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Persistent reddish brown discharge throughout the day even after month of abortion. Taking BCP. What could be wrong?

I have recently had an abortion , about a month and a half ago, I have been discharging reddish brown, almost burgundy colored discharge vaginally. It only happens once or twice a day and has been slowly tapering off since the procedure, but I recall having similar discharge once before a couple months before my conception . I started birth control pills after the surgery and refrained from unprotected sex. I am just concerned that it hasn t gone away. Is there anything wrong with me?
Asked On : Fri, 21 Dec 2012
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You need certain investigation to sort this out.
Have a pelvic ultrasound to exclude retained products of conception.
Fix a Gynecologist appointment. Have a local examination of your vagina & cervix to exclude any local cause of this discharge. Have a pap smear test, if not done in the past six months.
These test will tell us about the probable cause of your problem & then an appropriate treatment can be offered to you.
Hope you get well soon.
Answered: Wed, 14 May 2014
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