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A 27-year-old female asked:

My period normally last 4 days. but this time its been a week and a half and im still bleeding a little when i wipe sometimes looks like fresh blood or brownish. hubby is deployed so im not sexually active not taking bc. is this normal?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Common problem: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections, polyps, fibroids and hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit

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Last updated May 12, 2018

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