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What do you call the brown discharge in my underwear??

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Dr. Natalie Sieb
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In brief: Old Blood

It is most likely old blood from your previous menstrual cycle.
This is not uncommon for many women as your uterus, cervix, and/or upper vagina can retain some blood from your last period and while it's there it turns brown and then will eventually leak out, often mid-cycle and cause what you are now experiencing. Shouldn't be anything to worry about.

In brief: Old Blood

It is most likely old blood from your previous menstrual cycle.
This is not uncommon for many women as your uterus, cervix, and/or upper vagina can retain some blood from your last period and while it's there it turns brown and then will eventually leak out, often mid-cycle and cause what you are now experiencing. Shouldn't be anything to worry about.
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