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What does it mean if you were spotting before your period and then the day of you period you had dark brown discharge

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.

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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
18 years experience Gynecology
Unpredictable: Unfortunately, if you have irregular periods, your bleeding patterns and amount will vary. Brown disharge is older blood, therefore this could be your ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal 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 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 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Normal: What you described is withing the normal spectrum of bleeding in menstrual period. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, who ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: 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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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Early period: This is most likely just the beginning of your period. This is the beginning of the shedding process of your endometrial lining.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do a pregnancy test: If you are sexually active, then do a pregnancy test to exclude pregnancy. If you are not pregnant you may have spotting instead of a regular period. ... Read More

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