Ghoghawala
Gynecology 52 years experience
Midcycle spotting: Midcycle spotting could be d/t ovulation drop in hormone at time of ovulation not unusual in perimenopausal age. If worsens or persists see your gynec... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Many possibilities: There are many reasons why you may miss a menses. Despite a negative pregnancy test, you could still be pregnant. To be certain, consider having a mor... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Because of stop pill: It's very common for the following period to be late after stopping the pill, usually 1-2 weeks late. I'm not sure why you had brown discharge. Preg... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Many options : 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 38-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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Obtain a home pregnancy test. They become positive at about the time you're ready to start your next expected per... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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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