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Is it normal to have brown discharge after your period?

Is it normal to have brown discharge after your period?

Common: That should not represent a problem. It is pretty common. ...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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While on birth control is it normal to have brown discharge after your period ?

While on birth control is it normal to have brown discharge after your period ?

Can be : Brown just indicates old blood that has been sitting at the back of the vagina waiting to come out. No big deal. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have brown discharge after your period if you got off of birth control for a few days?

What does it mean to have brown discharge after your period if you got off of birth control for a few days?

Tail end of period: Old blood often makes its way out as a brownish discharge. This is probably nothing to worry about, and this small extra amount of bleeding might simply be related to your cycle as you are experiencing it off of birth control pills. I hope that this helps. If pregnancy is possible, make sure you take a test. ...Read more

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Should I count my light brownish discharge as a period?

Should I count my light brownish discharge as a period?

Maybe: If you are on birth control pills or using the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud a period can be so light that it amounts to spotting. The brown color just means that the blood has been in the vagina for a while. On the other hand, if you are not using contraception then this may not be a period. When physicians think of a "period" we mean the bleeding a woman gets when she ovulates but does not conceive that month. ...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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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