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Brown discharge. Taking birth control. Did not get periods. Sexually active. Is it implantation bleeding?

i have been on birthcontrol for about 1 year now. my doctor has told me to keep taking the bithcontrol and no take the sugar pills so i do not have my period ever. i am sexually active and do not use condoms . recently i have seen some brown discharge with little bits of tissue in it. i have never had this before and i am worried that it may be implantation bleeding, help please
Asked On : Sat, 10 Nov 2012
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Implantation bleeding is a fresh bleed. Brown discharge is usually old blood and as such could be due to a breakthrough bleed. Yet, I would suggest an assessment of the serum beta-hCG titres along with a trans-vaginal sonogram to exclude/confirm pregnancy. If pregnancy is excluded, you could be having some hormonal imbalance perhaps due to weight disturbances or other causes which need to be diagnosed after a check up and further management planned. Hope this helps.
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