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Hi, i had sex, a day after i finished my period.. now a week later i have high amounts of brown discharge, i never have before, even when sex has taken place, what do you think could be causeing the discharge?

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replied February 3rd, 2011
Sexual Health - Women Answer A19286
Welcome to the forum. I am glad to help you out.

Brown discharge is an indication of dried blood. There’s a possibility that you’re bleeding from somewhere and the collected and dried blood is coming out in the form of the brown discharge. You need further investigations to find out the source of bleeding. An ultrasound of the pelvis should be helpful.

As you had unprotected sexual intercourse, then the brown spotting can possibly be due to implantation bleeding also. Please do get your serum beta HCG levels checked to rule out pregnancy.

Please do consult a gynecologist and this is something which should not be taken lightly. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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