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A 32-year-old female asked:

Light brown discharge when wipping and and light right side cramps eight days before my period is suppose to start. what does this mean?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Variation on normal: What you described is likely a normal variation. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex.

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Last updated May 14, 2016

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