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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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How come I have pinky brown discharge 6 weeks after miscarriage?

How come I have pinky brown discharge 6 weeks after miscarriage?

Period? : Six weeks after a miscarriage is about the time for your first period. The first cycle is often different from your usual pattern ...Read more

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Had brown discharge 5 weeks after miscarriage. Is this period trying to come through or from the miscarriage? My hCG level is still at 10 after 4 week

Had brown discharge 5 weeks after miscarriage. Is this period trying to come through or from the miscarriage? My hCG level is still at 10 after 4 week

Depends: Ideally i like to see the HCG level down to zero so yours should be down probably within a few days. It is difficult to predict when will the period return after a miscarriage could range from a couple to a few weeks but yes maybe this is the period coming over however if abnormal discharge persists see your doctor to rule out other reasons. ...Read more

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Is it normal for brown discharge after 1st period post miscarriage? 1st period started from 22 days. Thank you.

Is it normal for brown discharge after 1st period post miscarriage? 1st period started from 22 days. Thank you.

First period: Most have their first menstrual cycle 2-6 weeks after an miscarriage. This can vary widely from person to person. The first period is often lighter or heavier, shorter or longer than usual. It is important to begin birth control to avoid another unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of brown discharge one month after i had a miscarriage?

What is the meaning of brown discharge one month after i had a miscarriage?

The uterus is : Being cleaned out. The brown discharge is probably a mix of some sloughed tissue and blood that is older ; deoxygenated. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage January of last year in 2014 and I just started having brown discharge yesterday what does it mean?

Possibly: an infection. If it's not spotting related to your period, it could be an infection, especially if there is odor or irritation. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage on 4/5/15 an bleed for a week or so and ever since have had a brown discharge what is it from and will it stop?

I had a miscarriage on 4/5/15 an bleed for a week or so and ever since have had a brown discharge what is it from and will it stop?

Need d/c: sounds like residual blood from placenta lining or similar , see your gyn for possible dilation/curratage , or he/she may give medroxypriogestrone to clean out , sorry for your loss, baby is with God in heaven someday you will meet this child. ...Read more

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Hi i'm 7wks and i've been having a brown discharge it's light not heavy i've had 1 miscarriage in 2006 and a etopic in 2010 and 1 abortion in 2008 ?

Old endometrium: Brown discharge, especially without other symptoms, is likely just old endometrial tissue getting flushed - tissue that was left behind your last period. Unless there are other symptoms, i wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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I had miscarriage and then when I had my period there's a brown discharge? Is that ok?

Yes: The first period post discharge may be scant or heavy dependant upon whether a d & c was done, or if the miscarrriage tissue was completely expelled. ...Read more

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I'm having brown discharge, i'm not sure if it's a miscarriage? I had an IUD removed, i think i was ovulating, i was having intercourse un protected

I'm having brown discharge, i'm not sure if it's a miscarriage? I had an IUD removed, i think i was ovulating, i was having intercourse un protected

Not sure.: If you had an iud that contained Progesterone then spotting could be happening because your uterus is trying to get back to normal. It may also be a sign of lower Progesterone level and not a miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is it normal that after miscarriage and d&c following 1 and 2nd period starts with a bit brown discharge?

Is it normal that after miscarriage and d&c following 1 and 2nd period starts with a bit brown discharge?

Can be: After a miscarriage/d&c, it can be common for your period to be different in bleeding pattern. Often periods are of a different length (shorter or longer), with more or less bleeding. It is hard to predict after being pregnant and losing the pregnancy what the body will do in healing. A brown discharge can be "old blood".But if it continues or you have other symptoms, especially pain/fever, be seen. ...Read more

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3wks post miscarriage I am having lots of brown discharge + passed small tissue today with no bleeding as that stopped 4 days ago. Is this normal?

May be: Some women will continue to have some bloody or brownish discharge for several weeks after a miscarriage. It is safer to get checked. It is also good to get checked after any miscarriage for this reason. An ultrasound will give you some good answers.Good Luck. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage almost two months ago the pill cleared everything out and now instead of a period I get slimy brown discharge. And it won't stop?

I had a miscarriage almost two months ago the pill cleared everything out and now instead of a period I get slimy brown discharge. And it won't stop?

Common: This is common from medically induced miscarriage. Just do a medicated vinegar douche. If it still persists, you may use a birth control pill to kick your hormonal system to get back to normal. To be safe, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have miscarriage 4weeks ago and u think i was suppose get my period bt ma having dark brown discharge is that ok.Thanks?

I have miscarriage 4weeks ago and u think i was suppose get my period bt ma having dark brown discharge is that ok.Thanks?

Probably normal: It might be that this first cycle is a bit more abnormal i would say that after a miscarriage, it is not unusual for your first period to be slightly delayed. Take a pregnancy test and wait one more week. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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