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My lower abdomen just above my pubic line is very hard, haven't had a regular period since March. Last period very dark/black stringy discharge. ?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Brown discharge

Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat.
If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. Brown simply indicates old blood and is normal. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.

In brief: Brown discharge

Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat.
If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. Brown simply indicates old blood and is normal. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.
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