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A 42-year-old female asked:

I had my period 3/6-3/9, then a week later i started spotting dark brown blood and have light cramps here and there going on seven days?

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Dr. Christina Adberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
See a doctor: A normal menstrual cycle (from the first day of one period to the next period) lasts 21 to 35 days. It is normal to bleed for up to seven days. Bleeding in excess of seven days or bleeding in between the two periods is considered abnormal. Better see a doctor to get checked. S/he may want to do an ultrasound and/or a biopsy.

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Last updated Apr 9, 2016

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