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Brown discharge instead of period, no blood a lot lighter than usual, slight cramps, normal? Pregnant? I'm 22 and usualy heavy red periods

Brown discharge instead of period, no blood a lot lighter than usual, slight cramps, normal? Pregnant? I'm 22 and usualy heavy red periods

Home pregnancy test: If you are 4-5 days past the date of your expected period, you may do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...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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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

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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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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

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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

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

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Instead of having my period last month and this month, I just have had stringy brown discharge. I am a virgin. What's going on?

Instead of having my period last month and this month, I just have had stringy brown discharge. I am a virgin. What's going on?

Brown = blood: 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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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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Hello. I have had brown stringy discharge for a week with cramps and period is 5 days late?

See doctor: Most important thing would be to rule out pregnancy an d pregnancy related condition like like threatened abortion, ectopic pregnancy. My suggestion would be to see doctor an get pregnancy test, blood test and ultrasound done immediately. ...Read more

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I was due to start my period but all that is happening is brown, and sometimes stringy, discharge. Is this normal?

Can be: A brown stringy discharge can be normal at the start of a period especially with the use of some contraceptives but it can also be a sign of implantation. To know more, check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I have light brown stringy discharge. I have for about 2 weeks now and my period is due in a week. What could this be?

I have light brown stringy discharge. I have for about 2 weeks now and my period is due in a week. What could this be?

Brown = blood: 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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My period came two days early and was mainly brown and stringy and now a few days later the discharge is white and stringy?

My period came two days early and was mainly brown and stringy and now a few days later the discharge is white and stringy?

Possible pregnancy: This can be caused by several things but the bleeding could be implantational and you could be pregnant. I'd advise a pregnancy test as a first step. ...Read more

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I had light brown long stringy discharge for 2 days before my period. Those 2 days I was on active pills for bc. Now I'm on my period. Is this normal?

I had light brown long stringy discharge for 2 days before my period. Those 2 days I was on active pills for bc. Now I'm on my period. Is this normal?

Yes: If you did not miss any pills and there is no chance you are pregnant (1% if you take your pills correctly and are not on antibiotics or having diarrhea/vomiting) you can start a period at the end of your active pill strip. If this happens to continue earlier and earlier it may be time for a different pill. It is normal however. ...Read more

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I have brown stringy discharge and no period for 4 mths. I'm anaemic. What's wrong?

I have brown stringy discharge and no period for 4 mths. I'm anaemic. What's wrong?

Anemia & amenorrhea: If you are anemic you most likely low on iron. Iron is essential for red blood cells and for your blood. Your body wants to hoard as much blood as possible and it ceases to menstruate. If you are athletic and thin you may have something called the female athlete triad. Go see your gyn and get checked out, make sure it the anemia that is causing problems and determine what type of anemia it is. ...Read more

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I started taking Blisovi Fe 1/20 on 02/26, I started my period on 03/03 and it went til 8th/9th. I've had dark brown and stringy discharge since. Why?

I started taking Blisovi Fe 1/20 on 02/26, I started my period on 03/03 and it went til 8th/9th. I've had dark brown and stringy discharge since. Why?

Breakthrough bleed: 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. ...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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I'm due for my period in the next 5 days and have very light stringy brown discharge. What is this?

I'm due for my period in the next 5 days and have very light stringy brown discharge. What is this?

Discharge: A brownish discharge can signify blood or infection. If it's persisting and especially if there's fever, pain, discomfort or itching, than you should get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Brown discharge for 3 days 7 days before my period turning into white stringy discharge the day my period is due any suggestions?

Brown equals blood: My best guess is the brown discharge was your menstrual cycle. It is normal to have a menstrual cycle be a little off from time to time. If you're concerned that you are pregnant check a pregnancy test. If the vaginal discharge continues you will need to have testing done. ...Read more

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My period has been absent for the past four months and then today I have a brown stringy discharge tinted with blood. Is this normal?

My period has been absent for the past four months and then today I have a brown stringy discharge tinted with blood. Is this normal?

Amenorrhea: Secondary amenorrhea is the cessation of a blood flow in a women whom previously had normal menses. The most common cause for this is pregnancy but stress and hormonal imbalances may also be part of the etiology. It is also possible you had a miscarriage. Best of luck :) ...Read more

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I've had a brownish clear discharge with some stringy brown "tissue" in it. It stopped I saw a bit of bright red blood one time never got period.?

I've had a brownish clear discharge with some stringy brown "tissue" in it. It stopped I saw a bit of bright red blood one time never got period.?

Implantation?: If you have had unprotected sex - there could be spotting due to implantation if pregnant. When the embryo implants into the uterine wall- it can cause pink discharge, brown discharge or sometimes small amounts of red blood in white secretions. It is appropriate to take a pregnancy test since you missed your period. ...Read more

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I have been discharging brown n stringy stuff for almost a week now it is not time for my period but I didn't know if this is a sign for being preg?

Not usual: Brown discharge can mean many things. It could come from a ruptured cyst, ovulation, implantation bleeding, or bigger problems such as polyps, fibroids or abnormalities with pregnancy. See a provider and check it out! ...Read more

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Hi had regular periods for 20 years last month missed a period for the first time due on in a week and am having a brown stringy discharge? Any advice

Hi had regular periods for 20 years last month missed a period for the first time due on in a week and am having a brown stringy discharge? Any advice

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat. If this is a one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections, polyps and hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Its been 2 weeks since my last period and im still having brown stringy discharge. Also my last 2 cycles have been about 38 days. Any concern? Hormones?

Its been 2 weeks since my last period and im still having brown stringy discharge. Also my last 2 cycles have been about 38 days. Any concern? Hormones?

Possible: You might not be ovulating. Consider a full hormone/ endocrine lab work up be ordered. It could have other consequences on your health other than just funky periods. ...Read more

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I had a medical abortion on 3 December 2014. My normal period started on 22 Jan 2015 and lasted 6days. 8 Feb I had very thic brown stringy discharge?

I had a medical abortion on 3 December 2014. My normal period started on 22 Jan 2015 and lasted 6days. 8 Feb I had very thic brown stringy discharge?

Still readjusting: As your body rebalances after pregnancy, your hormones will gradually kick in and your normal menstrual cycle will return. Even though the period on January 22 seemed normal, things are probably still adjusting. Perhaps you are also adjusting to a new contraceptive. It should normalize in a month or two. However, if discharge persists, see your doctor. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Spotting really light pinkish brown discharge lasted for about 2-3 days followed by 2 days of white/pink stringy discharge and week early light period?

Spotting really light pinkish brown discharge lasted for about 2-3 days followed by 2 days of white/pink stringy discharge and week early light period?

Irreg period: 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