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Having dark brown discharge for over a week. What could this mean?

Having dark brown discharge for over a week. What could this mean?

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 and preventing pregnancy. ...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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having brown discharge for over a week and im 3days late. I'm on birth control. And I'm having brown looks like clots and tissue. But not my normal.

having brown discharge for over a week and im 3days late. I'm on birth control. And I'm having brown looks like clots and tissue. But not my normal.

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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Dark brown discharge for over a week after skipping placebo pills. Why is this happening? Blood clot?

Dark brown discharge for over a week after skipping placebo pills. Why is this happening? Blood clot?

Not uncommon: Its not uncommon for menstrual contents to range from bright red to black. This is a reflection of the breakdown of the endometrial tissue and is not abnormal. ...Read more

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I haven't got my period in 1 1/2 months and I've had brown discharge for over 3 weeks now. What does this mean

I haven't got my period in 1 1/2 months and I've had brown discharge for over 3 weeks now. What does this mean

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Brown discharge for over a week with clots. Enough to need a light tampon. On the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) for over a year and don't get a period. Help?

Brown discharge for over a week with clots. Enough to need a light tampon. On the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) for over a year and don't get a period. Help?

Consider OCPs.: Depo-provera is a synthetic, long-acting progestin, designed to strongly interfere with the physiology of the normal menstrual cycle. After one year of use 55% of women stop bleeding, 68% after 2 years. Irregular or unpredictable bleeding or spotting is usual, due to the important thinning of the endometrium (uterine lining).
If you wish to have periods, you may switch to a birth control pill. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge a little over two weeks after surgical abortion, is that normal?

I have brown discharge a little over two weeks after surgical abortion, is that normal?

Get checked: See your primary doctor or gyn. Call the clinic that gave you the procedure as well so they are aware. If your are having any fever, chills or odor from the discharge you need to be seen right away. ...Read more

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I took plan, had a normal period and now month later I am having brown spotting discharge for over a week. Is this normal?

I took plan, had a normal period and now month later I am having brown spotting discharge for over a week. Is this normal?

Few possibilities...: 1. Yes this can be normal and can cause irregular menstrual bleeding for up to a few months in dome cases. 2. You may have acquired a sexually transmitted infection, if you don't know your partner well, consider getting tested 3. Plan B only covers you if taken in time and only for that particular encounter, other unprotected sex could result in pregnancy. I suggest getting checked for STDs and BC ...Read more

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Pains in pelvic area with blood in discharge, had a normal period, after a week brown discharge started lasted over a week. Now period is late?

Pains in pelvic area with blood in discharge, had a normal period, after a week brown discharge started lasted over a week. Now period is late?

Pelvic pain: The first thing I recommend you do is take a pregnancy test despite any bleeding you have had. If it's negative the next thing I recommend is you get a pelvic ultrasound to make sure you don't have ovarian cysts. If you are of birth control pills it's important to take them every day, if you forgot to take any it pay cause the symptoms you are having also ...Read more

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I was told to clarify: age 15, menarch: 2 years ago. Yesterday only I had brown red discharge over a week before my period. Not pregnant. What is it?

I was told to clarify: age 15, menarch: 2 years ago. Yesterday only I had brown red discharge over a week before my period. Not pregnant. What is it?

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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I have a brown discharge that's been happening for over a week. I'm not on birth control. I haven't had sex but "messed around". what might be wrong?

I have a brown discharge that's been happening for over a week. I'm not on birth control. I haven't had sex but "messed around". what might be wrong?

Hormonal imbalance: 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.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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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

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Brown discharge 10 weeks with no pain should I worry?

Brown discharge 10 weeks with no pain should I worry?

If you have: Experienced a brown discharge for ten weeks, this merits medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Why am I having brown discharge two weeks before my mens?

Why am I having brown discharge two weeks before my mens?

Likely ovulation: Bleeding. The timing, that is mid cycle, is because of the relationship with the process of ovulation that usually occurs about that time. That is why it is often called ovulation bleeding, and it occurs in about 30% of women. It is not a disease and generally does not require treatment. It usually occurs about 10 to 16 days after the last day of menses and can last from 12 hours to three days. ...Read more

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I've had brown discharge for almost 2 weeks. Is that normal?

I've had brown discharge for almost 2 weeks. Is that normal?

No: See your GYN for a pelvic examination and evaluation of the discharge (bacterial culture and sensitivity). Although this sounds like old menstrual blood mixed with cervical and vaginal mucous, you must be examined. ...Read more

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I had brown discharge for 2 weeks and now it stopped. What's that mean?

I had brown discharge for 2 weeks and now it stopped. What's that mean?

This was likely: Older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the vagina. This is usually associated with hormonal imbalances. If it becomes a trend, would consult with your gynecologist. ...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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What does pinkish brown discharge mean when your 6 weeks? (Only when I wipe)

THREATENED ABORTION: You have to rest and avoid activities to keep your pregnancy. Be under the care of your OB MD. ...Read more

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I've been hving a brown discharge for about a week it doesn't have a odor but I'm worried, ., ?

See your doctor.: This could be just old blood. It may be you lhave forgottren to remove a tampoon. This is a comon problem. ...Read more

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Brown discharge a week before and after cycle, last about a day or so. No odor, minor discomfort. I am 47, what is this?

Brown discharge a week before and after cycle, last about a day or so. No odor, minor discomfort. I am 47, what is this?

Menses irregular: There are several possibilities. Brown discharge is usually old blood discharged from the uterus and if you were 20 would suggest you ignore it absent other symptoms. At 47, however, it would be a good idea to go to your gynecologist and be examined to be certain nothing more serious is going on, and if so, catch it in the bud. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am 6 weeks along and had brown discharge for about four days and now have white with a little pink. Should I be worried?

I am 6 weeks along and had brown discharge for about four days and now have white with a little pink. Should I be worried?

Monitor situation: Monitor situation closely and make sure your obstetrician aware. I would not worry if us looks well ...Read more