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A 31-year-old female asked:

Light start to period(not normal)then got heavy now i got dark red blood and then it's turned brown but when i wipe it's red, implantation or bleeding?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Can't really tell...: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome.

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Last updated Dec 10, 2013

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