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A 21-year-old female asked:

7 days late on my period. thick brown blood with blood clots this morning. excruciating pain in abdomen & lower back?

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Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Old blood and clots: could mean either pregnancy or infection. I would make sure to check a pregnancy test, then if negative check it again 1 week later. You do not want to have a miscarriage and not know it. If everything is negative, then you have irregular bleeding from cycle and may need to see a GYN to regulate it again, especially after 3-4 months of similar bleeding.

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Last updated Oct 7, 2015

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