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Brown stringy discharge 12 days before expected period? What causes this? Last on and off for 3 daus

Brown stringy discharge 12 days before expected period? What causes this? Last on and off for 3 daus

Spinnbarkeit: Very common midcycle for vaginal and cervix secretions to become very stringy. This is due to the effect of estrogen and is normal. It is also a sign we used to look for ovulation as well. Not to worry. If no other symptoms such as Bad smell to the discharge, bleeding or discomfort or fevers, then not to worry. Hope this helps. Best of luck 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 a brown stringy discharge two weeks before my period anything to worry about?

No: This type of discharge at this time of the cycle is usually due to hormone changes at ovulation Read more

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Spotted for a week during ovulation. Now I have brown stringy discharge four days before period. Could this caused by a uterine polyp? I

Spotted for a week during ovulation. Now I have brown stringy discharge four days before period. Could this caused by a uterine polyp? I

Possibly: Uterine polyps can cause spotting between periods and even spotting after exercise or intercourse. Other causes of spotting include cervical infections, fibroids and hormonal irregularities. Read more

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Heavy brown stringy discharge coming from vagina 2 weeks before period?

Heavy brown stringy discharge coming from vagina 2 weeks before period?

Evaluation: Mid cycle discharge is usually clear stringy discharge. But if you HAV brown discharge, you need to get evaluate with a doctor. Read more

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Brown stringy discharge 1wk after period. Period last 6 days. Sex day before period. On bcp. Is it Implantation? Or canworking out vigorously cause?

Brown stringy discharge 1wk after period. Period last 6 days. Sex day before period. On bcp. Is it Implantation? Or canworking out vigorously cause?

Early for: Implantation, It happens sometimes up to a week after ovulation. Vigorous working out effects the timing of the period or prevents period and does not cause discharge. Read more

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Spotting 10 days before period due and now its the due date I'm having a weird stringy, watery, brown/white discharge.....What could this be? :/

Spotting 10 days before period due and now its the due date I'm having a weird stringy, watery, brown/white discharge.....What could this be? :/

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. Read more

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Thick brown stringy odorless discharge that only lasted 2days about a week before period is due what is this? Oh and I know its not an STD impossible

Thick brown stringy odorless discharge that only lasted 2days about a week before period is due what is this? Oh and I know its not an STD impossible

Bloody discharge: Some women due to hormonal influence, may experience spotting or bloody-mucous discharge a few days before starting menstruation. Recent birth control changes, significant weight changes may contribute to this but it is best to see your gynecologist to be safe, especially if you are sexually active. Read more

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Clear stringy discharge with brown blood 2&4 days before period on properly taken bc pill. Mild cramps, 2 negative pregnancy tests. Normal?

Clear stringy discharge with brown blood 2&4 days before period on properly taken bc pill. Mild cramps, 2 negative pregnancy tests. Normal?

Likely: If you take the pill consistently, it is likely a normal matter. Pregnancy test was done too early and a negative result before a missed period is not meaningful. God forbid, you miss your period by 4-5 days, then to a pregnancy test, use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. Read more

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I'm on a 3 month cycle birth control pill. Almost done my second 3 month pack. 1 week before period due with brown stringy jelly like discharge?

I'm on a 3 month cycle birth control pill. Almost done my second 3 month pack. 1 week before period due with brown stringy jelly like discharge?

Normal: Sometimes there is a little endometrial tissue that just needs to clear out. We manipulate our normal cycles with hormones (i.e. birth control pills), it is nature saying "I am still in charge". ;) In other words, normal as long as not persistent. Read more

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Five days before period had dark stringy discharge. Light brown discharge when wipe. On birth control. Just had bacterial infect. Treated. Rephresh pil?

Five days before period had dark stringy discharge. Light brown discharge when wipe. On birth control. Just had bacterial infect. Treated. Rephresh pil?

Brown = old blood: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. Rephresh is fine to use Read more

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I have brown bloody discharge before period?

I have brown bloody discharge before period?

This may be: Some blood being cleaned from your uterus. Read more

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Brownish discharge one week before period. Should I be concerned?

Brownish discharge one week before period. Should I be concerned?

Might be some: Break through bleeding related to imbalance of hormones. If not a pattern - not to worry. Read more

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Before period, I'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Before period, I'm seeing brown clumpy discharge. What does this mean?

Maybe normal: Small amounts of blood can make its way out as a brownish discharge. Mixed with normal discharge from the cervix might appear as you describe. If this is completely abnormal for you, then see your doctor to rule out infection! Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown bloodyish discharge 3to 4 days before period? .

Not unusual: If bleeding tapers, you could see a brown discharge because the quantity of blood is small and by the time it gets to lower vagina and it's noticeable, it's brown. Read more

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Is black/brown sticky and stringy discharge normal 4 days before having a period?

Is black/brown sticky and stringy discharge normal 4 days before having a period?

This can be old,: Deoxygenated blood ; tissue being cleaned out of the uterus. You might have some imbalance of estrogen or estrogen. Read more

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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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Brown watery discharge before period normal?

Normal: Period related discharge can take on many different appearances depending on the amount of mucus that is being secreted from your cervix around the time of menses. as long as the discharge is not excessive, malodorous, or causing any itching, or pain, it can be normal. Keep watch and consult if getting worse. 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