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What causes short menstrual bleeding for 2 days followed by brown discharge?

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Dr. Shanti Vennam

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Posted on Thu, 24 May 2018 in Women's Health
Question: Hey my sister needed some help or advice on a menstral problem. She just had her period for 2 days but it was red but clumpy then it suddenly stopped after 2 days then there was just what looked like brown blood
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Hello,

Thanks for sharing your health concern with us.

I have gone through your query and would like to know more information. Please let me know if your sister has regular menstrual cycle, if she is on any contraception, if there is any history of missed period prior to the current scenario and if she is on any medication.

If this happens to be a natural period, such scanty and irregular menstruation is suggestive of hormone imbalance. Most often it subsides spontaneously. However, if the disturbance persists, further evaluation is needed.

Please feel free to contact for further information. I will be happy to help.

regards,
Shanti.V.
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