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Doctor insights on: Brown Mucus Discharge During Pregnancy

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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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Period over 24 days late.Dark brown stringy mucous discharge & brown spotting for two days now 3 negative OTC pregnancy test no pregnacy symptoms?

Period over 24 days late.Dark brown stringy mucous discharge & brown spotting for two days now 3 negative OTC pregnancy test no pregnacy symptoms?

See your doctor: If you had unprotected sex, not on a birth control and 24 days late, its advisable to see your doctor for proper evaluation/rule out of pregnancy.You can also use this visit to discuss with your doctor which birth control would be appropriate for you. Please always remember to practice safe sex ( use condoms). Know that birth control will not protect from sexually transmitted diseases. Take care. ...Read more

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Decrease in mucous discharge at 38 weeks pregnancy. Is it normal?

Decrease in mucous discharge at 38 weeks pregnancy. Is it normal?

Normal: Mucus discharge in pregnancy is very inconsistent. Sometimes there is a lot and sometimes there isn't. Both are normal. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I had protected sex usin condom, next day spotting occured in addition to normal colorless mucous discharge. Means? 28 old female, never had pregnancy.

I had protected sex usin condom, next day spotting occured in addition to normal colorless mucous discharge. Means? 28 old female, never had pregnancy.

spotting: A single episode of spotting probably has very little significance. Now on the other hand if you spot between periods frequently i would suggest you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is white creamy odorless cervical mucous a pregnancy symptom with a little watery clear discharge ?

Is white creamy odorless cervical mucous a pregnancy symptom with a little watery clear discharge ?

No it isn't: Vaginal discharge is not a pregnancy symptom. It can indicate a sexually transmitted disease of other infection. Schedule a visit for testing. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Consider starting birth control as well. ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience brown discharge during pregnancy?

Yes, common: Brown discharge is old blood. It's common to have a little bit of bleeding in pregnancy. If you are spotting on to your underwear, that's something to see your doctor about. Maybe the brown discharge happened after sex? The cervix can be slightly inflamed in pregnancy and sex can cause a little bit of bleeding as well. If you have cramping or more bleeding, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Is a little brown discharge dangerous during 7th week of pregnancy? Why is it happening and what to do?

Is a little brown discharge dangerous during 7th week of pregnancy? Why is it happening and what to do?

Spotting in preg: The brown discharge could be a little bleeding that happen after sex. It could be a sign of a small infection vaginally. Or it could be nothing at all. A miscarriage is significantly heavy bleeding and cramping. Just follow up with your ob. ...Read more

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Hello, Which colour and consistence of discharge is normal during pregnancy? Beige, coffee with milk, rust colour, brownish - when is it alarm sign?

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Which colour and consistence of discharge is normal during pregnancy? Beige, coffee with milk, rust colour, brownish - when is it alarm sign?

Blood: Its more of concern when blood present. red, dark red, brown and black are more likely blood. However, the color that we see inside during the spec exam and what you see after air dries it and concentrates it varies. ...Read more

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I have a brownish red discharge very itching and very painful during sex I tested positive for a pregnancy test?

I have a brownish red discharge very itching and very painful during sex I tested positive for a pregnancy test?

See doctor: For the sake of your and your baby's health, you should be under the care of a doctor. S/he will examine the discharge and treat you accordingly. Examination of the discharge will facilitate the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pd due 2days ago, day3 now only cramps & very light unusual pink/brown watery discharge or nothing at all. Missed BC during ovul. Possible pregnancy?

Pd due 2days ago, day3 now only cramps & very light unusual pink/brown watery discharge or nothing at all. Missed BC during ovul. Possible pregnancy?

Possible: Any time you miss pills you decrease your protection and unprotected intercourse can result in pregnancy. The delay in your period may just be because of the missed pills but check a pregnancy test to be sure and if it is negative, repeat it in 3-5 days. Continue your pills and you might try setting an alarm in your phone to help you remember them. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had only one episode of slight brown discharge during fourth month of pregnancy... my doctor prescribed duphaston tablet... is it good or not?

Had only one episode of slight brown discharge during fourth month of pregnancy... my doctor prescribed duphaston tablet... is it good or not?

Not: Presumably the doctor thinks this might help prevent miscarriage or premature labor. There is no evidence that this is the case, nor is it clear that this is completely safe for the baby. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with hpv during pregnancy and i bleed 24/7 and when I'm not bleeding I have a brown discharge with skin like particles.. HELP?

Probably not HPV: HPV usually doesn't cause vaginal discharge, so this more likely is something else. Are you still pregnant? At risk for STD? Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge requires professional evaluation. See your doctor soon -- if still pregnant, call your obstetrician immediately. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi, I am 5-6 weeks pregnant n having light brown watery discharge only when i go to pass urineonly, 1-2 drops.Is it ok during early stage of pregnancy.

Hi, I am 5-6 weeks pregnant n having light brown watery discharge only when i go to pass urineonly, 1-2 drops.Is it ok during early stage of pregnancy.

Common symptom: Brown spotting early in pregnancy is really common. I worry when it's bright red and accompanied by cramping. There is a risk of miscarriage with every conception, and there really isn't anything to do at this point but to wait. Be reassured that the odds are in your favor that all will go well. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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