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Brown discharge for 4 days and period still bright on the 5th day

By Anonymous January 17, 2017 - 10:01am
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I tried to skip my period it was all okay Sunday but on Monday I took my 2nd pill (of the new pack) I got brown discharge for 4 days. Now on Friday I got my period (and it was heavy) it's been 5 days since I got my period I woke up and checked today in the morning and it's still bright red not that light red or brown (what you get towards the end) my period usually is 6 days and I'm on the 5th day and the blood still seems bright red And it's been like 10 days with stuff coming out of me .-.

How many more days will the period continue?
And if I stop talking the birth control will it stop ?

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. I am glad you reached out to our community for help.

You must telephone your gynecologist today. I am assuming you are taking some type of oral contraceptive. You tried to eliminate having a period by skipping the inactive pills and starting a new pack of active pills. Is that right?

Before you take another pill, please speak with either your gynecologist or the office nurse.

As a result of what you tried to do, a hormonal imbalance has occurred. I am not qualified to answer your question of how much longer the bleeding will last. Nor will I advise you to continue to take an active pill or not. Only your physician can advise you.

Keep us updated,

January 17, 2017 - 10:13am
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