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?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
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.
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.
Last updated Nov 14, 2019
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.