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last month, i was a week late on my period and had a week long brown stringy discharge instead. spotted for 5 days two weeks later. still no period...

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
If unprotected?: do a home pregnancy test if not using contraception.
Answered on Apr 12, 2016

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