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A 39-year-old member asked:

There is brown liquid on ma panty..how to tell if this is pregnancy or ovulation?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Brown discharge: Is usually older, deoxygenated blood. If you have missed your period, you can take a home pregnancy test now. Ovulation timing would be about 14 days prior to your anticipated period.
Last updated Nov 23, 2013

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