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Virgin, light brown pink vaginal discharge 2 weeks after period. Hormonal imbalance? I'm not sure what's happening I need help. How do I fix this?

Virgin, light brown pink vaginal discharge 2 weeks after period. Hormonal imbalance? I'm not sure what's happening I need help. How do I fix this?

Normal: This sounds pretty normal. A lot of women have discharge at some point between periods and it can be as you are describing with light pink, brownish. I would let a cycle go and see if it resolves. If pain or fever, see M.D. ...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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Pink/brown vaginal discharge all month for several months. Take birth control. Same sex partner for 2.5 years. Occasional discomfort where ovaries are?

Pink/brown vaginal discharge all month for several months. Take birth control. Same sex partner for 2.5 years. Occasional discomfort where ovaries are?

Progesterone: Your ovaries are not producing enough progesterone the two weeks before your period. This may be due to stress and/or poor diet. Inadequate progesterone production the two weeks before your period allows the lining of your uterus to become too thick---> inc period blood flow. Inadequate progesterone also allows your estrogen to form the clots. Go see your gynecologist for evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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Every day since ovulation DAY 14-16 I've had brown + pink mucus-y vaginal discharge.Now lasting 10 days (DAY 17-27). Why??? NO Sex. Not Preg. PAP o.k.

Every day since ovulation DAY 14-16 I've had brown + pink mucus-y vaginal discharge.Now lasting 10 days (DAY 17-27). Why??? NO Sex. Not Preg. PAP o.k.

Blood vs infection: Mid cycle bleeding occurs sometimes. Old blood can appear brown or black. Watered down blood can appear pink. There are several infections that people who are not sexually active can get. Yeast and BV are common. See a gynecologist for testing and exam. ...Read more

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Have pink-brown mucous vaginal discharge (3days) some cramping tender breast and some nausea, menses due oct 11, pregnant?

Have pink-brown mucous vaginal discharge (3days) some cramping tender breast and some nausea, menses due oct 11, pregnant?

Possibly..: These can definitely be signs of pregnancy, especially if you are sexually active and not on birth control. The best thing to start with would be an at home pregnancy test! ...Read more

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What does pink/dries brown vaginal discharge mean? Side effect of plan b?

What does pink/dries brown vaginal discharge mean? Side effect of plan b?

Can be: Plan b commonly causes irregular bleeding for up to 2 months after taking. Be sure to take a pregnancy test 14 days after the sex to be sure it worked. Risk of pregnancy if Plan B was taken within 72 hours of the sex is less than 1%. ...Read more

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I've had vaginal discharge in a pink -brown color mucous like, some cramping for 3 day-discharge only on tp not panty- menses due oct 11- prego?

I've had vaginal discharge in a pink -brown color mucous like, some cramping for 3 day-discharge only on tp not panty- menses due oct 11- prego?

Not necessarily: Normal healthy women can have occasional changes in their discharge, periods, and uterine symptoms, even without being pregnant. If symptoms are more than just mild, if they become recurrent, or if they are very worrisome, a primary care doctor or an ob-gyn doctor can evaluate. To find out if one is pregnant, do an over-the-counter urine pregnancy test after missing a period (tests are accurate). ...Read more

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I have brown bloody vaginal discharge?

I have brown bloody vaginal discharge?

That is likely old: Deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. If not occurring in conjunction with period it could be breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more