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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. ...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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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). ...Read more