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Dark Brown light period blood

The second to last time i had sex was 3 weeks ago. i got my period 1 day later, as normal (i have taken ortho-lo for a year). Then 5 days ago i started having light flow, dark red period blood one week prior to when my period should start. now that i am on the period week, brown discharge is continuing; my regular period hasn't resumed. Two days ago i had sex for the first time in 3 weeks. i read responses to a similar question, but i really don't think i could be pregnant- we usu always use condoms in addition to birth control pills. so what could be going on?
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Possibly the Ortho-Lo is not strong enough for you anymore and it's making you irregular.  Ask your doc about switching to regular Ortho TriCyclen.
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hi

can some help me? I had my last period on 21 august then about a week later i got brown discharge for two day and also had littie red spots.Im normally have a 28 day cycles but last months i was 26. I've done a test and it come back negative so im not sure what going on but there no sign of my period come
help!
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Are you on any kind of birth control?
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NO im not on any birth control. me and my husband have been trying for kids for about a year now.
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WE'VE BOTH BEEN TO SEE A SPECIALIST, ALSO WE'VE HAD ALL THE TEST DONE AND WERE BOTH CLEAR. APART FROM ME HAVING ENDOMETRIOSIS BUT THEY MANAGE TO LASER THAT ALL AWAY.
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After a year of trying you can now go see a fertility specialist to have a work-up done on you and your husband to see what the problem might be.  They can help you.  

That is weird about having brown discharge only a week after your period.  I'm not sure what that was about.
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