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There is brown discharge on panties but i'm not on my period. What does this sound like?

There is brown discharge on panties but i'm not on my period. What does this sound like?

The brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood being shed from the uterus due to homrone imbalances (break through bleeding). ...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've been having pink/brown discharge in my panties and on my liner. My period ended 8 days ago. What could this be?

Spotting: 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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Lost my mucus plug yesterday and now today i am having brown discharge in my panties and when i wipe, is that normal? Labor within next few days?

Lost my mucus plug yesterday and now today i am having brown discharge in my panties and when i wipe, is that normal? Labor within next  few days?

Depends: If you are term or near your due date then losing your mucous plug is normal and expected. No prediction as to when labor will occur can be made. If you are preterm then you should be evaluated by your doctor ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex over the wknd and on monday i noticed brown discharge on my panties.it thursday and i still see it..period is due in 4days,?

I had unprotected sex over the wknd and on monday i noticed brown discharge on my panties.it thursday and i still see it..period is due in 4days,?

Pg test in 6 days: Anytime vaginal bleeding is abnormal, in length, symptoms, or timing, check a pg test to be sure (if you are sexually active and have not had surgical sterilization). Repeat in a week & if negative, and you miss another period, see your doc to find out why. Follow the instructions on the kit, & be sure it has not expired, too. Also, infections can occur, if you are at risk of pregnancy. See doc. ...Read more

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I'm suppossed to start my period on two weeks, and I have this dark brown discharge on my panties and had unprotected sex a few days ago. What is this?

I'm suppossed to start my period on two weeks, and I have this dark brown discharge on my panties and had unprotected sex a few days ago. What is this?

Change in hormone...: ...levels is the most likely cause. There are normal fluctuations in hormones that can cause spotting (minor vaginal bleeding) between periods. Since you've had unprotected sex, you should check a pregnancy test in about 7 days or if your next period is late. It's best to have unprotected sex ONLY if you're trying to get pregnant. Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Diff opinion not breakthrough not on oc, birthcontrol.Nvr hve been wut else wud cause me to wake up with brown discharge n CM soaked panties?

Diff opinion not breakthrough not on oc, birthcontrol.Nvr hve been wut else wud cause me to wake up with brown discharge n CM soaked panties?

Hormones: I'm not sure what type of answer you're looking for, but breakthrough bleeding (assuming there was no trauma to the vagina or cervix as the cause of bleeding) is going to come from the uterus and is determined by hormones. Brown discharge is old blood. See a gynecologist if the answers you are receiving on healthtap aren't to your liking. An exam might be a good idea, if the bleeding unexplained. ...Read more

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3-4 days ago i woke in the nite 2 brown discharge enough 2 soak panties not normal b4/after period. Period nxt week not takin oc nvr have what is it?

3-4 days ago i woke in the nite 2 brown discharge enough 2 soak panties not normal b4/after period. Period nxt week not takin oc nvr have what is it?

Breakthrough: This sounds like breakthrough bleeding, and i'm sorry you're going through this. Breakthrough bleeding can be common and this brown discharge is just old blood. Nothing to worry about, nothing with your body is necessarily wrong. If bothers you, can consider taking birth control pills to help regulate cycle. But otherwise, this is likely not to occur regularly. If it does, see a gynecolgoist. ...Read more

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What is the brown discharge in my underwear from?

What is the brown discharge in my underwear from?

Female?: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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What do you call the brown discharge in my underwear??

What do you call the brown
 discharge in my underwear??

Old Blood: It is most likely old blood from your previous menstrual cycle. This is not uncommon for many women as your uterus, cervix, and/or upper vagina can retain some blood from your last period and while it's there it turns brown and then will eventually leak out, often mid-cycle and cause what you are now experiencing. Shouldn't be anything to worry about. ...Read more

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I am 18 and I have been finding brown discharge everyday for the past two weeks in my panties.The doctor suggested me trapic e. Does this help me?

I am 18 and I have been finding brown discharge everyday for the past two weeks in my panties.The doctor suggested me trapic e. Does this help me?

Irregular periods : 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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. It sounds like you already got medication from your doctor so give it a try. ...Read more