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A 32-year-old female asked:

I have been on my period bleeding brown blood for 8 days and i have the copper iud for 5 years should i be worried?what could this mean?

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Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
It Depends: I am sorry to hear about the bleeding. The brown blood is likely just old blood that is now leaving your body. Likely this will pass with time (about another 3-4 days). But if you have lower abdominal pain, tenderness or a fever (>101.3F or 38.5C) then I would be concerned. If you continue to bleed for more than 14 days or if you develop a fever (>101.3F) or have abdominal pain than see a doc.
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Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
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May 16, 2015
Last updated May 24, 2015


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