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Richmond, TX
A 17-year-old female asked:

I am on my period. at first it was normal red but now its a light brown and it has a smell what and how do i get rid of the smell?

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Dr. Lori Mcneal
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Brown discharge: Brown discharge means old blood and is not unusual suring a period. An odor can mean infection. If it persists through the end of your period, see your doctor.

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