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A 18-year-old female asked:

Im 12 days late on my period. and i got my period yesterday and it was brown and spotting..now its a really heavy and thick flow. what does that mean?

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Dr. David Wong
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Depends: You could just be irregular, you might have been pregnant and had a miscarriage -- those are among several possibilities.
Dr. Leon Baginski
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Anovulation: The most common cause would be failure if the ovary to release an egg or anovulation. Of course, there is always the possibilty of early pregnancy loss or miscarriage.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2015

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