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Brown Discharge When I Wipe
Many things: The discharge is probably scant old blood. This could be trivial or serious but at age 45, an exam is approprite. ...Read more
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
A few things: Brown discharge usually means old blood is present from the uterus, cervix or vagina. These would be the usual and there could be other unusual reasons. ...Read more
Perhaps: Brown discharge is usually due to scant old blood at age 40 this warrants an exam. ...Read more
Sometimes I get a sharp pain in my lower right side then a couple days after ive had brown discharge when I wipe. Could it be a cyst?
Various causes: An abnormal discharge may indicate infection. If it's pure blood only, there is something wrong with the lining of the uterus (endometrium). Besides pregnancy, this could be dysfunctional bleeding (hormone imbalance), endometriosis is another cause of this kind of bleeding and associated with pain. See a gyn. ...Read more
I'm about 10 weeks pg and in the past 2 days have noticed a medium-brown discharge when I wipe. I have not had any pain or cramping. What should I do?
Keep your regularly: ...scheduled OB appointment. If the discharge turns bloody, profuse and/or you get pelvic pain or uterine contractions, see your doctor immediately. Fortunately, vaginal secretions that are tinged with "old blood" aren't uncommon in the first trimester and usually don't indicate anything serious. However, it's best to be on the safe side since 2 lives are at stake here. ...Read more
I'm currently 12 days late for my period but last few days I've ha a brown discharge when I wipe and 2 negative tests? Help please
I'm 11 days late now, cramping a bit, brown discharge when I wipe. Took first response test and came out negative. Should I try another test?
Hi I'm 13 days late on my period and on the 12th day started having brown discharge when I wipe. The brown discharge is very light not like my period.
If you are 13 days late on your period and only experiencing slight, brown discharge, then a pregnancy test would be in order. If irregular periods are what you experience usually then pregnancy is only one of the things that you must exclude. Consulting a physician would be a good thing to do. ...Read more
For the past 3 nights I have had a slight, brown discharge when I wipe. What could this mean? According to the birth control I am not late.
Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Brown is simply old blood that has been sitting at the back of the vagina. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more
11 days post my period now I'm having brown discharge when I wipe. We are trying for a baby, we had unprotected sex 5 days sense my period. What's up?
I would: Recommend that you see your doctor. Could be that you are pregnant and it could mean nothing. Sorry to be light on the details but this is something that is best dealt with by an exam by your dr. ...Read more
I had a pink discharge on sunday, monday and today was brown discharge when I wipe, I have a irregular period and im a month late, what's wrong with me?
Iud removed 8/13, Ov approx 8/18, expected period 9/1. 3rd day w/ dark brown discharge when I wipe, few spots on pad, small clots, neg hpt, any ideas?
Normal: After IUD removal. Monitor your cycles and use condoms and BC pills or spermicidal foam/gel. ...Read more
I am 26 years old and I am 5 days late on my period. The past week or so I have felt nauseated even dry heaved a couple of times. I have also been extremely tired no matter how much I sleep. Today, I have had a brown discharge when I wipe and mild cramp
Do a pregnancy test: And see if you are pregnant.Get a more detailed answer ›
Blood or other: Just make sure it is not some type of a cream you're using when having sex but brown discharge usually means old blood which if not related to your period or possible early pregnancy, should be further investigated by your doctor for any serious pathology for early cure. ...Read more
I'm about 7 weeks preg. I just noticed a very slight amount of light brown discharge when I wiped. Could this be a miscarriage? I feel fine otherwise.
Unlikely: See the doctor for an ultrasound.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have irregular periods and starting yesterday morning, I had brown discharge when I wiped. Should I be worried?
I am on the bc pill and am expected to start my period in 8-10 days and experienced some light red/brown discharge when I wiped, what is this?
I am on birth control and had unprotected sex and had brown discharge when I wiped myself after peeing. What could it be?
Today is my 3rd day being late for my cycle. I'm noticing brown discharge when I wipe. Could I be pregnant?
Spotting: Could be pregnant, but could also be about to start your period. Get a preg test. ...Read more
8wks pregnant. Had intercourse two nights ago. Brown discharge when I wipe after using the restroom.
1st trimester bled: Dark blood or brown blood is not active bleeding but old bleeding. Could be coming from anywhere, your cervix, the pregnancy, an infection. Are you cramping? At present, make an appointment for your prenatal visit. In the mean time pelvic rest, nothing in the vagina. ...Read more
I should of have had period around the15th of this but all I have had is very light pink or brown discharge when I wipe could I be pregnant?
I doubt it: Unlikely for you to be pregnant if you are still having a light period. You can always do a pregnancy test to be sure but if you're having no signs of pregnancy then I would at it's unlikely. ...Read more
Hello yes I don't know if this is period are what but I been spotting and and having brown discharge when I wipe is it possible I can a baby again?
Fertility question: You can get pregnant!Get a more detailed answer ›
I took 2 pregnancy tests before and after taking Plan B now I have brown discharge when I wipe myself what's this mean?
I took a pregnancy test before and after taking Plan B & both came out neg now I have brown discharge when I wipe myself, does this mean im pregnant?
Hello I'm 5 days late and no spotting only pinkish/brown discharge when I wipe, I took a pt and it was neg, could I still be pregnant or just a period?
Today I've been seeing brown discharge when I wipe, could I be pregnant? I'm 4 days from my period...
8wks pregnant. Brown discharge when I wipe after using the restroom, no bleeding or cramping. What is that?
Not sure: Not sure. You will need to be examined by your doctor. ...Read more
On bc pills for 3 months now and had unprotected sex on 4/12 and 4/24 now im feeling very campy and have medium brown discharge when I wipe pregnant?
Gyn exam: Cannot guarantee that you are not pregnant since bc pills are not 100% effective. Brown discharge should be evaluated by your gyn- could just be old blood or infection. ...Read more
I'm 10 days late, a little cramping, brown discharge when I wipe for the past 3 days. Am I pregnant? What's going on?
Possible: I would get a pregnancy test to do at home. ...Read more
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