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not as heavy in my pad as I used to be?

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Day 2 of my period and I'm not as heavy in my pad as I used to be I bleed more when I go to the bathroom (this has been happening for about 3 or 4 months). And today when I wiped there was this brown mucus with the blood. Is this normal?

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replied October 15th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A27718
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Changes in period pattern and blood flow could be due to various causes. It is difficult to comment on the cause for your symptoms without examining you. You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation to look for the underlying cause for the altered periods. Get started on treatment as appropriate (as indicated by examination findings and investigation results) to help you. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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