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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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Brown blood instead of normal red period, missed some pills, breast feels fuller but not sore, cramping and fatigue. Can I be pregnant?

Brown blood instead of normal red period, missed some pills, breast feels fuller but not sore, cramping and fatigue. Can I be pregnant?

Can I be pregnant?: Yes. Of course. Every professional from your doctor to the pharmacist has warned you that missing pills can very easily lead to pregnancy. Why are you surprised by this? 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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I have some brown instead of blood during my period for one week?

I have some brown instead of blood during my period for one week?

Timing?: If its at the regular time then it's just a weird cycle. If its at the wrong time then it's just breakthrough bleeding. If it continues the next few cycles then see your doctor. Brown just means old blood. Read more

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I have some brown discharge instead of blood during my period for one week. Should I be worried?

I have some brown discharge instead of blood during my period for one week. Should I be worried?

Probably not: This probably represents simply a very light period and, in the absence of any other symptoms, is probably not cause to worry. A home pregnancy test can reassure that you are not pregnant. If you happen to be on the birth control pill this is completely normal. Read more

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I have tiredness and frequent urination, I get brown /red blood instead of my normal period. Could I be pregnant still? Unprotected sex & no bc

Take a test!: Especially if you have not had your regular period in march, it is a good idea to take a home pregnancy test. If you don't want to be pregnant, start using reliable bc. Read more

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Can dark brown blood signify a period?

Possibly: Sometimes brown blood may be seen with a period. Sometimes it may occur with implantation. Read more

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My whole period has been thick brown blood the past 4 days. Is this normal?

My whole period has been thick brown blood the past 4 days. Is this normal?

For you: A period that has been 4 days of thick brown blood can be normal but the fact that you are asking the question suggests that it is not normal for you. In that case, it could be due to a medication, an illness, or even a pregnancy. A fuller history would be necessary to know. Read more

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My wife found dark brown blood 4days before period. What does that indicate?

Fibroid, cyst, pg?: Problems that can cause dark bleeding prior to menses include a fibroid of the uterus, a cyst on an ovary, inflammation of the cervix with or without infection and a pregnancy. She should see a provider and check this out. Read more

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Is it normal to have period three days before it's due and the blood is dark brown. ...

Early menses: Menstrual cycles are not always regular for a number of reasons including pregnancy, anovulatory cycle, hormone imbalance, missing a birth control pill, miscarriage, or infection. Dark brown blood occurs when the flow is slow and the blood has time to be oxidized in the vagina. I would check to make sure you are not pregnant. If your next period is irregular I would seek medical attention. Read more

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Period 10 days late finally came light but painful for 3 days, 1 day after it ended I had dark brown/black blood?

Period 10 days late finally came light but painful for 3 days, 1 day after it ended I had dark brown/black blood?

Irregular period: Many things cause irregular periods. If you were having unprotected sex it is possible this was a mild miscarriage. It could also be due to normal life stressors. You should reset to a normal period within the next two months. If you miss your next period, take a home pregnancy test. For any other concerns please see you doctor. Read more

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I had a painful period that went away for a day and now I have a steady flow of dark brown blood. This isn't normal so what can I do?

I had a painful period that went away for a day and now I have a steady flow of dark brown blood. This isn't normal so what can I do?

Depends: If you were pregnant, see your doctor right away. If you were not pregnant, then nothing to worry. At age 47, menopausae starts and the period is usually irregukar. Read more