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A 38-year-old female asked:

I start my period on day 1, and it stops, but i get brown mucus for like the next 2 days, then my period comes. it is normal? i got my tubes tied 5 yrs.

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Dr. Christina Adberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Variation of normal: People can stop and start bleeding during their period, as long as your flow doesn't exceed seven days, then it's considered normal. Hormonal changes can happen as we get older that affect the flow of your period.

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Last updated Mar 1, 2014

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