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brown discharge, is this the first day of my period?

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Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: Brown discharge is typically light bleeding. Irregular bleeding/brown discharge is common in the first 3 months of birth control pills, and can also occur if you miss pills. But, there are lots of causes of such brown discharge/bleeding, including pregnancy, stds, other infections, polyps, or fibroids. You should see your doctor to be sure.
Answered on Mar 18, 2017
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