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Brown discharge instead of period, no blood a lot lighter than usual, slight cramps, normal? Pregnant? I'm 22 and usualy heavy red periods

Brown discharge instead of period, no blood a lot lighter than usual, slight cramps, normal? Pregnant? I'm 22 and usualy heavy red periods

Home pregnancy test: If you are 4-5 days past the date of your expected period, you may do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...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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For the past 3+ months, I've had a brown discharge instead of a period, and it lasts for approx. 2 weeks. Now sure what's going on?

For the past 3+ months, I've had a brown discharge instead of a period, and it lasts for approx. 2 weeks. Now sure what's going on?

Brown = old blood: 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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Is it normal to have brown discharge instead of a period on implanon?

Is it normal to have brown discharge instead of a period on implanon?

Yes: Implanon may cause spotting or missed periods, typically not a concern.

For detailed information, see:

http://www. Implanon-usa. Com/en/hcp/learn-about-it/get-the-facts/warnings/index. Asp. ...Read more

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I found brown discharge instead of actual period what's going on?

I found brown discharge instead of actual period what's going on?

Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I get brown discharge instead of my period?

Why do I get brown discharge instead of my period?

The brown discharge: Might be your period. Brown discharge is usually older, deoxygenated blood from the uterus. ...Read more

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I had a brown discharge instead of my period this month and last night I had relations with my bf and today I noticed a discharge again??

I had a brown discharge instead of my period this month and last night I had relations with my bf and today I noticed a discharge again??

Can be normal: Missed a cycle, first a pregnancy test then wait for next menses. thyroid, stress, lots of possible reasons to miss a period, and if you do spotting can happen until your next cycle ...Read more

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I'm having black/brown discharge instead of my period. That's been a week & now I'm having a little bit if red. Irregular period. Why is it like that?

I'm having black/brown discharge instead of my period. That's been a week & now I'm having a little bit if red. Irregular period. Why is it like that?

Many answers, don't: There's no way to answer that without more info. Contraception? Meds? Will need blood tests, miscarriage? Too many possibilities, can't say with the scant info given. Sorry, see your gyno. ...Read more

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I've noticed brown discharge instead of a period since stopping the pill 6 weeks ago is this a side effect of stopping the pill?

I've noticed brown discharge instead of a period since stopping the pill 6 weeks ago is this a side effect of stopping the pill?

Brown is Blood: The Brown discharge is your period. It is blood. It just has lost all of its oxygen and is fully deoxygenated. ...Read more

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Is bloating and having brown discharge; instead of a period, normal after getting off the pill?

Is bloating and having brown discharge; instead of a period, normal after getting off the pill?

Bloating. ..: At your age you MUST, as soon as possible, see your Gynecologist because of bloating and brown discharge.

Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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I was prescribed spasmex for frequent urination and the next month I had brown discharge instead of a period. Is this normal or a sign of an std?

I was prescribed spasmex for frequent urination and the next month I had brown discharge instead of a period. Is this normal or a sign of an std?

Menstruation: Changes in the color, volume, duration of menses and other such alterations seldom have a diagnostic significance. If you think you may have been exposed to stds go and get tested asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge instead of my period could I be pregnant?

I have brown discharge instead of my period could I be pregnant?

Brown Discharge: The brown discharge may be old blood being cleaned from uterus. So - it might be your period. If you are uncertain - would take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Having brown discharge instead of ist period after medical abortion. What will I do now? Pregnancy test is negative. Thank u.

Having brown discharge instead of ist period after medical abortion. What will I do now? Pregnancy test is negative. Thank u.

Prob your period: The brown discharge was likely your period just a very light one. Brown equals old blood. It is common to have an "off' cycle every now and then. The first period after a miscarriage or abortion is often a little irregular. If your pregnancy test is negative then you are not pregnant. Schedule a visit for birth control if you do not want to be pregnant. ...Read more

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I am worried because I have brown discharge instead of my period for 3 day know I have cramping and felling sick and spotting brown but still no period

The: The first thing you should do is take a pregnancy test if there is a chance you could be pregnant. Otherwise, brown discharge can be old blood, meaning blood that has been stagnant in the uterus for over a month. If you are irregular and have cycles where you do not ovulate (anovulation) then brown discharge/blood is common at the very beginning and end of the cycle. Lastly, consider the possibility of an infectious process (bacterial vaginosis or even an std). If your normal period has not started and you are still experiencing this brown discharge you should see your doctor for an evaluation.
Take care. ...Read more

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Dark brown discharges instead of my period and its the day 34 on my cycle, usually I get my period at the day 28-30 every month except last month day36?

Dark brown discharges instead of my period and its the day 34 on my cycle, usually I get my period at the day 28-30 every month except last month day36?

Could be: The spotting could be just your period starting and the longer cycle could be nothing more than the normal variation in the length of time it takes for an egg to mature or it could be the influence of stress, a change in your schedule, medicatIons, weight, diet, or exercise. If you are having unprotected sex I would suggest that you do a pregnancy test to be sure but it probably is nothing serious. ...Read more

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Me and my partner put it in to try it for a few seconds and now I've been having brown discharges instead of a period. I'm scared I'm pregnant?

Me and my partner put it in to try it for a few seconds and now I've been having brown discharges instead of a period. I'm scared I'm pregnant?

Unprotected sex: It doesn't sound terribly likely, but words "unprotected" + "sex" = yes, you could be pregnant. Wait for a period, if it's late by a day or 2, a home test will be reliable. In future: if you are scared of being pregnant, DON'T do without protection, there is NO totally safe time. Good wishes. ...Read more

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No signs of discomfort that could mean infection. But I've been having brown discharge instead of my period. What does that mean?

No signs of discomfort that could mean infection. But I've been having brown discharge instead of my period. What does that mean?

That brown discharge: Is likely to be old blood being cleaned from your uterus. It could be the start of your period. ...Read more

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Last period 6/7 weeks ago. Brown discharge instead of period last week for 2 days. Usually 4-week period cycle. Took hpt ytd afternoon neg. Am I preg?

Last period 6/7 weeks ago. Brown discharge instead of period last week for 2 days. Usually 4-week period cycle. Took hpt ytd afternoon neg. Am I preg?

Depends: Did you have unprotected sex since your period 6-7 weeks ago. If no, and you did the test correctly, you are not pregnant. To be sure, you may get a blood test for HCG. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can stress cause brown discharge instead of period?

Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. This is not necessarily related to stress. ...Read more

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Dark brown discharge instead of period heavy for first day but now only when I wipe but negative test, pregnant?

Dark brown discharge instead of period heavy for first day but now only when I wipe but negative test, pregnant?

Trust the test: If your pregnancy test is negative and you repeated in a couple of days and it's still negative then you're not pregnant. The discharge was likely just a slightly irregular period. ...Read more

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Second month of brown discharge instead of period. Haven't missed a pill. Coul I be pregnant?

Second month of brown discharge instead of period. Haven't missed a pill. Coul I be pregnant?

Maybe normal: After some months or years not unusual for pill takers to have very lite cycles. As long that it occurs when on last or dummy pills on which to bleed on and doesn't last over 7-8 days and occurs only when due per pill pack then we should be fine. As always you may check with your Gyn to test for other causes. I. e infection, pregnancy, polyps, etc. Sometimes changing pill may give you a cycle. ...Read more

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I am not on pill but have brown discharge instead of period. Had protected sex 10 days ago and not sure he even ejaculated. Could I be pregnant?

Not likely: The brown discharge was your pill induced withdrawal bleeding/period especially if it occured at the end of the pack of pills in a timely fashion. ...Read more

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Brown discharge instead of period for a month, a lot lighter than a usual period, usually heavy red periods that are regular, virgin. What's wrong?

Brown discharge instead of period for a month, a lot lighter than a usual period, usually heavy red periods that are regular, virgin. What's wrong?

Brown = old blood: 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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Light brown discharge instead of period, been off pill for 6 weeks. Preg test negative. But am I pregnant?

Blood test...: A more specific blood test should be able to tell if you are pregnant or not. Abnormal vaginal discharge is not exclusive of pregnancy but could also be caused by a vaginal infection. Get seen by a GYN provider in order to vaginal exam and testing if necessary. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge instead of period. I am feeling dry and itchy. I am 42. Married and sexually active with hubby only.

I have brown discharge instead of period. I am feeling dry and itchy. I am 42. Married and sexually active with hubby only.

Three concerns: ! .) the brown discharge may or may not be your period so run a pregnancy test if you have not been using contraception.
2.) At age 42 your periods will become more anovulatory with estrogen dominance, therefore a normal cycle trend prior to peri menopause.
3). The itching may be a vaginal infection that may need to be evaluated and treated by a GYN MD. ...Read more