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Is it normal to have brown discharge during the early 3rd trimester?

Is it normal to have brown discharge during the early 3rd trimester?

Not normal: Please call your OB as you may have a vaginal infection, but u need to make sure your cervix is not starting to open or nothing bad is going on with the placenta your OB can do an exam and an ultrasound and vaginal cultures. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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What is the brown discharge when 40 weeks pregnant?

What is the brown discharge when 40 weeks pregnant?

That can be: Deoxygenated blood. Please let your obstetrician know asap. Do you have any other signs that labor may be imminent? I would probably see your obstetrician now or get checked at the emergency room. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks and 4 days pregnant with llower back pain that feels like menstural cramps every 6 minutes or so and brown discharge. Is this pre labor?

I'm 40 weeks and 4 days pregnant with llower back pain that feels like menstural cramps every 6 minutes or so and brown discharge. Is this pre labor?

Hopefully: If your dates are correct, hopefully you are moving into labor. The longer you go past 40 weeks, riks start to increase. I would certainly go in to be monitored. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 35 weeks and some days but my baby measures 40 weeks now. I just saw a brownish discharge but no pains. What's does it mean?

I am 35 weeks and some days but my baby measures 40 weeks now. I just saw a brownish discharge but no pains. What's does it mean?

Mucus plug?: Sometimes you will have a little discharge when you pass your mucus plug before you go into labor. It could also be from an infection or irritation. If it continues or you have pain or cramps, call your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks pregnant, yesterday my dr checked me and said i'm 3cm. Since then i've been having a brownish discharge when i go to the bathroom. Normal?

I'm 40 weeks pregnant, yesterday my dr checked me and said i'm 3cm. Since then i've been having a brownish discharge when i go to the bathroom. Normal?

Yes: That is called a bloody show and its due to the trauma of the exam and sometimes due to contractions against the cervix. Just make sure the baby is moving well. In any case, when worried call ur md. ...Read more

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I have a 40 day cycle. My last period ended two weeks ago. I had unprotected sex a week ago. Now I'm having dark brown discharge. What does this mean?

I have a 40 day cycle. My last period ended two weeks ago. I had unprotected sex a week ago. Now I'm having dark brown discharge. What does this mean?

Abnormal periods: 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 problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I've had brown discharge for almost 2 weeks. Is that normal?

I've had brown discharge for almost 2 weeks. Is that normal?

No: See your GYN for a pelvic examination and evaluation of the discharge ( bacterial culture and sensitivity ) .Although this sounds like old menstrual blood mixed with cervical and vaginal mucous, you must be examined. ...Read more

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I had brown discharge for 2 weeks and now it stopped. Whats that mean?

I had brown discharge for 2 weeks and now it stopped. Whats that mean?

This was likely: Older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the vagina. This is usually associated with hormonal imbalances. If it becomes a trend, would consult with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What does pinkish brown discharge mean when your 6 weeks? (Only when I wipe)

What does pinkish brown discharge mean when your 6 weeks?  (Only when I wipe)

THREATENED ABORTION: You have to rest and avoid activities to keep your pregnancy. Be under the care of your OB MD. ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more