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I just had my period about a week ago but now I am having brown discharge

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several things: A discharge occuring a few days after sex could be due to an infection or abnormal cervical cells. At midcycle it could be due to the hormonal changes... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Bloom
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Took too late?: You may be pregnant. Take a home pregnancy test to be sure.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Plan B: The brown discharge is likely old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Plan B can alter your menstrual cycle. Emergency contraception symptoms can i... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Prob your period : The brown discharge was likely your period just a very light one. Brown equals old blood. It is common to have an "off' cycle every now and then. If y... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Brown = old blood: 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Irregular spotting: 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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Yes it is normal: Yes it may be normal as brown spotting is altered blood left in the uterus and it will stop by itself.It is like old blood.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Brown Discharge: this is old blood being expelled from your uterus. As long as it is not foul smelling, you are not having pain or a fever it is not worrisome. If the... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Brown = old blood: 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Can Be Normal: This is common and can simply be old blood that hasn't been released yet. Birth control pills, especially if recently started, can also contribute to... Read More

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