I have a black vaginal discharge but it doesn't hurt, itch, or burn. I'm not sexually active. And this discharge is occurring way before my period.

Old blood. It's likely very old blood. Blood goes from bright red, to dark red to brown and finally black. You may have some old blood still in the vagina that didn't escape during your period.

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