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A 40-year-old female asked:

I had a c-section 3 months ago as well as a tubal ligation problem is my period is here now but it smells foul it's a mix of brown and red?

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Dr. Patrick Mckenna
A Verified Doctoranswered
Preventive Medicine 15 years experience
Retained blood: Might be old blood retained from your pregnancy. Any abdominal pain? Please follow up with you OB for more thorough evaluation.
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