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A 30-year-old male asked:

my wife had a period which ended with a brownish discharge last month. when we thought it was now clearing she had another period.after 3wks?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Menses: The brownish discharge is likely old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Break through bleeding or an early period may be related to hormone imbalances for a number of different reasons.
Dr. Hilda Ganesen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Do Home preg test: Start off with a home pregnancy test, if positive see your Dr asap. Infections of the cervix, missed contraceptive pills, and hormonal imbalances can be other causes.

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Last updated Nov 14, 2019

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