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Dark brown stringy discharge breakthrough bleeding?

Dark brown stringy discharge breakthrough bleeding?

Need more info: If you are on the pill breakthrough spotting is a common effect, especially if you are forgetful about taking the pill on time. If you aren't it could be coinciding with ovulation. ...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 watery discharge before period normal?

Brown watery discharge before period normal?

Normal: period related discharge can take on many different appearances depending on the amount of mucus that is being secreted from your cervix around the time of menses. as long as the discharge is not excessive, malodorous, or causing any itching, or pain, it can be normal. Keep watch and consult if getting worse. ...Read more

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Is brown vaginal discharge concerning?

Is brown vaginal discharge concerning?

Sounds normal!: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, i can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! good luck! ...Read more

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Watery vaginal discharge before period, pregnant?

Watery vaginal discharge before period, pregnant?

No necessarily: White milky discharge is sometimes seen w pregnancy. If you miss your period please take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is brownish postmenopausal discharge concerning?

Is brownish postmenopausal discharge concerning?

Would have it : Checked out by your gynecologist. Brown discharge is often older, deoxygenated blood. Since you are postmenopausal would want to know why you are bleeding. Take care. ...Read more

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Milky vaginal discharge normal?

Milky vaginal discharge normal?

Yes: Mild white vaginal discharge is normal and is due to hormonal changes in a woman's body. If your discharge becomes copious, foul smelling, or greenish, this could be a sign of infection. In that case it would be best to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Thick clumpy milky discharge early pregnancy or pms?

Thick clumpy milky discharge early pregnancy or pms?

Thick, white, clumpy: Discharge with itching, burning, redness, no odor - can be associated with a yeast infection. Yeast infections are more frequent when pregnant. Take a pregnancy test if your period is late. See you gynecologist for changes in your discharge. ...Read more

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Is brown discharge years after menopause normal?

Is brown discharge years after menopause normal?

No: Brown discharge suggests light bleeding that is not normal years after menopause. You need a complete exam, possibly ultrasound and biopsy of the linning of the uterus. ...Read more

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Reasons for brown vaginal discharge?

Reasons for brown vaginal discharge?

Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Smelly discharge before menstruatuon?

Smelly discharge: Could be vaginoses, see u pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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Sticky white vaginal discharge. Period or pregnancy symptom?

Sticky white vaginal discharge. Period or pregnancy symptom?

The question is..: Are you late for your cycle? If you are, you need to take a pregnancy test. If your cycles are irregular, that will make undertanding what is going on more difficult, and plenty of young women become pregnant with irregular cycles and are taken by surprise. So, that's issue number one. Issue 2 is if the discharge is abnormal for you, you probaly should have a pelvic exam. Best wishes and be safe. ...Read more

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Nipple discharge thick white, pregnancy symptom?

Nipple discharge thick white, pregnancy symptom?

Don't anticipate: Nipple d/c in early pregnancy. Classic pregnancy sxs don’t begin until period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. May be ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take hpt to know. ...Read more

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Light pinkish bleeding followed by brown odorless discharge?

Light pinkish bleeding followed by brown odorless discharge?

Both the light: Pink ; brown discharges may be blood. Brown usually equates to older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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Is dark brown discharge normal when ovulating?

Is dark brown discharge normal when ovulating?

Not unusual: Ovulation is an inflammatory process. The inflammatory chemicals (prostaglandins) may cause some instability in the uterine lining resulting in spotting. This would show up as a brownish discharge. ...Read more

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Thick brown discharge before my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. In this case, it might be the start of your period. ...Read more

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Brown vaginal discharge 2 weeks before period?

May be ovulation: Occasionally we see a small amount of bleeding right at the time of ovulation and that could produce this brown discharge. Get checked if there are other symptoms or if it persists. ...Read more

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Heavy brown stringy discharge coming from vagina 2 weeks before period?

Evaluation: Mid cycle discharge is usually clear stringy discharge.But if you HAV brown discharge, you need to get evaluate with a doctor. ...Read more

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Menopause (Definition)

The natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s and ...Read more