Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

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

A 24-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
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
AlteredLeftOverBlood: It is probabely left over blood after the period finished and is being expelled altered that is why brown color
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: Usually a pink/tan discharge after a typical period is simply the remainder of the bleeding, mixed with usual vaginal secretions. Home pregnancy test ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Cramps: Probably not but if continues get an examination
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not, but...: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine preg ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test : 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
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Menstrual Cycle: Normal menstrual cycle is every 28 days (21-35 days normal), with about 5 days of bleeding (2-8 days normal).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It may be: Break through bleeding due to an imbalance of estrogen and Progesterone (doubt it is post coital bleeding).
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Gulinson
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal bleeding: Is this a new problem or have you been having abnormal bleeding for a few months time now? This could be related to any of a number of issues such as ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Change pill: Amount of hormone in pill may be too low for you try it for couple of months if problem persists change pills to higher dose pill.
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
See your ob/gyn : As it is difficult to diagnose vaginal bleeding without a physical exam
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Protected?: What is your definition of protected sex? What were you protecting against if you think you are pregnant?
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rausch
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
You might be: Please go to the pharmacy and purchase a home pregnancy test. That will be the best way to determine if you are pregnant.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Kushner
Specializes in Gynecology
Spotting: 1) take a pregnancy test...If negative, continue to read 2) spotting can occur and is quite common in the adolescent population. However, if you find ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Who knows?: It is way too early to guess you are pregnant. If you need to test when you miss a period then you should do that. But, brown discharge is in no way a ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Many types of hormonal birth control can cause spotting, but I could probably give you a better answer if I knew what kind and how long you have been ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gynecologist: This situation is best evaluated by a gynecologist as such dysfunctional uterine bleeding may be due to hormonal imbalances or there may be actual ute ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Could be: Unprotected sex can always lead to pregnancy. Get a pregnancy test and repeat if needed. Get prenatal dare as soon as possible if positive or pregnanc ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Do a pregnancy test: You missed your period, the first thing i suggest is to do an inhome pregnancy test.If there is still any discharge or if it recurs and pregnancy test ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Bleeding often.: You need to be examined by a gynecologist.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month