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Brown Bleeding 3 weeks after Miscarriage (Is it period??)

I had a MC after 2 weeks and was told to wait a cycle before trying again. It has been 24 days since the Dr. told me I MC. I have very light brown bleeding(no red)& would like to know if I should count this as my period? My period's are usually very heavy red blood. (TMI, I know!) Can I start trying now once I ovulate? I really need to know! I can't seem to get an answer anywhere and I did not want to bother my Dr. until I knew.
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replied May 2nd, 2011
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replied September 29th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Bleeding which comes within three or four weeks of miscarriage is not likely to be the return of a normal menses cycle. It's Not normal for the period to take more than 8 weeks to come after a miscarriage. Periods should be regular, monthly, and predictable with symptoms like cramps and/or breast tenderness.This “discharge” might be the old blood that has been in the uterus for a while and is just coming out slowly.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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