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A 24-year-old female asked:

Hi am in the 5th week of pregnancy. i had mild cramps during the previous days (as menst). today when i went to the toilet on toilet paper i saw a brown secretion. there was very little of it. after that he disappeared.should i be worried?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: There are many possibilities. As the genitourinary structures are undergoing a lot of changes, what you are noticing could be a part of that (e.g. cystic changes in the cervix). It is reasonable to monitor the discharge (one option). In any concerns, contact your doctor ASAP.

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Last updated Dec 13, 2020

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