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Dr. SH
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your post.

Can you please let me know what your question is and how I can help you out.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Why am I getting the dark red discharge?
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Are you due for your periods?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am in the next day or so. Tomorrow is a sugar pill for my contraceptive pill sheet. But this has happened almost weekly for the last 5 weeks or so.
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Dark red color means old blood coming out.

Does not indicate any disease process or anything serious.

When the blood gets old the color changes to a darker color which is what you are having.

I would not worry whatsoever.

Just continue taking your regular contraceptive pills.

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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

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