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Brown discharge a couple days after period ends?

Brown discharge a couple days after period ends?

Normal: Breakthrough bleeding (brown or red) is common and is typically due to changes in hormones (estrogen and progesterone) and your cycle. If it persists or bothers you, make an appointment with your gynecologist to discuss options including birth control pills which can help to regulate a cycle. Other reasons could be thyroid issues, weight (thin/heavy) making lining of uterus unstable. Best of luck. ...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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Brown discharge a day after period?

Brown discharge a day after period?

Probably normal: One day of brown spotting after a period is normal. It should not be black discharge and should not be heavy. Multiple days of tail end brown bleeding is not normal but may still be difficult to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Period started late. After normal brown discharge after period, 1 week later heavy brown discharge like a period. Pregnancy?

Period started late. After normal brown discharge after period, 1 week later heavy brown discharge like a period. Pregnancy?

Take a test: If you think you are pregnant then take a home pregnancy test and in minutes you will have your answer. Sounds like you just had a late period which is very common. Consider birth control to avoid these scares in the future. ...Read more

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Light bleeding a week after period ended?

Light bleeding a week after period ended?

Ok to observe : Occasional irregular bleeding is generally not worrisome. If the problem continues next month a gyn provider should be consulted. ...Read more

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Clearish discharge a couple days after implantation bleeding?

Clearish discharge a couple days after implantation bleeding?

Not specific: Most often, bleeding does not occur with implantation. ...Read more

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I had brown discharge a week before my period and then a heavier flow than usual then brown discharge after period why??

I had brown discharge a week before my period and then a heavier flow than usual then brown discharge after period why??

Could be normal: could be normal,sometimes there may be ovulation more than once every 28 days--could be an early miscarriage too.if it recurs you need to see your gyn dr ...Read more

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Brownish discharge slimy with mild cramping a week after period ended?

Brownish discharge slimy with mild cramping a week after period ended?

Probably period: Brown equals old blood. It sounds like that was your period although likely not a normal period for you. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle and preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Light period week after Plan B then brown discharge a week after end of period. Am i pregnant?

Light period week after Plan B then brown discharge a week after end of period. Am i pregnant?

Pregnancy test : The only way to go would be to do a home pregnancy test. Since you are bleeding it makes that less likely. Check a test and you have your answer. ...Read more

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Brown discharge after a short period?

Brown Vag Discharge: This is most likely aged blood left over from either spotting, a cervical irritation or even old blood from previous menses. In most cases this is normal and benign. ...Read more

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Brownish discharge for a couple days then watery discharge.??? Usually get brownish discharge before period but no period this time

Brownish discharge for a couple days then watery discharge.???  Usually get brownish discharge before period but no period this time

Menses: You need to make sure that you are not pregnant, since your period has not occurred. This can be done with a simple urine pregnancy test. There are many reasons for missing a period, but pregnancy is the most common and most consequential one. ...Read more

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Why did I have a white creamy odorless discharge two days after sex; then the day after a brown reddish discharge? My period is expected the next week

Why did I have a white creamy odorless discharge two days after sex; then the day after a brown reddish discharge? My period is expected the next week

Probably normal: The vagina changes a bit after ovulation (midcycle) & the discharge usually becomes thicker & less mucus like. The red discharge may just be from the cervix that can be stimulated by the penis during intercourse. The cervix can be friable (easy to bleed) which is why some women spot after a pap smear. ...Read more

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I had cramps and a brown discharge a week after my periods?

I had cramps and a brown discharge a week after my periods?

Menses irregular: This can occasionally happen without there being an easily explainable reason. Brown discharge usually signifies old blood being expelled from the uterus, and the cramps with it may suggest that all the lining of the uterus was not expelled during your period. Suspect you will be fine as long as no other symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Brown discharge week before period on bc cramping?

Brown discharge week before period on bc cramping?

Brown Blood: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. B/c still has 1% chance of failure. I worry about ectopic pregnancy with the cramping. You need to follow up with ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Bloody watery mucousy discharge a week after period. Normal?

Bloody watery mucousy discharge a week after period. Normal?

?Follicular activity: Could be totally normal and related to upcoming ovulation and associated hormonal changes! ...Read more

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Dark brown blood after period can I be pregnant after experiancing light pinkish discharge few days before my period ?

Dark brown blood after period can I be pregnant after experiancing light pinkish discharge few days before my period ?

Anything possible: Although, your presentation is not classic for pregnancy at all, anything is possible. If in doubt, take pregnancy test. If negative, don't stress too much, wait for the next period, chances are it will be normal. ...Read more

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What causes watery light brown discharge a week after my period has ended?

What causes watery light brown discharge a week after my period has ended?

Infection: is there itch, odor then it could be infection bacterial or monilial or hormone dysfunction if brown is blood ...Read more

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Light pinkish discharge days after period?

Pink discharge: It is common for menses to 'tail off" over several days after one thinks that her period has truly ended. Slight pinkish d/c should not be alarming in one or two settings. However, if persistent, i would recommend to ensure your pap screen is up to date, and consider a pelvic us to ensure no other issues exist (ie; polyps). ...Read more

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Is tan colored discharge a week before period normal?

Is tan colored discharge a week before period normal?

Yes: This is not uncommon as long as other reasons are ruled out (cervical irritation for example). ...Read more