A 18-year-old female asked:
I'm on birth control for about 3 months now. my last period was dark brown for a couple days then went red, this month it is dark brown again. normal?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Keegan Duchicelaanswered
family medicine 16 years experience
No worries: Dark brown blood means it's just older blood. Blood turns brown after it comes into contact with air. There will be some color variations with women's periods.
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