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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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Thick brown stringy odorless discharge that only lasted 2days about a week before period is due what is this? Oh and I know its not an STD impossible

Thick brown stringy odorless discharge that only lasted 2days about a week before period is due what is this? Oh and I know its not an STD impossible

Bloody discharge: Some women due to hormonal influence, may experience spotting or bloody-mucous discharge a few days before starting menstruation. Recent birth control changes, significant weight changes may contribute to this but it is best to see your gynecologist to be safe, especially if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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Two weeks before period I had thick brown discharge that lasted for four days. Now my period is three days late. 2 neg. Pregnancy tests. What's wrong?

Two weeks before period I had thick brown discharge that lasted for four days. Now my period is three days late. 2 neg. Pregnancy tests. What's wrong?

Midcycle bleed: You probably had an mid cycle bleed due to the hormone surges associated with ovulating. Recheck you upt in a couple of days. You may need a serum test at your doctors test to get final confirmation. ...Read more

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What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

What is wrong when you have thick, sticky brown vaginal discharge before period is due? Also, I took emergency contraceptive 3 weeks ago.

May be nothing wrong: What you are experiencing may be a variation on normal or the effect of plan B. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Brownish discharge one week before period. Should I be concerned?

Brownish discharge one week before period. Should I be concerned?

Might be some: Break through bleeding related to imbalance of hormones. If not a pattern - not to worry. ...Read more

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Thick creamy stretchy discharge before period, should I be concerned?

Thick creamy stretchy discharge before period, should I be concerned?

No: As your hormones change during the month, so does the cervical mucus. If it doesn't itch or have an odor, its probably normal. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Before period, I'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Before period, I'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Maybe normal: Small amounts of blood can make its way out as a brownish discharge. Mixed with normal discharge from the cervix might appear as you describe. If this is completely abnormal for you, then see your doctor to rule out infection! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown bloodyish discharge 3to 4 days before period? .

Is it normal to have a brown bloodyish discharge 3to 4 days before period? .

Not unusual: If bleeding tapers, you could see a brown discharge because the quantity of blood is small and by the time it gets to lower vagina and it's noticeable, it's brown. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge before period?

I have brown discharge before period?

Brown discharge: Is likely to be old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of your uterus and is likely to be the beginning of your period. ...Read more

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Brown watery discharge before period normal?

Normal: Period related discharge can take on many different appearances depending on the amount of mucus that is being secreted from your cervix around the time of menses. as long as the discharge is not excessive, malodorous, or causing any itching, or pain, it can be normal. Keep watch and consult if getting worse. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 10 days before period is it normal?

No: Not "normal", but not necessarily anything serious. If persists, should see gyn. ...Read more

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Having brown discharge a week before period, is it normal?

Maybe: In patients who have uterine fibroids, their brown discharge is characteristic of their condition. If the brown discharge occurs every period for you and you do not have fibroids then it is normal as it represents endometrial breakdown products and old blood. ...Read more

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I'm scared! 3 days of light pink to brown discharge 8 days before period?

I'm scared! 3 days of light pink to brown discharge 8 days before period?

Spotting: 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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Spotting week before period, negative test, now white creamy thick discharge?

Spotting week before period, negative test, now white creamy thick discharge?

Normal: It can be normal to spot a few days before your period. Thick white discharge is also normal at this stage in your menstrual cycle. If the spotting continues or bothers you, consider seeing a doctor. Birth control pills can help with spotting between periods and make your periods lighter as well, best of luck! ...Read more

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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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Lots of thick brown discharge and had 2 cycles of period in 3 weeks. Should I be worried?

Lots of thick brown discharge and had 2 cycles of period in 3 weeks. Should I be worried?

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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Dark brown gooey discharge before period. Period came a few days late & is very heavy, & I'm usually light. What could it be?

Dark brown gooey discharge before period. Period came a few days late & is very heavy, & I'm usually light. What could it be?

Uterine lining: The uterus sheds its lining every month. Depending on your hormone levels sometimes women have dark brown spotting or small clots prior to have bright red bleeding. This is normal. If period is more heavy, could be due to hormone changes. A birth control pill can often make periods lighter if that's something you desire. ...Read more