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A 47-year-old female asked:

Please tell me why im having dark brown discharge before my period come on is this normal i'm am 47 year old.

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Normal: This just blood which has pooled and aged a bit before the cervix opens. Verify this with your doctor.

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