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Period , early short period , brown discharge

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i had my period the last month of november and then started again dec 15th and it only lasted 1 and half days and was red and pretty regular, my periods by the way are always on time maybe 1 day early but never like this and this morning i wiped and it is like a brown disharge... i took a test and it was negative can u help??? please???

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replied December 22nd, 2010
Menstruation Answer A17948
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If pregnancy is suspected (shorter and lighter periods, brown discharge), then you should get it confirmed with getting a blood beta HCG level test and examination done by a gynecologist. Urine pregnancy tests can show false negative results due to less concentration of pregnancy hormone (HCG) in it. Blood HCG levels are accurate than urine tests and can detect pregnancy accurately as early as 11 days post conception. Visit your gynecologist for a thorough examination and request for a blood beta HCG level test to confirm/rule out pregnancy. Alternatively, you can repeat the test after 10 days to see if it turns to be positive. Look out for any new symptoms development that could suggest early pregnancy.
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