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Brown Vaginal Discharge Between Periods With Cramping And Bloating
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
Break through?: It almost assuredly came from inside the uterus, thus the cramps. The uterus cramps when it is in process of flushing or cleansing itself. What is discharged is usually the menstral lining mixed with blood. Other things that the uterus wants to discharge are recent products of pregnancy, a polyp, or fibroid. This is usually accompanied by blood and old blood is brown. ...Read more
The brown discharge: Is most likely old, deoxygenated blood being cleaned from your uterus. You may be having a hormonal imbalance. Take care. ...Read more
Brown vaginal discharge and back pain? 11 days before period... Sex 3 months ago. Negative hpt. Got my period.
Missed period, brown vaginal discharge and also light pink, and, a little itchy down there. What could that mean?
I am not sexually active and missed my period for 5 months. I have a dark brown vaginal discharge. What can it be?
Many things: There are a variety of conditions which can cause vaginal discharge. It may simply be spotting or it may be a vaginal infection. There are several vaginal infections which are not sexually transmitted. Missing your period for 5 months is also not normal. Take a pregnancy test today to rule out the most common reason for missing a period. Then go see your doctor. ...Read more
I am on depo my period stopped and this morning out of nowhere I started having brown vaginal discharge. Its light im not cramping or anything.
I have this brown vaginal discharge w/cramps in back. I'm not on my period (that's not due for another week), the last time I had sex was in April.
Brown = old 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
Irregular periods, thick dark brown vaginal discharge, followed by bright red mucus-like discharge, then dark brown again for 4 days now. What is it?
Old blood: Blood turns brown when it oxidizes - so just means old blood when you have brown discharge. ...Read more
Sometimes: Brown blood is old blood and not the fresh blood of a new period. If you are due for your period and do not start bright red blood in a few days check a pregnancy test. ...Read more
I have had brown vaginal discharge for two and a half months now and no period. What are possible causes?
Brown discharge: Brown discharge is usually small amounts of oxidized blood. Imagine you cut yourself in the kitchen. At first it is bright red, the dark red, then a brown scab. This happens because the color change indicates oxidation of the hemoglobin in the blood. With vaginal discharge, the transit time from your uterus to the outside was long enough to allow oxidation. No ovulation, small amounts of blood. ...Read more
Brown vaginal discharge and no period when it's expected? Discharge occurred 2 weeks before expected period
Mid cycle bleeding: Some women with spot a little when they ovulate. If this happens every month you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I have a dark-brown vaginal discharge, and my period is not due till may 25... Should I be worried?
Irregular bleeding: 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 just switched b.c pills and have tried two different kinds already. I am now having brown vaginal discharge and I'm not due for my period yet?
VERY common: Unless you're pregnant there's nothing to worry about. Brown discharge is just old blood. Nothing bad. Keep taking the pills. ...Read more
Brown discharge: If you are "sexually active" and previous to the "3 weeks" have had regular menstrual periods, you may be pregnant. Get an HCG serum test for pregnancy, and see your healthcare provider. Sometimes at age 16, menstrual function is very irregular, which can cause the brown discharge you are reporting. ...Read more
Are you pregnant?: If your period is 2 weeks late, and your pregnancy test is negative, then you are probably getting your period. If there is an abnormal odor, pain, itching, or irritation, you might have an infection and you should see your doctor. At age 17, if you are not trying to get pregnant, you need to be on birth control and a condom if you are sexually active. Good luck. ...Read more
Period was late but finally came for a day and half. Brown vaginal discharge with no smell for a week. Hpt negative. Any ideas?
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
What does it mean if I got brown vaginal discharge twice in 1 month? Should I go on provera (medroxyprogesterone) oral to get my period back?
Not necessarily: If you're having regular periods and then just some brown discharge that's occasional there's no need to go on oral provera (medroxyprogesterone). If you aren't having your period and you only have brown discharge, then, yes, definitely speak with your doctor about the cycles. Good luck! ...Read more
Light brown vaginal discharge. I jave pcos and haven't had a period in 5 mos as I don't have insurance. Is this something to be worried about.?
No worries: Must do pregnancy test and be seen by your Gyn. Poly cystic ovary is a medical condition covered by just about all insurors. ...Read more
I have brown vaginal discharge today. My period ended sunday night. I am not sexually active, and this has never happened before. What could it be?
Normal.: While some women have menstrual cycles that are identical from month to month, as you get into your late 30's, your ovaries are not as consistent. What this means is that there could be a subtle hormonal imblance that prevented a thorough shedding of the endometrium. The brown discharge is very common and nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more
Brown vaginal discharge and period like cramps between periods. Had sex during my last period. Could anything be wrong or is it nothing 2 worry about?
Have very dark brown vaginal discharge this morning. A week before period should start. Have not had sex in last 2 months. On the pill for almost year?
Last month I had a brown vaginal discharge and thougght it was the start of my period and the same is happening this month, im not preg. Because I'm gay?
It has nothing to do with your sexuality. Just as it has nothing to do with your hair color.
The brown discharge is prob just "old bleeding".
Are you having normal periods after the brown discharge.
If yes, just cont to observe.
IF not, then would be best to have exam ...Read more
What does it mean when you had brown, vaginal discharge that lasted 1 hour? I have pcos and my periods are irregular.
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