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Okay so my last period was dark brown and smelted

Patient: Okay so my last period was dark brown and smelted really bad. It lasted 7 days and usually they are only 5 days. After it stopped I still had dark discharge it started to light up but not much . I had intercourse yesterday and my discharge is dark again. I don’t know what to do

 

 

Symptoms: None

 

 

Doctor: Hello dear,Thanks for trusting us about your health care.I can understand your concern here.Brown color discharg e during periods can be due to hormonal imbalance, infection, fibroid and PCOS.It is usually a old blood.You can wait for your next menses.If your next menses is also dark brown in color consult a Gynecologist and get yourself examined and ultrasound scan done to rule out the cause.Hope it is useful, feel free to discuss more.Regards

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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