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Already had my period this month but now I have brown discharge. Should i be worried?

Already had my period this month but now I have brown discharge. Should i be worried?

Not necessarily.: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. This may be related to hormone imbalances. ...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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Instead of my period this month, I have had a small amount of brown discharge everyday for about 3 months now.?

Instead of my period this month, I have had a small amount of brown discharge everyday for about 3 months now.?

Pregnant?: Make sure you check a preg test, but it could be anovulatory bleeding (indicative of irregular ovarian function), breakthrough bleeding (inadequate cycle control from hormonal contraception), or even infection. Make an appt or eval by your gyn. ...Read more

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My last period was on 28 and my period this month started yesterday. It started as a brown discharge, then to thick black,, and now red. Why is this?

My last period was on 28 and my period this month started yesterday. It started as a brown discharge, then to thick black,, and now red. Why is this?

Ovulation issue: Sounds like you started early. It may just be that something happened this month and ovulation did not work correctly. If so, it usually correct the following month. If you are worried about pregnancy, check a test. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex twice last month on september on the last week . I got my period this month october 16 , but now i'm getting brown discharge ?

I had unprotected sex twice last month on september on the last week . I got my period this month october 16 , but now i'm getting brown discharge ?

If you had a normal: period and no further sexual activity - then you shouldn't be pregnant. But if uncertain about what the bleeding was due to - take a pregnancy test. The brown discharge is likely old blood being cleaned from the uterus. This may occur with imbalance of estrogen & progesterone. ...Read more

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I didn't have the brown discharge before my period this month? Is that normal?

I didn't have the brown discharge before my period this month? Is that normal?

Yes: It's very common to have some mild differences from month to month regarding the type and amount of blood. It's nothing to worry about. Sometimes if the period is much shorter and lighter than typical, running a pregnancy test may be a good idea if that is a possibility. ...Read more

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I had a brown discharge instead of my period this month and last night I had relations with my bf and today I noticed a discharge again??

I had a brown discharge instead of my period this month and last night I had relations with my bf and today I noticed a discharge again??

Can be normal: missed a cycle, first a pregnancy test then wait for next menses. thyroid, stress, lots of possible reasons to miss a period, and if you do spotting can happen until your next cycle ...Read more

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I had sex 6 weeks ago and 3 days later i got my period. this month i skipped my period and have been having brown discharge for a week?

I had sex 6 weeks ago and 3 days later i got my period. this month i skipped my period and have been having brown discharge for a week?

Pregnant?: If you are worried about being pregnant, pick up a home urine pregnancy test at your local pharmacy or supermarket. They are cheap and very accurate, and you will know for sure quickly. ...Read more

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I had my period 2 weeks ago, but now I have brown discharge, I haven't had sex in at least 3 months and I'm not on any medication.

I had my period 2 weeks ago, but now I have brown discharge, I haven't had sex in at least 3 months and I'm not on any medication.

Many possible causes: Generally, a light brown vaginal discharge without any other symptoms can be associated with spotting from the uterus. A small amount of blood may reach the vagina through the cervix. Over time, this blood can combine with vaginal secretions and turn brown producing a brown discharge. If persistent or accompanied by other symptoms it needs to be evaluated clinically. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more