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A 18-year-old female asked:

My period has lasted 10 days now, and has varied from heavy dark red to brown to light spotting depending on the day. could it be an early miscarriage?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Possible: The only way to know for sure is to check a pregnancy test. They are readily available and relatively cheap to purchase. Otherwise it could be that you didn't ovulate this cycle and are having some breakthrough bleeding. It might be time to see about getting on the birth control pill.
Last updated Aug 4, 2013

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