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Brown discharge first day of period?

Brown discharge first day of period?

Vaginal Discharge: The brown is probably some aged blood in the mucous...It may be left over from the last period. It could be some irritation of the cervix. If the menses is otherwise normal then this may not need to be worried about. ...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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Brown discharge with blood instead of a period. Whatsup?

Brown discharge with blood instead of  a period. Whatsup?

Sexually active?: If you are sexually active and have not used protection, you could be pregnant. First step is to take a pregnancy test. If the test is negative, and you have not had unprotected sex recently ( in the last 10 days), don't worry about it. There are times where women will have an abnormal period. Stress plays a factor. No evaluation is needed until you have had three consecutive abnormal cycle. ...Read more

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Light pink and brown half day period, now brown mucus with a tint of red? Pregnant?

Light pink and brown half day period, now brown mucus with a tint of red? Pregnant?

Difficult to say: Certainly a pregnancy test is in order, but you should see your doctor to be checked for infections or other abnormalities. ...Read more

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4days of brown vaginal discharge now light pink dischrge.My period ended a week before the brown discharge came.My blood test high esr. not pregnant.

4days of brown vaginal discharge now light pink dischrge.My period ended a week before the brown discharge came.My blood test high esr. not pregnant.

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

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Brown smudge on day of expected period , vaginal discharge back to white and crampy?

Brown smudge on day of expected period , vaginal discharge back to white and crampy?

Wait and see: There are variations in menstrual cycle and can cause your period to come a few days early or late. If you have been having unprotected intercourse, you can do a home pregnancy test to place your mind at rest. White discharge can be benign or sometimes associated with infections such as yeast, and other bacteria. See your GYN if symptoms persist ...Read more

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Dark brown gooy discharge instead of period. Not pregnant. Is this normal for a cyst?

Dark brown gooy discharge instead of period. Not pregnant. Is this normal for a cyst?

Could be: Ovarian cysts can cause breakthrough bleeding instead of a period and that can present itself as a mucousy discharge when it nixes (permethrin) with the vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Days of light brownish smelly discharge?

Brown discharge can : Be old blood. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Discharge instead of Period? New to period.

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

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Red colour blood spotting on 7th day after sex and brown coloured creamy discharge?

Red colour blood spotting on 7th day after sex and brown coloured creamy discharge?

Clarify- see doctor: First question-you describe what sounds like a typical vaginal complaint but you list yourself as male. If you actually are male, you need to see a doctor right away if you are having blood and any kind of discharge from your penis. If you are female, this could be signs of a vaginal infection. Also, is there a possibility there is a retained tampon in your vagina?Also consider an STD-need testing ...Read more

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Missed a pill and had brown discharge during week of period. Help?

Missed a pill and had brown discharge during week of period. Help?

That brown discharge: is probably old blood being cleaned out of the uterus. That may have been your period for this cycle. ...Read more

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White discharge before period sign of pregnancy?

White discharge before period sign of pregnancy?

Possibly if the: Period is missed. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Spotting really light pinkish brown discharge lasted for about 2-3 days followed by 2 days of white/pink stringy discharge and week early light period?

Spotting really light pinkish brown discharge lasted for about 2-3 days followed by 2 days of white/pink stringy discharge and week early light period?

Irreg period: 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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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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There's brown spotting instead of regular period with light pink spotting 5 days later. Is this okay?

There's brown spotting instead of regular period with light pink spotting 5 days later. Is this okay?

May be some: Hormonal imbalances. Brown spotting is likely old, deoxygenated blood bleeding cleaned from the uterus. Pink spotting may be small amt of blood mixed with vaginal secretions. If this regulates back wouldn't worry about it. If irregular pattern persists seek medical eval. Take care. ...Read more

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On the pill for 2 years. Brown discharge mixed with thick stretchy discharge and a hint of red the day before sugar pill? Early withdraw bleed?

On the pill for 2 years. Brown discharge mixed with thick stretchy discharge and a hint of red the day before sugar pill? Early withdraw bleed?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more