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A 21-year-old female asked:

Hi, i've recently had brown mucous discharge only when wiping. im not expected to get my period for another week. i'm also on birthcontrol and take my pills everyday at the same time. last period was may 1st and had unprotected sex may 6th . is this norma

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Brown discharge: is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. It could just be related to an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Could be normal. Variations in vaginal secretions are common

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Last updated Jun 2, 2016

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