Saint Paul, MN
A 23-year-old female asked:
I have dark brown spotting right after my menstrual cycle and its going onto its 3rd day. what could it mean?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Rest of period: The brown discharge is likely just the end of your period. Brown equals old blood that has been sitting in the back of the vagina or lower part of the uterus. Some cycles it takes longer to come out than others.
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