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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

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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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I ended my period 3 days ago it was very light colored and ranged from pink to orange in color.Now I have brown discharge & pain near rib. Normal?

I ended  my period 3 days ago it was very light colored and ranged from pink to orange in color.Now I have brown discharge & pain near rib. Normal?

Not unusual,: The brownish discharge is small, bits of old blood...The rib pain is likely unrelated to menses...I would take a menstrual diary (recording pain and bleeding patterns over the next 2-3 cycles) if the pain continues, talk to your obgyn about it. ...Read more

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I just got off my period today now i have brown discharge and cramping with lower back pains help me please i been trying for a baby?

I just got off my period today now i have brown discharge and cramping with lower back pains help me please i been trying for a baby?

You may have cyst: You may have an ovarian cyst. When they rupture at certain times of the cycle, they can cause back pain and discharge. This may also be a sign of an abnormal pregnancy, however, so see a Provider and check it out! ...Read more

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I got my period the fisrt wk of may , and now I have brown discharge and i took a pregnancy test and it came out positive?

Blood pregnancy test: You need to see a doctor for a blood pregnancy test right away. Ectopic (tubal) pregnancy may present in a similar fashion and they need to rule that out. Hopefully just normal pregnancy. ...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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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more


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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


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