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i just got over the flu yesterday and got my period last night but it's brown with a little red. is that normal?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Depends: on your normal cycle. Illness can affect your flow and you are describing old and new menstrual blood mixed with vaginal mucous; however, if sexually active, get a pregnancy test.
Answered on Jul 26, 2018

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