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A 21-year-old female asked:

Plan b bleeding or implantation. took pb.. a week later had bled it was a small amount on pad bt when i wiped it was a lot blood was brown nd dark red?

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Vaginal bleeding: Old blood is dark red or brown. Transit time through the vagina allows blood to oxidize and therefore change color. The bleeding you describe is most likely due to this transit time. Take a pregnancy test to be sure you are not pregnant. See your doctor if it continues.

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