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Have brown discharge for 5 days, supposed to get period in 7-10 day. Sexually active, on birth control. Had sex 5, 7, & 14 days ago. ovulated week ago?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Birth control

You mention that you are on birth control.
If so then you are not ovulating. Birth control works by preventing ovulation. Brown discharge is usually old blood. The most common cause is breakthrough bleeding -- bleeding at the wrong time while on birth control. It is annoying but resolves on its own. If the bleeding and discharge continues schedule a visit for testing

In brief: Birth control

You mention that you are on birth control.
If so then you are not ovulating. Birth control works by preventing ovulation. Brown discharge is usually old blood. The most common cause is breakthrough bleeding -- bleeding at the wrong time while on birth control. It is annoying but resolves on its own. If the bleeding and discharge continues schedule a visit for testing
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