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Brown Stringy Discharge Before Period
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 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
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
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
Brown stringy discharge 1wk after period. Period last 6 days. Sex day before period. On bcp. Is it Implantation? Or canworking out vigorously cause?
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
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
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
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
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
Might be some: Break through bleeding related to imbalance of hormones. If not a pattern - not to worry. ...Read more
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
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
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
No: Not "normal", but not necessarily anything serious. If persists, should see gyn. ...Read more
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Spotting: 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
I got some stringy dark/light brown discharge for a couple days instead of a period, what could that mean?
Pregnancy test?: If you're having sex, the first thing to do is a home urine pregnancy test. They are very accurate. If pregnancy isn't a possibility, there may be a temporary hormonal shift. If things don't get back to normal by next month, seeking care to figure out cause could be helpful. ...Read more
Dark brown gooey discharge before period. Period came a few days late & is very heavy, & I'm usually light. What could it be?
Uterine lining: The uterus sheds its lining every month. Depending on your hormone levels sometimes women have dark brown spotting or small clots prior to have bright red bleeding. This is normal. If period is more heavy, could be due to hormone changes. A birth control pill can often make periods lighter if that's something you desire. ...Read more
One brown dime sized discharge like spot four days before period. Nothing more. Period in four days. Cause for concern?
Various reasons: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more
I'm on a pill taking it regularly and a few days before period I've noticed a brown discharge. What could it be as that never happened before?
Nothing serious: It could be just a normal variation of the initial signs of your period. ...Read more
Brown Stringy discharge on period? It smelled foul really bad. Should I be worried first time this has happened why is like that day one of period
String Theory: Bacteria like blood. It's warm and nutritious. I don't know if they like the taste. So if you have an infection in there (maybe low level, no symptoms yet) it will flourish, so to speak, when the blood starts flowing. Best to get this issue addressed sooner than later with your GYN. ...Read more
I am single& getting blood drops 1week before period& after that brownish discharge for 4 days then I will get the period, what's the causes behind it?
Unstable lining: When this happens it's solely due to our hormones. And uterine lining may be unstable and thus having this spotting before your period and then the discharge after it. What you describe is very common and if it bothers you, you can consider birth control pills to help regulate your cycle. Best of luck. ...Read more
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