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brown discharge after period could I be pregnant

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phabillia Afflack
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: It is common for the brown discharge to appear at the beginning or the end of a period.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. This may be some residual blood/tissue being shed. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes rednes ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
Could be normal: could be normal,sometimes there may be ovulation more than once every 28 days--could be an early miscarriage too.if it recurs you need to see your gyn ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Obtain a home pregnancy test. They become positive at about the time you're ready to start your next expected per ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Have it checked : How long after the period you have brown discharge, it may be normal if it is just at the end of periods but get it checked by your gynecologist.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't predict that: It is usually just old blood being cleaned out of the uterus. It can be related to hormone imbalances.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Residual / old blood: Not a problem. As blood ages it turns from red to brown to black.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: What you described is normal variation on menstrual cycles. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Several things: Mid-cycle is the time of ovulation. Brown discharge between periods could signify one of number of problems, including vaginal infection, endometriosi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
34 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: There are many reasons why you may miss a menses. Despite a negative pregnancy test, you could still be pregnant. To be certain, consider having a mor ... Read More
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