A 36-year-old member asked:
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how long does brown discharge last?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: Brown discharge is usually old blood. I guess the answer depends on why you are bleeding. It may just be related to hormonal imbalance. But if prolonged please d/w your gynecologist.
Answered on Apr 14, 2017

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