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A 18-year-old female asked about a 22-year-old female:

Okay i have a friend and her period came five days early. on saturday it was light light red spotting and sunday it was brown spotting. then a mixture?

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Can be normal: There is a certain amount of variation in the period - coming early or late, change in amount or color - that is normal. So if timing is off it can be due to stress or eating too much soy. However if the person is experiencing unusual pain or fever or just got a new partner then spotting can be caused by an infection, and she might want to get checked.
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