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I have brown discharge and back pain. I have passed my period before 10 days.What does it mean?

I have brown discharge and back pain. I have passed my period before 10 days.What does it mean?

Menstrual Pain: This may be menstrual pain. Pain from the uterus often refers to the back. If you are having long periods i would recommend evaluation by your gynecologist. ...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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I have unprotected sex w/ BF. I had an extremely light period for 2 days.It's now 10 days later and I'm having light brown discharge w/back pain. Why?

I have unprotected sex w/ BF. I had an extremely light period for 2 days.It's now 10 days later and I'm having light brown discharge w/back pain. Why?

Pregnant??: you must always rule out pregnant. What concerns me most is an ectopic pregnancy since you have back pain. Please seek evaluation from your gyn to rule out pregnancy and an ectopic. otherwise you are just lucky.
take responsibility and use contraception if you don't want to be pregnant ...Read more

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What could this be? My symptoms are: pelvic pain, pain/bleeding during intercourse, brown discharge, abdominal/back pain.

What could this be? My symptoms are: pelvic pain, pain/bleeding during intercourse,  brown discharge,  abdominal/back pain.

Endometriosis: It is either an irritated cervix, an infection, or endometriosis or all three. It sure sounds like you need to be seen by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Sexually active, no period, brown discharge, lower left back pain, concern?

Sexually active, no period, brown discharge, lower left back pain, concern?

Maybe: If you're saying that you missed a period, it's possible that you're pregnant.A quick otc home pregnancy test, however, will answer question. Brown discharge only means blood is old, but it doesn't say how old, days or weeks. Back pain is associated with pre-menstrual symptoms. First things first, take a pregnancy test to rule that out. If neg, consider discuss with doctor re missed period. ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge and back pain? 11 days before period... Sex 3 months ago. Negative hpt. Got my period.

Brown vaginal discharge and back pain?  11 days before period... Sex 3 months ago. Negative hpt. Got my period.

Bleeding somewhere?: Brown color suggests blood..it can be intermenstrual bleeding from the uterus due to a uterine disorder or you may be referring to blood in the urine that somehow contaminates the area surrounding the urethra..get it checked ...Read more

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Brown oduorless discharge, lower back pain a week before period?

Brown oduorless discharge, lower back pain a week before period?

Menstruated : It's probably something related to your monthly cycles. Please visit your obgyn. ...Read more

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Im pregnant 5 weeks ,i saw today a little brown discharge &having low back pain ,i had 2 misscarraige before what can i do im worried?

Ultrasound: If you are worried that you are having a miscarriage, go in to the doctor for an ultrasound. This is the best way to know for sure.
Best of luck! ...Read more

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Symptoms are: dizzyness, brown discharge, back pain, cramping, spotting no where close to my period before or after.

Symptoms are: dizzyness, brown discharge, back pain, cramping, spotting no where close to my period before or after.

Pelvic inflammation: Pelvic inflammatory disease. You could have and infection affecting the uterus and tubes.
Make sure there no tampons inside. ...Read more

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Missed a period then had a normal period 3 days after intercourse. 3.5wks later, having light brown discharge & back pain. Possibly pregnant or no?

Missed a period then had a normal period 3 days after intercourse. 3.5wks later, having light brown discharge & back pain. Possibly pregnant or no?

Quite Possibly: A home pregnancy test should give you some indication at this point. Other gyn or urological conditions could be causing these symptoms. Get evaluated by a dr. You will probably have a pregnancy test, ua(look at your urine), pelvic exam with culture for infection, and a blood count. ...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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Dark brown discharge, nausea, lower back pain, missed 3 days of my period and havent taken a pregnancy test. Could I be pregnant?

Dark brown discharge, nausea, lower back pain, missed 3 days of my period and havent taken a pregnancy test. Could I be pregnant?

Depends: If you had sex since your last period, 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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On ortho evra. Period ended march 5th. I currently have nausea, pelvic pain(like cramps), brown discharge from vagina, back pain and slight fever. Why?

On ortho evra. Period ended march 5th. I currently have nausea, pelvic pain(like cramps), brown discharge from vagina, back pain and slight fever. Why?

Inflammatory process: The source with color of vaginal discharge change and temperature elevation makes physicians to try to determine the source...infectious process as Pelvic Inflammatory Disease or ovarian cyst! Sonogram may be helpful...round of empiric antibiotics too... ...Read more

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Brown discharge while ovulating & lower back pain. I haven't been sexually active in three months. I skipped my BCP this month. Why is this happening?

Brown discharge while ovulating & lower back pain. I haven't been sexually active in three months. I skipped my BCP this month. Why is this happening?

Abnormal bleeding: It is not unusual to have abnormal bleeding or spotting for a month or so after stopping the pills. You also could be pregnant, and with pain, you should be checked because these symptoms could represent an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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My period was 1 week late. Then it came but lasted 5 days with the 3 of them having brown discharge. Now i have back pain and feel sleepy and tired. ?

My period was 1 week late. Then it came but lasted 5 days with the 3 of them having brown discharge. Now i have back pain and feel sleepy and tired. 
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Common problem: 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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What exactly does it mean to have brown discharge with left side and back pain?

? Related: Vaginal discharge, side pain and back pain may or may not be related. An exam is needed to make a formal diagnosis. Gynecological conditions such as endometriosis and other less or more serious conditions are possible. It is advised you consult your regular doctor and gynecologist for further evaluation is you have are experiencing these symptoms. ...Read more

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Today I saw Brown discharge and I had lower back pain I haven't had sex in 10 years?

Today I saw Brown discharge and I had lower back pain I haven't had sex in 10 years?

May be infection: You would be wise to see your physician. It does not sound like pregnancy but coudl bbe hormonal related or an infection. The lower back may or may not be related but your physiciasn can correlate this data. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal brown discharge, constipation, low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, breast pain (quality: tenderness) a?

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal brown discharge, constipation, low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, breast pain (quality: tenderness)  a?

Explanation : You have complex symptoms in 2 different areas. It's - vaginal discharge, back pain and breast tenderness could be related to your period. 2nd - constipation, bloating may go with low back pain as well. Let's try Miralax for constipation daily for 2-4 weeks and see what happens. ...Read more

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I have been seeing brown discharges lately and some back pain

Get checked: You may have an infection that would require professional treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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6 weeks pregnant and having brown discharge and lots of back pain?

6 weeks pregnant and having brown discharge and lots of back pain?

Contact GYN: Contact your obstetrician to rule out placental abnormalities and make sure that baby is doing well. Do not delay. ...Read more

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Periods are regular(5-7days)but for months have at least 8 days of brown/black discharge, cramping and back pain. Dr appt in 10 days. What could it be?

Likely a natural: Variation on your pattern. Since you are losing more blood than usual, you may wish to take over the counter iron supplement and discuss the risk of anemia with your doctor. ...Read more

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Haven't had a Period for 7 months & not had an injection for 8 months, started getting brown/red discharge and belly & back pain should I be worried?

Injection?: Depo-Provera injections for contraception can cause a long delay in the resumption of normal periods. Infertility for up to a year after the last injection has been documented. If this episode of bleeding does not turn into a real period, I might visit your GYN for an evaluation. If you are having pain, you could have something else going on like an infection or an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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I Havent Had A Period Since Feb 7-11. I Was On Depo For 12 Week. I Now Have A Brown Sticky Discharge And Lower Back Pain After Having Unprotected Sex?

I Havent Had A Period Since Feb 7-11. I Was On Depo For 12 Week. I Now Have A Brown Sticky Discharge And Lower Back Pain After Having Unprotected Sex?

Unclear causes: After having "depot" birth control injection medicine periods can become irregular. Pain and colored discharge are not normal after sexual intercourse. Please seek a doctor evaluation ASAP and have a physical / pelvic exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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