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Period ended yesterday finishing with brown discharge, I had sex day after period "ended" and bled red again? Worried it's sinister. Thankyou :)

Period ended yesterday finishing with brown discharge, I had sex day after period "ended" and bled red again? Worried it's sinister. Thankyou :)

Not sinister: difficult, but not impossible to get pregnant at the end of your cycle. if unprotected , do a home pregnancytest. ...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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Took Plan B 5 times in 1 month after period. 10d after my period that month I had 6d brown-red discharge. Period is 10d late will it come back? When?

Took Plan B 5 times in 1 month after period. 10d after my period that month I had 6d brown-red discharge. Period is 10d late will it come back? When?

You need a: reliable form of birth control. Plan B is an emergency contraceptive - not a regular oral contraceptive. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr since your period is already over 7 days late. ...Read more

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3 weeks after period feeling nauseated and yuck (thinking it was a tummy bug) but now have red/brown discharge? Age 24 no longer on the pill

3 weeks after period feeling nauseated and yuck (thinking it was a tummy bug) but now have red/brown discharge? Age 24 no longer on the pill

Many options : 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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Bright red blood requiring a tampon/pad. Started 5 days after period ended. Has lasted over 6 days and counting.

Bright red blood requiring a tampon/pad. Started 5 days after period ended. Has lasted over 6 days and counting.

Irregular cycle: This is most likely just an irregular period. At 41, it is common to have irregular period cycles and are often part of the 'peri menopause' phase before menopause. Menopause is one full year with no period. Peri-menopause is that transition time and periods often become frequent and / or irregular. Did you do a pregnancy test? Talk to your doctor about starting hormones to help. ...Read more

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I've had a brownish clear discharge with some stringy brown "tissue" in it. It stopped i saw a bit of bright red blood one time never got period. ?

I've had a brownish clear discharge with some stringy brown "tissue" in it. It stopped i saw a bit of bright red blood one time never got period. ?

Implantation?: If you have had unprotected sex - there could be spotting due to implantation if pregnant. When the embryo implants into the uterine wall- it can cause pink discharge, brown discharge or sometimes small amounts of red blood in white secretions. It is appropriate to take a pregnancy test since you missed your period. ...Read more

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Nrmly due now. 2ds ago cramps+wipped bright red/pink after interc,then nthg.next day a bit light brown/pink discharges,today morning cramps+period.thx?

Nrmly due now. 2ds ago cramps+wipped bright red/pink after interc,then nthg.next day a bit light brown/pink discharges,today morning cramps+period.thx?

Question: It is difficult to identiy the question here. Did you have spotting and miss your normal period? Are you usually pregnant? Are you sexually active without ample protection? Have you done a pregnancy test. There are many reasons for missed normal period but the most common would be pregnancy and non-systematic use of BCPs. ...Read more

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I have bright red blood discharge with sticky mucus on my day one period . What does it mean ?

I have bright red blood discharge with sticky mucus on my day one period . What does it mean ?

Period discharge: From what you describe sounds very normal. As long as you are not having any pain (other than your cramps) no foul odor to the discharge and no fevers, I would not be concerned. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Just switched BControl brands, now have bright red:orange blood after period has ended. Is this cause for concern?

Just switched BControl brands, now have bright red:orange blood after period has ended. Is this cause for concern?

Not likely: The color of menstrual blood is not particularly useful. If this occurred after your period you may just be passing the blood left over in the vagina. Monitor and see if it continues over the next cycles. ...Read more

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I took plan B and a week later (also a week before my expected period) I had brown discharge that turned bright red for a few days and is brown again?

I took plan B and a week later (also a week before my expected period) I had brown discharge that turned bright red for a few days and is brown again?

Plan B: often affects the menstrual cycle, causing withdrawal bleeding earlier than when a period is due. This one of the side effects of the medication. Plan B is intended to be used as an emergency form of birth control. It is not intended for use as a routine form of birth control. Talk with your doctor about the many forms of birth control available. ...Read more

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I had sex April 4,7,8,24,25,26. 19 I had brown discharge. Period was due on the 20th it didn't come until the 26 bright red.Negative test. Nex period?

Question cut off?: I am not sure what your question is. Brown discharge is usually old blood being cleaned from the uterus. Your period may be irregular because of a temporary hormonal imbalance. Take care. ...Read more

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This last week I had a dark brown discharge that had streaks of bright red in it every now and then. I thought my period was coming but It never came.

This last week I had a dark brown discharge that had streaks of bright red in it every now and then. I thought my period was coming but It never came.

Irregular periods: Irregular periods can occur and can be normal. Best to monitor your cycle over the next 2-3 months. If it continues to be irregular, seek medical attention. If concerned for pregnancy, take an over the counter test. Also, consider alternate birth control method such as spermicides, birth control pills, etc. ...Read more