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What is the cause of brown discharge before and after period?

What is the cause of brown discharge before and after period?

Old blood: Blood turns brown. Cut your finger-red blood. Scab-brown. You are viewing last few drops that turned brown.

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There is brown discharge before and after period. What does this mean?

May be the start ;: End of period with shedding of older, deoxygenated blood as the uterus is being cleaned out.

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It's also 8 months that I have dark brown discharge before and after period? Is it dangerouse for my health?

It's also 8 months that I have dark brown discharge before and after period? Is it dangerouse for my health?

Brown = Blood: A normal period lasts seven days or less. If you're having old brown blood before and after your period, then it's probably lasting more than seven days? I generally recommend seeing a doctor for an examination and possibly an ultrasound to check on this type of problem.

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I have brown discharge before and after period never had it before. I came on my period a week earlier also. No smell no itch. Also have cramp?

I have brown discharge before and after period never had it before. I came on my period a week earlier also. No smell no itch. Also have cramp?

Old blood: Mixed with vaginal and cervical mucus. I suggest a warm water douche and monitor you menstrual cycles. If you are having unprotected intercourse, I suggest a pregnancy test (HCG) and routine lab studies:CBC, metabolic profile, female and thyroid hormone levels. Time for a comprehensive GYN exam.

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I am 40 and have light brown watery brown discharge before and after period, no odour or itchiness. Why?

I am 40 and have light brown watery brown discharge before and after period, no odour or itchiness. Why?

Probably normal: In this situation, collection of spotting within the vagina just prior to and after menses may stay in the vagina long enough to oxidize and turn brown. Watery discharge is a little unusual however, so keep vigilant for signs of vaginal infection as listed.

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Is it normal to have a brown discharge before and after your period?

Is it normal to have a brown discharge before and after your period?

Yes: The brown vaginal discharge is usually old red blood cells and tissue that has degraded to that color. It is more prevalent in paients who take oral contraceptives because the lining of the womb (endometrium) is very thin.

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Since starting birth control I've had thick black to brown discharge before and after my period... What is this? What causes it? How can I stop it?

Since starting birth control I've had thick black to brown discharge before and after my period... What is this? What causes it? How can I stop it?

May be normal: Many women experience abnormal bleeding during the 1st several months after starting an oral contraceptive. Make sure you take your pill at the same time every day. If the bleeding persists after 3 packs, see your gyn, as you may need to change to a different pill, or an alternative type of contraception. Best of luck.

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Is it normal to have brown discharge both before and after your period?

Is it normal to have brown discharge both before and after your period?

Yes: The periods can vary with time and the bleeding can start or stop that way.

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Is brown mucus discharge is before or after period?

Brown mucus: Discharge is usually old, deoxygenated blood ; is non uncommonly seen after your period (but could also occur at other times).

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Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days what dose that mean?

Having a brown yellow smelly discharge before and after period and lasts a couple of days what dose that mean?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria, not a sexually transmitted infection. When it mixes with blood or semen the ph gets elevated releasing the fishy odor. It is easily fixed with antibiotics. Other infections are possible too so testing is warranted.

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I had light brown discharge two weeks before and after period. It happened last month and this month. Right now i' have pain on my pelvic area, my righ?

I had light brown discharge two weeks before and after period. It happened last month and this month. Right now i' have pain on my pelvic area, my righ?

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.

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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.

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I have brown discharge two weeks after period?

I have brown discharge two weeks after period?

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.

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What is brown discharge after period caused by?

See below: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Obtain a home pregnancy test. They become positive at about the time you're ready to start your next expected period. If i's negative, repeat in a week and call your doctor.

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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.

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How long does brown discharge after period last?

Can't predict that: It is usually just old blood being cleaned out of the uterus. It can be related to hormone imbalances.

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I discovered brown discharge after period ended?

Normal: It is common for the brown discharge to appear at the beginning or the end of a period.

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I have brown discharge after period, is it normal?

I have brown discharge after period, is it normal?

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.