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Brown Discharge A Week Before Period
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
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
I'm am experiencing brown discharge a week before period is due it's odorless and I'm not on birth control is it normal?
Not normal, get care: Any new or unexplained vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation. Colored discharge (yellow, green, tan, brown) often means infection. In sexually active women, STDs like chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomonas are frequent causes, although gonorrhea and chlamydia are uncommon at your age (30). In any case, see your doctor and take it from there. Good luck! ...Read more
Brown discharge a week before period suppose to come, arnd d23. Had unprotected sex on d29 30 n 33 of 29-31 cycle. Still no period for a week. Pregnant?
I'm on the trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) b.C. (generic for ortho tricyclen). Having light spotting and brown discharge a week before period. Are they still working?
It sounds like: You need a different pill if this is a persistent issue. It's likely due to lower estrogen at the end. A 35 mcg pill that doesn't change in doses, mono phasic, is good, may consider Necon 1/35. There are other things that can cause this like cervical inflammation but lets assume it's the pill, call your doc. They are still covering u unless u r on one of a few drugs that decrease hormone levels. ...Read more
Maybe or not: It can be irregular period and certainly have to do pregnancy test to exclude or diagnose pregnancy. ...Read more
I'm in birth control, had unprotected sex with withdrawal, having brown discharge one week before period is due. What could this be?
Check it out: Could be due to many things including trauma, infection or early menstral cycle. Check it out. ...Read more
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?
Last month my partner touched my vagina with his penis. Had my period. Severe cramps every day after. 3 neg. Preg. Tests. Light brown discharge 1 week before period. Could I be pregnant?
No: Unless there was ejaculation into the vagina, sperm will normally not penetrate the outer lips. Three negative pregnancy tests and cramping during your period all suggest no pregnancy. The discharge should be checked out by your medical doctor if it persists, or if this is a regular occurrence during menstruation. ...Read more
Brown discharge one week before period due. LOw back ache, nausea, cramps, constipation, headaches, tired/weak, strong food cravings, sore throat?
Early period dischar: Check urine /blood HCG., or may be variation in period or vaginal infection / PID. Consider ultrasound to rule out ectopic/.fibroids/ovarian issue. The sore throat may be incidental, or can be from reflux due to abdominal/pelvic dysfunction (try maalox or ranitidine or prevecid).. ...Read more
No: Premenstrual bleeding.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had brown discharge a week before my period and then a heavier flow than usual then brown discharge after period why??
I have been on on the birthcontrol previfem (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) for two years and have a brown discharge a week before my period. Is it normal? Any way to make it stop?
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 pill is not working. ...Read more
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?
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?
I had brown discharge a week & half before period due, when period was due had brown discharge & lasted only one day, could I be pregnant? I'm on pill
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Brown discharge week before period due. Only 3 days of discharge and now I'm spotting. Could I be pregnant?
Maybe: Its possible that you are pregnant if you are having unprotected intercourse; however, your symptoms are non-specific. A brown discharge and spotting do not necessarily mean that you are (or are not) pregnant. The best thingh to do is wait and see if you miss your period. If you do, you should do a pregnancy test. Best wishes! ...Read more
Pharmacy switched my birth control to other brand but said it was the exact same. Brown discharge week before period for several days. Is this normal?
Same generic but...: It may be the same generic formulation, but it may act differently in each person who takes it based upon how much of the active ingredients are changed. ...Read more
Bf inserted tip of penis, no sex though.2daysafter=brown discharge began-a week before period, no pain/symptoms, now letting out clear discharge, why?
Brown discharge: You must become aware of the fact that if your boy friend is inserting the tip of his penis, that sperm can be in the penile fluids that ooze out before ejaculation. So you can get pregnant without acturally ejaculation occuring with your boy friend. This is called sexually active and you must protect yourself. You also can get diseases called stds. You need to get well informed read books etc. ...Read more
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
Light brown vaginal discharge 1 week before period. On birth control for about a month & 1/2 now. Very light cramping. Help?
Breakthrough bleedin: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. 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 pill is not working. ...Read more
Brown/ light brown discharge a week before my period is supposed to come, it's been three days that I have had this, & there is no way I am pregnant.
One-time symptom?: A doctor can check to see if there is a medical issue if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their mucus discharge, of their periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms (such as an unusual discharge) and go to see a doctor. Symptoms may be due to occasional fluctuations in hormones. ...Read more
I have brown discharge a week before my period and recently had sex; I am on the pill used a condom and pulled out. Is this normal?
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
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 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
Brown discharge week before my period, plus I had a blood clot when I woke up. Had intercourse 2 days ago, what does this mean?
See a Doctor: Please do a pregnancy test. Brown discharge for a few days before a period is normal. Brown discharge for 1 day, 1 week before the period is also normal. But 1 week of brown discharge before a period is not normal. You sound scared. Please see a doctor so, you can feel better or do a Virtual consult for more detail information. ...Read more
Neg. Preg. Test, extreme lower back pain, bleeding bright red and brown discharge one week before expected period. Not normal for me, pregnant?
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more