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A 21-year-old female asked:

I missed my period last month and i do not use any types of birth control an now i've noticed brownsh pink blood that turned bright red what could itbe?

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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
54 years experience
Pregnant?: Certainly do a home pregnancy test if sexually active. If not pregnant irregular cycles can occur and brown blood is just old blood that has been retained in the uterus.

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Last updated Apr 3, 2013

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