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Brown Discharge After Period Could I Be Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. This may be some residual blood/tissue being shed. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
I had brown discharge a week before my period and then a heavier flow than usual then brown discharge after period why??
Is it normal to have brown discharge after period only when I force it out. As in on the ninth day after period. Please answer im very worried. Thanks
Residual / old blood: Not a problem. As blood ages it turns from red to brown to black. ...Read more
Light brown discharge after period ended. I'm midcycle now & seem to be ovulating & the light brown discharge has increased (egg yolk-like) is it normal?
What you described is normal variation on menstrual cycles. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
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Several things: Mid-cycle is the time of ovulation. Brown discharge between periods could signify one of number of problems, including vaginal infection, endometriosis in uterine or vaginal wall, a spontaneously aborted fertilized egg (yes, one can have a period even though egg fertilization may have occurred, though usually it is not a typical one). See your gp or gynecologist. ...Read more
50 days since last period. Light brown discharge 2 weeks after period. Negative test result. What could be the problem?
There are many reasons why you may miss a menses. Despite a negative pregnancy test, you could still be pregnant. To be certain, consider having a more sensitive pregnancy test called a quantitative beta HCG by a medical provider.
Other reasons for missing a menses could be stress, missing an ovulation, new medications, weight loss or weight gain, travel, or an underlying illness. ...Read more
I'm having brown discharge for the past 2 days. 2-3 weeks after period. I had unprotected sex 4-5 days ago if that matters. What could be wrong?
Get tested for STD: If you had unprotected sex, this brown discharge could be a sign of a sexually transmitted disease. You need to have a pelvic exam with swabs to test you for this. Treatment would be with antibiotics which are necessary to avoid the long term complications of an untreated std. It can cause infertility, so get tested. ...Read more
Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. These could be due to imbalances of your hormones. Take care. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Implantation: Brown discharge a few days after your period is normal for most people. When this discharge occurs more than 7 days after your period, however, this is when you should see your doctor. In some cases, brown spotting days after your period can be a sign of pregnancy. This brown discharge is also referred to as implantation bleeding. Your doctor will test for pregnancy and other things if necessary. ...Read more
Not to worry.: This is most likely older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the uterus. ...Read more
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Old blood: Blood turns brown. Cut your finger-red blood. Scab-brown. You are viewing last few drops that turned brown. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: 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 mucus discharge, of periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with a doctor. A urine pregnancy test is accurate if done correctly (if there is any chance of pregnancy). ...Read more
Hi, I have about a 30-34 day cycle just depends. And today I'm in day 17 after period? I have brown discharge. Is this normal?
Perhaps old blood: If there is no fever, odd odors and if the discharge is rather small in amount then this is likely this is just old menstrual blood that you are passing. This happens from time to time. Sometimes after ovulation women also have minor discharge and since your about midway during your cycle it might be that. If this continues then you could see your physician for a history and physical. ...Read more
Is it abnormal to have brown discharge a week after period, no bad smell just creamy brown when wet comes out, been happening for 3 days now? Help
Infection?: You need to see your ob/gyn to have an exam. They can test the discharge and see what is causing it. ...Read more
3-4 days ago I woke in the nite 2 brown discharge enough 2 soak panties not normal b4/after period. Period nxt week not takin oc nvr have what is it?
Breakthrough: This sounds like breakthrough bleeding, and I'm sorry you're going through this. Breakthrough bleeding can be common and this brown discharge is just old blood. Nothing to worry about, nothing with your body is necessarily wrong. If bothers you, can consider taking birth control pills to help regulate cycle. But otherwise, this is likely not to occur regularly. If it does, see a gynecolgoist. ...Read more
Period ended yesterday finishing with brown discharge, I had sex day after period "ended" and bled red again? Worried it's sinister. Thankyou :)
Not sinister: Difficult, but not impossible to get pregnant at the end of your cycle. If unprotected, do a home pregnancytest. ...Read more
D&c begining of feb. Got reg period at wnd of feb. Was sexually active after. Period due in a week but for two weeks iv had brown discharge sometimes?
If you are concerned about being pregnant, If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
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May be the start ;: End of period with shedding of older, deoxygenated blood as the uterus is being cleaned out. ...Read more
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