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Brown discharge my perido

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
Uh oh: Sometimes women misplace a tampon up in the vaginal vault. This is not so common, but can cause what you describe. Make sure you have not done this.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Likely: this just means the older blood is being cleaned out of the uterus.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Wong
20 years experience
Infection: There are many reasons that you could be having this problem, but the most common reason is an infection. Other causes could be cervical polyps, impr... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Patterson
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Many possibilities: Well, brownish discharge can be a sign of many conditions or even normal, but in some cases it can mean that there is some kind of problem ( like a ut... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Possibly normal: I am uncertain if you mean that the spotting occurs before or during your menses. If the brown discharge is occurring during your menses, it may repr... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Trananswered
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Possibly: If it falls roughly half way through your cycle, it could be related to ovulation. Although the discharge associated with ovulation is usually clear o... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
See your Gyn: At 47, you are perimenopausal. It is not unusual to miss cycles or have irregular bleeding..... but, you are also at increased risk for endometrial ca... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Brown discharge: Brownish vaginal discharge is usually due to shedding of breakdown products from a prior period. It should resolve and your next period should be on t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
This is common: Brown discharge at the end of a period is simply blood that has taken somewhat of a long time to exit your body. Red period blood turns a brownish col... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 45 years experience
??normal: any pain?any recent pregnancies?any foul odor?when was your last pap smear?how long have you been having your periods?
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