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A 23-year-old female asked:

Noticed spotting 8 days after period ended. it was brown and red mixed with mucous. is this normal or concerning?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Break through : Break through bleeding can occur due to hormonal imbalance. Brown blood is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Hopefully, this resolves. If it happens for 3 or more cycles please consult with your gynecologist.
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