Top
20
Doctor insights on: Brown Discharge For Over A Week

Share
1

1
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


3

3
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

5

5
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

6

6
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

8

8
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

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
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

13

13
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

16

16
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

17

17
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

18

18
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

20

20
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