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what does it mean when you have a brownish discharge

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Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sometimes : Sometimes the hormone levels can fluctuate, causing an abnormal appearing period. This can be caused by a variety of factors including stress on the ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You could have: An infection. Get it checked.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Perhaps nothing but: If you have missed your next cycle and you are sexually active then, it would be reasonable for you to get a home pregnancy test and see what it shows ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Plan b can cause menstrual irregularity so i would think that it is the cause of your discharge.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Longer period : Brown discharge after a period is usually just old blood. It most likely means nothing more than your period lasted longer than you think. Ibuprofen ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vaginal discharge?: It may be old, deoxygenated blood mixed in with vaginal secretions.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That there is: Likely blood mixed in with the secretions.
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vaginal Discharge?: Brown discharge is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Red D/C may be newer blood mixed in.
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Depends: Is it coming out of your ear, your penis, your anus? Some details might help.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Old blood: It can take a while for you to begin to cycle after an abortion. The residual blood will eventually come out as the dark brownish discharge.
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