A 25-year-old female asked:
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period came on time, but experienced nausea, fatigue & cramping, dizziness & breast tenderness before & during period. period blood is a dark brown.

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Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Not abnormal symptoms. Check a urine pregnancy first. If negative try Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen a few days and heat over pelvis for the discomfort. Brown blood is old blood. The uterus must shed itself fully the brown blood is old blood from last cycle b
Answered on Jan 8, 2016

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