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Orangey/Brown with a bit blood discharge before period. Foul smell. Not pregnant, a virgin?

Orangey/Brown with a bit blood discharge before period. Foul smell. Not pregnant, a virgin?

Infection?: your symptoms suggest vaginal infection or inflammation. Recommend you see GYN medical provider for evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...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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I am single& getting blood drops 1week before period& after that brownish discharge for 4 days then i will get the period, what's the causes behind it?

I am single& getting blood drops 1week before period& after that brownish discharge for 4 days then i will get the period, what's the causes behind it?

Unstable lining: When this happens it's solely due to our hormones. And uterine lining may be unstable and thus having this spotting before your period and then the discharge after it. What you describe is very common and if it bothers you, you can consider birth control pills to help regulate your cycle. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge 10 days before period. Not every day or all day but more than once in the 10 days before period. Is this old blood/normal?

Brown vaginal discharge 10 days before period. Not every day or all day but more than once in the 10 days before period. Is this old blood/normal?

Irregular periods: 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 , polyps & 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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Clear stringy discharge with brown blood 2&4 days before period on properly taken bc pill. Mild cramps, 2 negative pregnancy tests. Normal?

Clear stringy discharge with brown blood 2&4 days before period on properly taken bc pill. Mild cramps, 2 negative pregnancy tests. Normal?

Likely: If you take the pill consistently, it is likely a normal matter. Pregnancy test was done too early and a negative result before a missed period is not meaningful. God forbid, you miss your period by 4-5 days, then to a pregnancy test, use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. ...Read more

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Clear thick snot like discharge with blood 9 days before period what does this mean?

Clear thick snot like discharge with blood 9 days before period what does this mean?

Infection? STD?: At your age (22), most vaginal discharge of this sort is due to an infection, usually an STD. Any and all abnormal or new vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation, so see your doctor. Be sure you are tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why would my on time period be starting out with a foul smelling dark brown to black blood/discharge that doesn't entirely fill my pad. old blood?

Why would my on time period be starting out with a foul smelling dark brown to black blood/discharge that doesn't entirely fill my pad. old blood?

Dark period: It could sometimes there is variation in the period, it could start dark and go to regular bleeding. If it persists for more that 102 days check a urine /blood HCG and seek medical attention ...Read more

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Brown discharge with blood instead of a period. Whatsup?

Brown discharge with blood instead of  a period. Whatsup?

Sexually active?: If you are sexually active and have not used protection, you could be pregnant. First step is to take a pregnancy test. If the test is negative, and you have not had unprotected sex recently ( in the last 10 days), don't worry about it. There are times where women will have an abnormal period. Stress plays a factor. No evaluation is needed until you have had three consecutive abnormal cycle. ...Read more

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When counting days for period calender. Brownish discharge after blood flow also counted as period day?

When counting days for period calender. Brownish discharge after blood flow also counted as period day?

It depends on how : Long you bleed. The follicular cycle begins with the first day of your cycle and ends the day before you have an LH surge. Normally 14 days after you start bleeding. Brown discharge can be blood clots that don't slough off until after you have stopped bleeding. It is important to know why you are counting your cycle days. A test for the LH surge is more accurate. ...Read more

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So i have been told that it might be old blood my brown discharge,but i have it every day like a period,and it is brown and white?

Vaginal discharge: if you have brown vaginal discharge, you might have a cervical infection or vaginal infection that causes bleeding from the vagina. It can also be a sign of cervical cancer or other sexually transmitted diseases. See your health care provider for a pelvic exam and STD testing as well as evaluation for a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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No period since 12/20 and it was quick. I took a test 01/30 and 02/22 and negative on both. I've discharged brown all week with odor;but no blood.

No period since 12/20 and it was quick. I took a test 01/30 and 02/22 and negative on both. I've  discharged brown all week with odor;but no blood.

Sexually active?: If you are sexually active and missed periods for 2 months , and have negative pregnancy tests and odorous brownish discharge occurs it could be few things. Endometritis- infection of lining of uterus, missed abortion in uterus/fallopian tubes, delayed periods . Consult your pcp/gynaecologist as you are young and need to rule out any uterine infection ascending up and cause tube infection/damage. ...Read more

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Blackish brownish old blood like discharge for 4-5 days last week or so.discharge was minimal. as of 10 days approx actual period is late. (virgin)?

Blackish brownish old blood like discharge for 4-5 days last week or so.discharge was minimal.
as of 10 days approx actual period is late.
(virgin)?

Hmmm....: A vaginal discharge looking like old blood, coming out about the time that one's menstrual period is expected, might actually be that month's menstrual period. If the next regular period a few weeks from now is again unusual, or if there are other concerns, one's primary care doctor or Ob-Gyn doctor can be contacted for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I just had a discharge that looked dark brown and kinda sicky could this be old blood seekng IV not have a period in over a yr I just had a exam 2day?

I just had a discharge that looked  dark brown and kinda sicky could this be old blood seekng IV not have a period in over a yr I just had a exam 2day?

From the exam?: It is certainly possible this bleeding is from your recent exam. Slight spotting with a pap smear is very common. Tell you gynecologist that you are not having menses so he/she can determine the cause. ...Read more

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I'm having brown blood discharge instead of my period. I'm 44 yrs old?

I'm having brown blood discharge instead of my period. I'm 44 yrs old?

See your gyn: If it is the time of your regular period, it may just be a light period, part of perimenopausal changes. If it is not at the time of your period, you may been an endometrial biopsy to find out the cause. ...Read more

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First day of period brown discharge barely any blood at all?

First day of period brown discharge barely any blood at all?

Brown Discharge: This is one of the most common questions on this application. This is normal. It is not to be worried about. ...Read more

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Period due between 5-11 days. Having dark brown discharge with a tint of blood when I wipe.

Period due between 5-11 days. Having dark brown discharge with a tint of blood when I wipe.

That's quite a range: for when you expect your period. You must have an irregular cycle. If you are not using contraception, this type of bleeding may be associated with early pregnancy/implantation. It generally lasts only a few hours and only a small proportion of women experience this. Otherwise, it IS possible this is the beginning of your period. Take a pregnancy test when/if you think you've missed your period. ...Read more