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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