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My period is 9 days late - "blood" is brown and smells metallic. Is this really my period, or is it an infection? I don't usually have any problems with my menstrual cycle. It is always on time, and i can tell when I am about to get it. This is why i foun

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Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Was

Was your period late or early? From the text it appeared early.
An infection is a possibility though not a common cause of irregular bleeding. Irregular ovulation is a more likely cause. If you develop fever and lower abdominal pain infection becomes more likely.

In brief: Was

Was your period late or early? From the text it appeared early.
An infection is a possibility though not a common cause of irregular bleeding. Irregular ovulation is a more likely cause. If you develop fever and lower abdominal pain infection becomes more likely.
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