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Heavy brown discharge with clots and tint of blood & every now and then faint faint cramps. Why?

Heavy brown discharge with clots and tint of blood & every now and then faint faint cramps. Why?

Possibilities...: First, make sure you get a pregnancy test. If negative then this could be related to a pelvic infection, uterine fibromas, ovarian cysts as most common reasons. Make an appointment with GYN provider for exam and final diagnosis. ...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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I started with brown discharge on day 17. On day 18 it consists of a heavy flow that I can barely keep up with. It also has big clots. Minimal crampin?

I started with brown discharge on day 17. On day 18 it consists of a heavy flow that I can barely keep up with. It also has big clots. Minimal crampin?

Heavy bleeding: If you're going through more then a 1 larger sized pad or tampon an hour you may want to get seen as soon as you can. If you have a gynecologist who also delivers babies, he/she she have an answering service. I would give it a call and see if something can be done over the phone for you. ...Read more

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I have had 3 weeks of brown discharge that ranged from red-dark brown. I also had clots that were rubbery. I then got a heavy period. Is it normal?

I have had 3 weeks of brown discharge that ranged from red-dark brown. I also had clots that were rubbery. I then got a heavy period. Is it normal?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods can occur and can be normal. Best to monitor your cycle over the next 2-3 months. If it continues to be irregular, seek medical attention. If concerned for pregnancy, take an over the counter test. Also, consider alternate birth control method such as spermicides, birth control pills, etc. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge and it's thick with brown clots in it what is this?

Old blood: As your body breaks down blood, it turns from red to brown or black. This is most likely related to menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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I have no other symptoms other than a brown discharge which is stringy, clumpy, and sometimes black clots. I am sexually active, but I use protection

Bleeding: Brown discharge is often from old blood. I would recommend examination especially if continues. Many things can cause bleeing in the genital tract. Recommend follow up with gyn. ...Read more

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I was taking birthcontrol kept getting a brown discharge so i stop taking iit the discharge reduced but sometimes i get clot stretchy brown stuff?Help

I was taking birthcontrol kept getting a brown discharge so i stop taking iit the discharge reduced but sometimes i get clot stretchy brown stuff?Help

Can be normal: Ovulation discharge is normal and experienced by large numbers of women. During ovulation you may see changes in the color and consistency of vaginal discharge. Menstrual irregularities are also quite common and can be caused by a wide variety of factors. If you have no other symptoms and this does not occur regularly would not worry. ...Read more

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What does it mean if u have very light dark brown discharge and clots before your period?

What does it mean if u have very light dark brown discharge and clots before your period?

Early period: This is most likely just the beginning of your period. This is the beginning of the shedding process of your endometrial lining. ...Read more

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On period 11 days now w/ Brown discharge at day 7 then started back red now have clots come few times a day. What could be wrong & when to get checked?

On period 11 days now w/ Brown discharge at day 7 then started back red now have clots come few times a day. What could be wrong & when to get checked?

Could be infection: or irregular spotting. If there is more odor and frequent discharge unrelated to frequency of intercourse, then it's more likely to be an infection. Irregular menstrual spotting also gets worse with infection on board. Proceed to see a GYN or family physician to get yourself properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I had brown discharge with brownish clot after one week of periods.M having pcod problem too.should I be worried?

I had brown discharge with brownish clot after one week of periods.M having pcod problem too.should I be worried?

GYN consult: Certainly have a thorough GYN pelvic exam and have your cycles monitored.Brownish colored discharge is usually related to old menstrual blood, which may be related to PCOD. ...Read more

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Ok so 3 days ago i bleed light red with lil clots had cramps with it after that im only having brown discharge . What does it mean?

Ok so 3 days ago i bleed light red with lil clots had cramps with it after that im only having brown discharge . What does it mean?

Steps of follow up: If you are sexually active, start with a pregnancy test . This may be menstrual spotting depending on your cycle. The brown discharge should be evaluated. A pelvic exam , office appt recommended. The discharge may be brown in color from residual blood in the vagina related to recent spotting. Further veal recommended. ...Read more

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HI IM 35 IVE ALWAYS HAD ABNORMAL PERIODS. IVE BEEN RELEASING BROWN DISCHARGE AND SMALL BLOODY- MILKY CLOTS FOR 12 DAYS. PLEASE HELP?

See Gynecologist: 35 year old female says I'm 35 always had abnormal periods. I've been releasing brown discharge and small bloody-milky clots for 12 day please help? Best help is to see a Gynecologist as soon as possible to examine and determine the cause for treatment. ...Read more

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Hi when i had my period ther last week IV had clots with it and they wer pretty big , now 3 days after my period im having brown discharge ?

Old blood: Clots are not necessarily abnormal. The brown discharge is old blood and is not necessarily abnormal right after a period but if this is a big change for you, see your doctor if it happens again next month or if you have any pain. ...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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It's just about a week after i ovulated.Expecting period next saturday but i woke up to light brown discharge today with very tiny clots.Pls what rong?

It's just about a week after i ovulated.Expecting period next saturday but i woke up to light brown discharge today with very tiny clots.Pls what rong?

Brown Discharge: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. You can do a preg test, which may be negative, but i always watch these cases. Take a HCG preg test 3-5 days when you suppose to have your period. ...Read more

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I just got my implanon like about one week ago and this morning I woke up and I saw that I had dark brown discharge and a few dark brown clots is this normal for me to get because I'm also getting cramps. Help please I'm worried?

Normal: The implanon is an extremely effective method of contraception but it frequently causes what is described as irregularly irregular bleeding means u never can predict when or how much u r going to bleed.That is probably all u r experiencing.However there is also the possibility of a pelvic infection.If the pain is abnormal for u, u should b seen and examined.Remember to use condoms to prevent STDs. ...Read more

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28 to 30 is my period length. On cd 15 saw brown discharge. Sometime comes with clots. Lasting for 6 days. What to expect. Ttc for 2 months now.

28 to 30 is my period length. On cd 15  saw brown discharge.  Sometime comes with clots. Lasting for 6 days. What to expect. Ttc for 2 months now.

Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding is 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 &a 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