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I've had thick brown discharge for a week why?

I've had thick brown discharge for a week why?

Brown discharge is : Usually older, deoxygenated blood being released from the uterus. Don't know if you had break through bleeding or if this occurred during your period time. ...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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What does it mean when you've been getting brown discharge for a week?

What does it mean when you've been getting brown discharge for a week?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. It may be related to hormone imbalances. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I've been spotting dark brown discharge for a week now what does this mean?

I've been spotting dark brown discharge for a week now what does this mean?

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

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I've been having brown discharge for a week now what is wrong with me? I haven't gotten my period yet. My period was suppose to come last week.

I've been having brown discharge for a week now what is wrong with me? I haven't gotten my period yet. My period was suppose to come last week.

Probably period: Brown equals old blood. It sounds like that was your period although likely not a normal period for you. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle. If you think you might be pregnant check a test. ...Read more

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Sexualy active cums inside all the time. Brown discharge for a week slight cramps then blood for 4 days then light brown again could i be pregnat?

Sexualy active cums inside all the time. Brown discharge for a week slight cramps then blood for 4 days then light brown again could i be pregnat?

It is possible: Pregnancy is always a possibility. You need to have a pregnancy test. If it is positive you need to be seen by a doctor for follow up (confirm intrauterine pregnancy and not ectopic pregnancy) if your are not attempting to conceive and are sexually active i advise you to consider a reliable birth control method and should be careful not to catch a sexually transmitted disease (std). ...Read more

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Been having brown discharge for a week now, have unprotected sex,been on depo for about 9 mnths Is the excessive discharge due to hormonal imbalance ?

Been having brown discharge for a week now, have unprotected sex,been on depo for about 9 mnths Is the excessive discharge due to hormonal imbalance ?

Hard to tell you: The cause of your "excessive discharge" may not be determined without a Gyn evaluation, examination of your vagina, cervix and some microscopic and microbiological tests of the discharge. Remember that "unprotected sex" increases your risks of STIs ; long-acting-reversible contraceptives like intrauterine devices and subdermal implants are much more effective (>99%) than Depo-Provera (90 to 94%) ...Read more

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I have recently had sex for the first time, my periods were infrequent. Now, I have been having brown discharge for a week and won't stop. Is this bad?

I have recently had sex for the first time, my periods were infrequent. Now, I have been having brown discharge for a week and won't stop. Is this bad?

Female discharfe: This may be old blood from a combination of vaginal mucous and blood from perforation of your hymen. Always use protection and consult your physician about birth control. ...Read more