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Question: Light Brown Discharge


 giggles2164 - Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:40 pm

I have been on Yaz for over a year. I take it everyday religiously. The last time I had sex was on May 18th. My boyfriend pulled out and did not ejaculate inside me. My period then came on May 23rd. A week later I had light brown discharge periodically. I still have it periodically now and my next period is due next week June 16th. I have had spotting in the past but never this long. I just really need some assurance that it's not a pregnancy because it is scaring me.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:51 pm

User avatar Hello,
This is very normal discharge. It is brown because it is some old blood that wasn't completely expelled with your withdrawal bleed (period during birth control use). Don't worry about it. Spotting is really not a sign of pregnancy in itself.

Best wishes.

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