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A 20-year-old female asked:

My period came 2 days late. a day before it started i had a stringy brown discharge and it only lasted 5 days normally it last seven am i pregnant?

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Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Likely not: Odds are that with a 5 day period, you are not pregnant, even if it was shorter than normal. Unfortunately, it is impossible to rule out pregnancy over the internet just based on symptoms. Please either take a home test or see your doctor for an office pregnancy test to find out for sure.
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