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i have black discharge for nearly a week after my periods..i don't feel any abdominal pain or anything?

By Anonymous March 20, 2011 - 10:21pm
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i am 21 years old..i have two or three drops of the black discharge per day..wat could be the reason..have anyone experienced this?

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Hi Anonymous,
It is likely this discharge could be just "old blood," which can appear dark or rusty in color. Have you experienced this for many months? It could just be a normal part of your period. However, if it concerns you, call your doctor to find out what they suggest. They should be your first contact for reproductive health since they are intimately familiar with your own personal health history.
Good luck and let us know how you're doing.
For more information, please review: How to Know if Your Period is Normal, Vaginal Discharge and Cervical Mucus: FAQ, and MedlinePlus: Heavy, Prolonged or Irregular Period.

March 21, 2011 - 6:29am
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