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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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Enlarged breasts, pink, light brown discharge 2 weeks before period what could it be?

Enlarged breasts, pink, light brown discharge 2 weeks before period what could it be?

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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On birth control for 2 years, but why am I having brown discharge two weeks before period?

On birth control for 2 years, but why am I having brown discharge two weeks before period?

Brown discharge: Is usually older blood being cleaned from the uterus. You could have some break through bleeding. If it continues please contact your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Brown discharge two weeks before period due. I am on birth control & had sex five days ago & my boyfriend finished in me. Can I be pregnant?

Brown discharge two weeks before period due. I am on birth control & had sex five days ago & my boyfriend finished in me. Can I be pregnant?

Brown discharge: Is usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. The scenario you present is not high risk for pregnancy if you are consistently using your oral contraceptives as directed. If you miss your period would take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have back pain, head ache and brown discharge two weeks before period. Am I pregnant?

I have back pain, head ache and brown discharge two weeks before period. Am I pregnant?

The brown discharge: Is likely old blood. These symptoms would not be characteristic of pregnancy 2 weeks prior to menses. If you miss a period than take a home pregnancy test. ...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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I had light sometimes a bit lumpy brown discharge 2 weeks before my period was due to start now nearly a week late for my period its come back again?

I had light sometimes a bit lumpy brown discharge 2 weeks before my period was due to start now nearly a week late for my period its come back again?

Brown vaginal d/c: Check blood, urine HCG. May be pregnancy, period variation or vaginal infection. Follow up with doctor/ urgent care. If persists get sonogram and check thyroid. ...Read more

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Yes I'm 19  and have been on tri-sprintec for 2-3 years. I have been having brown discharge 2 weeks before my period. I take pill same time everyday?

Brown discharge: Most likely old menstrual blood mixed with vaginal and cervical (sexual) mucous. If you have been having unprotected sexual intercourse, I would advise a GYN exam and STD screening. ...Read more

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Brown/pink discharge two weeks before period, no birth control and unprotected sex?

Brown/pink discharge two weeks before period, no birth control and unprotected sex?

Infection testing: 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 and 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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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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I'm having brown discharge two weeks before my period is supposed to start. Does it mean anything. I'm not on birth control of anything.

I'm having brown discharge two weeks before my period is supposed to start. Does it mean anything. I'm not on birth control of anything.

Premenstral spotting: Some women will get some spotting /or dark blood prior to full menses. It can be normal, however other causes should be ruled out first such as endometrial and or endocervical polyps, submucosal myomas, and ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Light pink spotting and brown discharge 2 weeks before my period. What does this mean?

Brown discharge: It is not at all uncommon for light bleeding at the time of ovulation (if of course not on oral birth control). This can "turn brown" by the time before it becomes visible. This occurs because the drop in estrogen preceding ovulation can cause the uterine lining to break down slightly, causing the "breakthrough bleeding". ...Read more

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I have been using NuvaRing for years and never experienced Dark Brown discharge 2 weeks before my period is scheduled to come. I am extremely tired and it is hard to concentrate. I did leave the ring in week longer and had unprotected sex within that time

I have been using NuvaRing for years and never experienced Dark Brown discharge 2 weeks before my period is scheduled to come. I am extremely tired and it is hard to concentrate. I did leave the ring in week longer and had unprotected sex within that time

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the ring is not working. 4 weeks of Nuvaring use is fine. See doctor for fatigue ...Read more

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3 mo. W/ brown discharge and cramping 2 weeks before period. Very stressful time during these 3 mo. Could this be stress or is it PID/std?

3 mo. W/ brown discharge and cramping 2 weeks before period. Very stressful time during these 3 mo. Could this be stress or is it PID/std?

Stress: Most likely this is stress. PID would be very painful especially when walking, an STD would cause a discharge but probably not intermittent ...Read more

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Brown discharge and cramping 2 weeks before period. Lasts 5-7 days usually. Has been happening for 4 mo. Stressful time. STD/PID? Or Stress? Thx!

Brown discharge and cramping 2 weeks before period. Lasts 5-7 days usually. Has been happening for 4 mo. Stressful time. STD/PID? Or Stress? Thx!

Most likely hoomal: At this age it is not uncommon to see these changes. The second half of the cycle is affected due to decrease in hormone, progesterone.talk to yor gyn. About it and if you feel it's annoying, they should be able to prescribe some therapy for it. ...Read more

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Is a brown stringy discharge two weeks before my period anything to worry about?

No: This type of discharge at this time of the cycle is usually due to hormone changes at ovulation ...Read more

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I had light brown discharge two weeks before and after period. It happened last month and this month. Right now i' have pain on my pelvic area, my righ?

I had light brown discharge two weeks before and after period. It happened last month and this month. Right now i' have pain on my pelvic area, my righ?

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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Dark brown discharge, back pain, gas two weeks before period and 5 days after intercourse. I have been on bc for nearly 3 months. Pregnant or bc symp?

Dark brown discharge, back pain, gas two weeks before period and 5 days after intercourse. I have been on bc for nearly 3 months. Pregnant or bc symp?

Pregnant?: Get urine test strips and check. If negative, wait 7-10 days and check again. Why you are having brown discharge is problematic, usually expelling old blood. If you are not pregnant and symptoms persist, see a gynecologist and be examined. ...Read more

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Off dianette since jan. Brown discharge 2 weeks later. Light period two weeks after the brown dis 2 weeks after that. Is this normal?

Yes: This sounds entirely normal. When a woman stops taking a birth control pill, it may take the body several weeks to go back to its own natural cycling. You should have a more "normal" period next month. ...Read more

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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 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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I had a two day "normal flow period. Then the next it was dark brown discharge and it completely stopped and then I spotted brown and it stopped.

I had a two day "normal flow period. Then the next it was dark brown discharge and it completely stopped and then I spotted brown and it stopped.

Menstrual issues: Brown may be old blood. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause & implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge two weeks after period?

I have brown discharge two weeks after period?

Irregular bleeding: 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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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?

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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Last month I had light brown discharge two weeks after period. And it's happening again this month. Not heavy.

Midcycle spotting: Midcycle spotting could be d/t ovulation drop in hormone at time of ovulation not unusual in perimenopausal age. If worsens or persists see your gynecologist to assure no abn. Pap cervicitis or polyp ...Read more