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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

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 have brown bloody discharge before period?

I have brown bloody discharge before period?

This may be: Some blood being cleaned from your uterus. ...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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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?

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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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

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One brown dime sized discharge like spot four days before period. Nothing more. Period in four days. Cause for concern?

One brown dime sized discharge like spot four days before period. Nothing more. Period in four days. Cause for concern?

Various reasons: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...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 discharge 1 day before period but still no period?

Brown discharge 1 day before period but still no period?

Brown = blood: 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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Is brown discharge normal 2 days before period if your 15 years old?

Probably ok: Some premenstrual spotting is relatively common. However, if she is sexually active and there is an odor to the discharge, don't make the assumption its blood. ...Read more

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Brown discharge a few days before period is due. What does this indicate?

Possibly a: Little imbalance of hormones. The brown discharge is just some older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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I don't know if it is period or discharge. Brown color, 10 days early, had cramps like the usual before period, lasts for 6 days. What is this?

I don't know if it is period or discharge. Brown color, 10 days early, had cramps like the usual before period, lasts for 6 days. What is this?

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 & 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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I've been having brownish discharge for 6 days past period what could it be? I had intercourse day before period started have pains now in area

I've been having brownish discharge for 6 days past period what could it be? I had intercourse day before period started have pains now in area

See a doctor: The combination of abnormal vaginal discharge plus pelvic or low abdominal pain is worrisome for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), the most common serious complication of STDs -- usually chlamydia or gonorrhea. These are more or less likely depending on your sexual lifestyle and exposures. See a doctor soon; if the pain is bad or if you also have fever, don't delay even though it's a weekend. ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge 2 weeks before period?

Brown vaginal discharge 2 weeks before period?

May be ovulation: Occasionally we see a small amount of bleeding right at the time of ovulation and that could produce this brown discharge. Get checked if there are other symptoms or if it persists. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 2 weeks before period could I be pregnant?

Brown discharge 2 weeks before period could I be pregnant?

Maybe or not: It can be irregular period and certainly have to do pregnancy test to exclude or diagnose pregnancy. ...Read more

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Heavy brown stringy discharge coming from vagina 2 weeks before period?

Evaluation: Mid cycle discharge is usually clear stringy discharge. But if you HAV brown discharge, you need to get evaluate with a doctor. ...Read more

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Is brown discharge before period normal? I had my period last month and since then I only had protected sex.

Is brown discharge before period normal? I had my period last month and since then I only had protected sex.

Brown = old blood: 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. Brown simply indicates old blood and is normal. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more