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A 36-year-old female asked:

My daughter got her period for the first time . it is brownish black for three days . i'm worried . help?

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Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Don't worry: Menstrual periods can vary a great deal, especially when a woman just begins having periods. As long as your daughter does not appear to be uncomfortable or suffering, just wait a few months for her body to adjust to this significant transient, and she should be fine.
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