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A 31-year-old female asked:

My last period lasted for 27 days (not counting days i spotted), then i was off my period for only 4 days before starting another period. very heavy bleeding, cramping but blood is more brown than my normal bright red. what's going on?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Common complaint: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available for cycle regulation. Most ovarian cysts resolve on their ow

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