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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