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A 48-year-old member asked:

i had sex yesterday (protected) and now i'm having water brownish discharge. i just finished my period as well. is this normal?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Common: Common, but not normal.
Dr. Nicole Bullock
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
I would say normal. Especially if you are just coming off of your cycle. A small amount of brownish spotting is often just old blood. It would be common to see this after sex. Keep an eye on it. If it persists, you may need an exam to test for infection.
Jan 31, 2013

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