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A 24-year-old female asked:

Brown discharge sometimes light blood for over 2weeks. i have skipped 3 periods by skipping the placebo pills and starting a new pack. is this normal?

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Periods: Your uterus probably has a good buildup of endometrium after 3 cycles and you are sloughing a little of it. Recommend you do not skip your next week of placebo pills and have a period to empty the uterus of endometrium. Expect a heavy period.
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