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Can brown discharge delay your period? Is brown discharge for 5 days also a period?

Can brown discharge delay your period? Is brown discharge for 5 days also a period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge does not delay your period. It actually is a period -- just older, deoxygenated blood. ...Read more

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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 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

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Is it normal to have a brown discharge before your period?

Is it normal to have a brown discharge before your period?

Brown Blood: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. More than likely if you convert to birth control pills this will disappear. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge 1 week after your period?

Is it normal to have brown discharge 1 week after your period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. This can be related to hormone imbalances. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown discharge a week before your period?

Is it normal to have a brown discharge a week before your period?

Yes: That may be implantation bleeding from the pregnancy becoming established in your uterus. It is quite common. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a brown discharge before your period?

What does it mean if you have a brown discharge before your period?

A brown discharge: Is usually old, deoxygenated blood. There may just be a bit of hormone imbalance. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown discharge before and after your period?

Is it normal to have a brown discharge before and after your period?

Yes: The brown vaginal discharge is usually old red blood cells and tissue that has degraded to that color. It is more prevalent in paients who take oral contraceptives because the lining of the womb(endometrium) is very thin. ...Read more

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Could brown discharge replace your period for a month? Is it normal?

Could brown discharge replace your period for a month? Is it normal?

Not normal: It isn't normal to have a small amount of brown discharge for a month, but it isn't uncommon either. A gynecologist can tell you if there is an infection or other cause of discharge. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge when u just started your period ?

Is it normal to have brown discharge when u just started your period ?

Can be: Brownish discharge is likely the"old" blood and uterine lining that is initially shed at the begining of a period. It is not unusual to transition from brown to red flow as the period progresses. ...Read more

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Would someone normally have brown discharge about 2 weeks after your period?

Brown Discharge: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. You can do a preg test, hich may be negative, but i always watch these cases. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge for 9 days then to start your period as normal?

Is it normal to have brown discharge for 9 days then to start your period as normal?

Likely normal: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown discharge for 3 days, then missing your period that was due 2 days later?

Is it normal to have a brown discharge for 3 days, then missing your period that was due 2 days later?

Common problem: 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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If you are having brown discharge, should you still feel like your about to get your period or on it ?

If you are having brown discharge, should you still feel like your about to get your period or on it ?

Not necessarily : Brown discharge that does not have a bad odor is usually some old blood. It doesn't coincide to starting your men's tubal cycle. ...Read more

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What does brown discharge mean a week before your period? It's been going on for 3 days and it just stopped. I have been active with no protection.

Brown discharge: Discharge from the vagina can come from a long list of etiologies. Whenever i encounter a patient in my practice to evaluate for brown d/c, i perform an exam to ensure that it isn't std or sexually related. I then evaluate that it isn't "spotting", or irregular bleeding prior to or just after menses. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more