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what does cramping and light brown 5 days before period means?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
?Breakthrough : bleeding? Brown is usually old blood. Could be an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone.
Answered on Oct 14, 2015

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