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Painful cramps @ 8 with vaginal reddish brown discharge PCOS not taken Provera/had a period in 2 months no periods naturally w/PCOS before Cause?

Painful cramps @ 8 with vaginal reddish brown discharge PCOS not taken Provera/had a period in 2 months  no periods naturally w/PCOS before Cause?

PCOS: Of you aren't having periods it's likely due to the PCOS which causes abnormal high estrogen and testosterone typically. You need estrogen and progesterone produced in ovaries to be in the right ratios to each other in order to have regular periods. You've gotten a prescription for Provera (medroxyprogesterone) which is good. Untreated PCOS can be dangerous if don't have periods. ...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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Is it normal to have brown discharge before periods in pcos..Trying to conceive?

Yes and No: Some brown spotting can be normal with any period. However many people with pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome) do not have regular ovulatory periods and abnormal bleeding can sometimes be a sign of problems with the lining of the uterus like hyperplasia, precancer or even cancer. It is important to see your gynecologist for evaluation and treatment to lower your risk for cancer and other issues. ...Read more

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Its time for my period but only brown discharge. No period. Have pcos and off the pill for a month after being on it for 5months. Am i pregnant ?

Its time for my period but only brown discharge. No period. Have pcos and off the pill for a month after being on it for 5months. Am i pregnant ?

Possible: For these suggestive symptoms, just do a HPT and repeat in a week. If still doubtful and without menses by then, get your doctor to order a blood test for confirmation. ...Read more

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6wks pregnant bleeding 3wks is it miscarriage? Initially spotting, then red blood now brown discharge no pain. Have pcos so take metformi 500 twice da

6wks pregnant bleeding 3wks is it miscarriage? Initially spotting, then red blood now brown discharge no pain. Have pcos so take metformi 500 twice da

Pregnant & Bleeding: Your symptoms are concerning for a miscarriage but sometimes thia sort of bleeding occurs and the pregnancy continues. The ony way to know what it happening is to see your healthcare provider who may perform an ultrasound or measure serum pregnancy levels. ...Read more

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A couple years ago, I was diagnosed with pcos I'm a 15 year old virgin. Anyway , for a couple years now I've be getting brown discharge with a strong ?

A couple years ago, I was diagnosed with pcos I'm a 15 year old virgin. Anyway , for a couple years now I've be getting brown discharge with a strong ?

Get an exam: A discharge with an odor can be caused by Bacterial Vaginosis or other infection. Its best to have an exam to find out what type of infection it is for sure. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I always get redish brown discharge 3-4 days sometimes even a week before my period. Is this normal? Is pcos causing this?

I always get redish brown discharge 3-4 days sometimes even a week before my period. Is this normal? Is pcos causing this?

Discharge: is a mixture of old ( menstrual) blood with vaginal and cervical mucous. The PCOS may affect your cycles; however the cuauses are usually homonal. ...Read more

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Had period 2 weeks ago and yesterday i notice a light brown discharge it only lasted a few hours first time i also have pcos n endometrosis?

Had period 2 weeks ago and yesterday i notice a light brown discharge it only lasted a few hours first time i also have pcos n endometrosis?

Irregular bleeding: Is not uncommon with pcos. If persistent see your doc, the pill can be helpful for both your issues. There are other things, like infection, that can cause spotting so get seen if persistent. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im 30 yrs old.I have pcos but got periods for 2 mths wthot pills.Ds mth im due on 2nd. hvng brown discharge & cramps for a week but test s neg. advice?

Pcos gives variable : Menstrual cycles are erratic doe to excess insulin and excess LH secretion of ovaries. 1) Menstual cycles can vary significantly. 2) Insulin levels can be controlled by metformin 3) Reduce cabs and use small portions 4) In your case 1) BCP 2) Start metformin therapy and gradually go up to 2000mg (1000 twice a day). You may start improving perhaps in 3months. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and pcos and I have had brown discharge for two weeks & no it's red - i haven't had a period in 5 yrs and I am in a lot of pain?

See an OBGYN: This needs updated evaluation and treatment. Hopefully interventions can be relatively simple, but since the chances of getting worse over time are big and those of improving w/out tx are nil, they may involve some surgery. Don't wait any longer. You do not need to hurt so badly. Take care ; get well. ...Read more

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So when my period starts its usually brown discharge and i think i may have pcos because im at the same age my mom was when she had problems with her period?

So when my period starts its usually brown discharge and i think i may have pcos because im at the same age my mom was when she had problems with her period?

Need More Info: Your period starting with a brownish discharge is not at all uncommon. Some things that would make me more concerned for PCOS are whether periods are regular, do you have any increased body or facial hair growth, do you still get a lot of acne, do you have areas of darkening of the skin on your neck or elbows and more. Does diabetes run in the family, are your sugars normal, are you overweight... ...Read more

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

See the link below: https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2039180 It is what Dr. Khurram Rehman wrote, but has the detail of an article for those interested in ...Read more