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Bloody Discharge Instead Of Period
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
Period started 15 days ago and I have had continuous very light bloody discharge since day 7 - never happened before - should I be concerned?
Probably : Bleeding after your period would not be a surprise. It just means more blood needed to come out. It is common to have an abnormal period from time to time. If it continues for several cycles see your doctor to discuss options for cycle regulation. ...Read more
Possible : Yes, it's possible. Characteristics of your period can vary month to month. ...Read more
Its 17 days since my last period I have a brown/slightly bloody discharge only visible when i wipe, is this serious?
On a POP for years. Had a 6 day long very light period, nothing on day 7 but bloody discharge for following 3 days. No pains, just annoying as?
Not unusual: POP contan no estrogen, and are associated with more irregular bleeding than estrogen containing pills. As long as you are faithfully taking it, you should be OK--irregular bleeding is not unusual. It is certainly a nuisance. If you have ANY concerns about being pregnant--do a test. ...Read more
I'm on pill. Period came in the middle of 2nd sheet. Should i continue taking it or stop? Bloody discharge had been continued everyday for 45days.
Start with WHEX: I'd start with a general female exam. Could be mid cycle bleeding (mittleschmertz) which is a normal thing, but is usually not stinky. Endometriosis is another possibility, but is usually associated with abdominal pain, irregular periods, infertility, etc. Start with seeing your doc and general exam. ...Read more