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A 26-year-old female asked:

can brown discharge delay your period? is brown discharge for 5 days also a period?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Brown is Blood: Yes. Brown is older deoxygenated blood.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Brown discharge: Brown discharge does not delay your period. It actually is a period -- just older, deoxygenated blood.

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