A 18-year-old female asked:
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i have missed my period and im getting red/brownish discharge. what does this mean? is it something serious? i am 18 years old and am sexually active.

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: May not mean anything, but concern for uterine infection, ovarian cyst, pregnancy? May just be late and irreg starting. Do home test for preg, if do not start soon see your provider.
Answered on Jun 21, 2013

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