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how long does discharge last before your period

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

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4 to 6 weeks: If longer then an evaluation is recommended.
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAMES THREATTE
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible infection: If discharge is unusual for you and it is other than clear mucus u should see your gynecologist.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Normal: it can be normal discharge depending on when you actually ovulated. After ovulation your cervical discharge will become thinner and "stringy" allowing ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
38 years experience Gynecology
Brown discharge: Indicates there is old blood in it. In general it is very common and nothing to worry about. If it associated with other symptoms such as itching, odo ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Change in periods : Need more information but this can be a normal change.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That can happen.: Dark discharge is likely old, deoxygenated blood as the uterus is being cleaned out. Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Dysfunctional bleed: May be hormonal or may be pregnancy related, ectopic, miscarriage or pending miscarriage or implantaiton. Check HCG and follow up with sonogram als ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually sel ... Read More

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