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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 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

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Anovulation: Most likely a cycle where the ovary fails to let loose an egg. These self-normalize. To be safe, take a home pregnancy test. If it persists, see yo ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
When in doubt: just check pregnancy test. And if you are still not bleeding normally and first pregnancy test was negative, check it again in 1 week. If both negati ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Infection..: Seems you might be suffering of a vaginal infection. Try to schedule a visit with your GYN provider in order to get tested and treated.
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A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Could be infection: or irregular spotting. If there is more odor and frequent discharge unrelated to frequency of intercourse, then it's more likely to be an infection. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Probably not.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If at the time of : The anticipated period - it may be. Brown discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redne ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Decreased necrosis: The period is because of necrosis of endometrium......which slowly heals....to give brown discharge . If sexually active.....infection can do it also.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Baughn
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Dried blood: Dried blood.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
20 years experience Family Medicine
Need eval: Brown discharge is usually old blood- but if there is an odor you may have an infection- go see your doctor for eval.
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