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A 28-year-old female asked:

On nikki bc have been for months. clotting and brown blood on cycle day 6. this period was very light and still spotting. only go 4 days usually?

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Can be normal: First, are you taking it regularly and have you had unprotected sex? It does not sound like you could be pregnant, or that that would be a cause of the irregular period, but something to keep in the back of head. This is, however, most likely due to some hormonal fluctuation within your system despite the BC. See what your next cycle does and if it is still a problem, see your Gynecologist!

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