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A 17-year-old female asked:

Just had period little over a week ago. now i'm having dark red/brown bleeding, not a lot. haven't had sex since before period & no birth control.why?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Old menstrual blood: mixed with vaginal and cervical mucous can cause this brownish discharge. I suggest monitoring your cycles and if this continues, see you GYN for a pelvic exam and culture of the discharge.

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