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A female asked:

I have been on birth control for 3 months and my 1st period was normal but the 2nd and 3rd were just brown blood with cramps and i'm not pregnant. ?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Sounds normal : Brown just means old blood. Sounds like what one would expect. Ibuprofen is also good for cramps. Periods are often lighter and shorter on birth control.

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