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Thick dark brown discharge before period

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Petros Ayele
General Practice 30 years experience
consult ob/gyn: Get pregnancy test done serum and urine, go to ob/gyn for further evaluation.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
This is likely old,: Deoxygenated blood. Timing may be related to hormone imbalance.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Pajaro
A Verified Doctoranswered
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes : Midcycle bleeding, especially if it's thick and dark, should be evaluated by your gyn. It may be anything from infection to miscarriage (if you are se... Read More
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Have to see gyn doct: You see now or wait for next period to see it disappears , if still persists see your gyn doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Discharge: Discharge can vary in color and thickness during your cycle. Brown discharge could be infection, be from past bleeding. Bleeding in between periods co... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Need testing.: The efficacy of Plan B decreases the longer the interval between the unprotected sex and taking the pills. Taking Plan B within 24 hours of the risky... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liengkong Siew
Gynecology 55 years experience
Do pregnancy test: Have to check for infections with culture and do pregnancy test to ascertain of not pregnant . Good luck and be cautious thenafter.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Normal: This just blood which has pooled and aged a bit before the cervix opens. Verify this with your doctor.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
Gynecology 27 years experience
Brown = Blood: A normal period lasts seven days or less. If you're having old brown blood before and after your period, then it's probably lasting more than seven da... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
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
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