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Menopause

Menstruation

08/04/2008

Question:

Why do I have brownish discharge after mens. I am 46

Answer:

Brownish discharge usually indicates the menstrual blood is coming out very slowly and gets oxidized in the process turning from red to brown.  Another example of that phenomenon is bleeding onto a white piece of clothing.  At first it looks red but later looks brown.

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati