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18 Dpo Brown Spotting
Ttc 8 DPO had intercourse very early am. Notice brown spotting when I wipe 15 hrs later. Could I be having implantation spotting?
Not enough informati: I do not understand the question please clarify without abbreviations. ...Read more
I have pcos I currently started taking Clomid (clomiphene) on cycle day 5-9 now I'm spotting brown 6 days post ovulation what does that mean?
?: Brown blood is old blood. It means you had some sort of bleeding in the past. It takes time for the old blood to show up as spotting. Therefore, what it means is hard to say but not necessarily abnormal. ...Read more
Retained menses: Brown spotting after a menses can last for several days. The color is due to the menstrual fluid staying in the vagina or coming out of the cervix so slowly that the exposure to air causes the hemoglobin to oxidize. It is common and normal in women and girls who are having regular menses. In. ...Read more
Potential Side: Effects w emergency contraception include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort / cramping or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take a pregnancy test & notify doctor if your period is 7 or > days. ...Read more
Uterine lining: You are probably just discharging a very small amount of uterine lining. Since you are not ovulating there is very little buildup of the lining but some can occur and spotting is not uncommon. ...Read more
Impossible to say: There is no way to know. Why do you ask? ...Read more
Depends.: The brownish tint suggests that the blood has been in the uterus for a while before it came out. Pinkish means it's a small amount of blood diluted by other fluids in the uterus and vagina. If you want to know what it means, we need information about the pattern of the spotting. Does it come between periods, after intercourse or after a period. With that information, we can answer that too. ...Read more
Less likely: If you've had 2 negative pregnancy tests 8 days late, its less likely that you are pregnant. There are some exceptions to this such as a pregnancy that isn't a able to raise the pregnancy hormone above the threshold needed to turn a urine test positive. An example of this would be an ectopic pregnancy. You may want to get a blood pregnancy test to be sure. Best wishes! ...Read more
No: If you had your period you are definitely not pregnant. If you are not sure the bleeding last week was a period, do a pregnancy test to find out. Good wishes. ...Read more
Yes: Just brown spotting cann be normal especially if breast feeding as the breast feeding produces prostiglandins and clamps the usterus so you will get out all that old blood. ...Read more
I have been having brown spotting with occasional clots passing for 9 days and counting what could it be?
Need evaluation: This irregularity in your cycle can be associated with many different things- some irregularity can be common. However you could have an infection (and if sexually active you would need eval for std). Also miscarriage is possible if you have had unprotected sex. If this is a chronic problem then many other possible vaginal issues- recommend you see your doctor- also it may help to take iron. ...Read more
On loette on the pink pills don't start white pils for another 2 weeks now having brown spotting/discharge?
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Since Loete is a low concentration pill, If you continue to experience persistent discharge, you can discuss with your doctor for starting a higher concentration pill. ...Read more
I have a 25 day cycle and I'm currently on day 9. I'm having some pink /brown spotting. What could this be?
Pregnancy: You can have what appear to be periods and then intermittent spotting while pregnant. ...Read more
Hiya. I was on cerezette for months and been change to logynon now. I'm having brown spotting in the mornings now is this normal?
Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Brown is simply old blood that has been sitting at the back of the vagina. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more
I'm 4 days late and have had light to dark brown spotting since the day before I was meant to start. It's mostly on tp after using bathroom.?
Late spotting: Please get HCG may be early miscarriage, variation of period, infection or ectopic. Check TSH f/u w/doc may need sonongram ...Read more
I usually have 26 day cycles. On cd24 I had pink then brown spotting which stopped. Now I'm on cd27pink&brown spotting again. Should I be concerned?
Probably not: It is not clear whether you are trying to become pregnant, have had menstrual irregularities in the past, or this has ever happened previously. If it becomes a persistent problem your gynecologist should be able to work this out well after an exam. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Lmp 12/21/2015. Light brown spotting when wiping yesterday and once this morning so I took Digi test and it was pos 2nd one shortly after was neg, why?
I took the 1st 2 pills of my bc on nov 17 & 18, and then went off bc. I've had brown spotting for 3 days now, but hpt is neg. Should I retest later?
YES RETEST: Yes it is a good idea to retest to be sure you are not pregnant or you are. ...Read more