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Doctor insights on: Brown Discharge Prior To Period

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I started spotting brown discharge 5days prior my period was due then bright red for 3days nothing for 2days, now pink spots. Is hormones or pregnancy?

I started spotting brown discharge 5days prior my period was due then bright red for 3days nothing for 2days, now pink spots. Is hormones or pregnancy?

Run a test: If the brown discharge is related to a pregnancy, a home urine pregnancy test would be positive. If it's negative, it's more likely just a hormonal issue. ...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 have brown discharge before period?

I have brown discharge before period?

Brown discharge: Is likely to be old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of your uterus and is likely to be the beginning of your period. ...Read more

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Can brown discharge count as a period?

Can brown discharge count as a period?

If at the time of : The anticipated period - it may be. 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 does the brown discharge come after a period.

Why does the brown discharge come after a period.

Decreased necrosis: The period is because of necrosis of endometrium......which slowly heals....to give brown discharge . If sexually active.....infection can do it also. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 10 days before period is it normal?

No: Not "normal", but not necessarily anything serious. If persists, should see gyn. ...Read more

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Having brown discharge a week before period, is it normal ?

Having brown discharge a week before period, is it normal ?

Maybe: In patients who have uterine fibroids, their brown discharge is characteristic of their condition. If the brown discharge occurs every period for you and you do not have fibroids then it is normal as it represents endometrial breakdown products and old blood. ...Read more

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How long does brown discharge last at the end of the period?

Can't predict that: If brown discharge is during your period - then it just older, deoxygenated blood. If it is following your period, then there may be a bit of a hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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Went off period but brown discharge and its smelly what is it?

Need eval: Brown discharge is usually old blood- but if there is an odor you may have an infection- go see your doctor for eval. ...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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Would someone normally have an 8 day period with brown discharge?

It can be: It is scant bleeding if this is a change from the usual cycle, it might have another cause but it may be ok to wait a month to find out. ...Read more

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Help please! is brown discharge normal a day or 2 before a period?

It may just be: The blood starting a little early. Old blood and tissue can look brown. Take care. ...Read more