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A 23-year-old female asked:

Week after my period, i started bleeding brown then red blood. it keeps switch from brown to red for 4 days now. i have unprotected sex, what's wrong?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are very common. If you normally have regular periods and then suddenly have one that is early or late this usually gets better on its own with cycles returning to normal over the next few months. If you are not wanting to be pregnant you should discuss birth control which will also help with cycle control.

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Last updated Jan 11, 2016

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