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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have the nexplanon in my arm for birth control so i rarely have periods. i just finished a period 7-14 days ago. i am not bleeding again and the blood is dark red almost brown and has large clots of tissue in it. the flow is otherwise low for me.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Menstrual irregularl: When blood turns brown, it is usually old blood being cleaned out of the uterus. There can be a mixture of blood and lining which is shed from the uterus.

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