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how long does brown discharge last

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: Brown discharge is usually old blood. I guess the answer depends on why you are bleeding. It may just be related to hormonal imbalance. But if prolon ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't predict that: If brown discharge is during your period - then it just older, deoxygenated blood. If it is following your period, then there may be a bit of a hormon ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less than 24 hours: The cervix is prone to bleeding after a pap smear. This blood can make its way out as a brownish discharge. This should get better and disappear wit ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown discharge is: Usually related to old, deoxygenated blood being shed from the vagina. How long it lasts depends on the underlying reason for the bleeding..
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
1-2 days: 1-2 days.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Days: Sometimes it can last for 4-5 days. It can be annoying, right, because one has to wear a mini-pad to protect the underwear. Completely normal and no ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: It usually lasts about two to three days.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
There is no one: specific vaginal discharge premenstrually - and a women can have normal discharge through out her menstrual cycle.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discharge: The discharge is a normal situation after an uncomplicated cryosurgery. Your cervis was literally "frozen" and is now "thawing. " this usually last fo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you have a: yeast infection - it may need to be treated before it resolves. Take care.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post biopsy bleeding: A short while, less than a week.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal discharge: A small amount of discharge can be normal in pregnancy or otherwise. But it shouldn't be associated with itching or foul odor. If so, this could be ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Implantation: There is no defined 'time frame' for how long implantation lasts; however, implantation always occurs between the 6th and 7th day after fertilization.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bryant
19 years experience Family Medicine
A few days: Generally, most menstrual cycles are 5-7 days in length. The first 3-5 of these will involve moderate to heavy flow of menstrual blood. The last 2- ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
It varies : With each individual person. Some would experience pain before their periods , some would have them during the whole duration of their menstrual peri ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Any spotting: In pregnancy is considered abnormal and should be evaluated by an OB provider as soon as possible.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is quite: Variable. It could be as little as a day or for some women it can begin a week or two before their period.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Spotting: Variable as it can be from birth control pills/devices/ shots, variation, from impending miscarriage ,ectopic. Follow up with doc
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Decidual bleeding: isn't very common. Unlike implantation bleeding that can occur when the embryo implants in the uterus, decidual bleeding can recur intermittently thru ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
20 years experience Family Medicine
Unkown: Most women do not experience ovulation spotting, but since you seem to know what it is... did you talk with a Gyn about this? If not, you should go g ... Read More
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