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i havent started my period but I have brown discharge

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Brown discharge/BCP: BCP can cause alterations in the bleeding pattern and you can have spotting,which it appears is what you have.That being said would check urine blood ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible explanation: The brown discharge may actually be the beginning of your period. Blood can look brown sometimes.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: If you had unprotected sex since your last period, do a home pregnancy test, if the result is negative, repeat it in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown discharge: Is likely to be old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of your uterus and is likely to be the beginning of your period.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Baughn
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing: It is normal.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Discuss : With u pcp.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The brown discharge: May be old, deoxygenated blood ; the start of your period.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Bloom
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many possible causes: Generally, a light brown vaginal discharge without any other symptoms can be associated with spotting from the uterus. A small amount of blood may rea ... Read More

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