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Constant Brown Discharge During Pregnancy
I have been having light brown discharge with a light bleeding when I wipe. Pregnancy test said negative. What could it be?
Probably period: The brown discharge was likely a light period. Brown = old blood. Repeat a home pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant. An "off" period from time to time is very common and usually corrects itself in the next few cycles. If it continues schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more
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Yes, common: Brown discharge is old blood. It's common to have a little bit of bleeding in pregnancy. If you are spotting on to your underwear, that's something to see your doctor about. Maybe the brown discharge happened after sex? The cervix can be slightly inflamed in pregnancy and sex can cause a little bit of bleeding as well. If you have cramping or more bleeding, call your doctor. ...Read more
Brownish discharge: Possibly, but you should check with your ob. ...Read more
Is a little brown discharge dangerous during 7th week of pregnancy? Why is it happening and what to do?
Constant brown discharge in early pregnancy. 7 weeks preg. 2 ultra sounds show healthy heartbeat. Is everthing really ok?
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Hello, Which colour and consistence of discharge is normal during pregnancy? Beige, coffee with milk, rust colour, brownish - when is it alarm sign?
Blood: Its more of concern when blood present. Red, dark red, brown and black are more likely blood. However, the color that we see inside during the spec exam and what you see after air dries it and concentrates it varies. ...Read more
I have a brownish red discharge very itching and very painful during sex I tested positive for a pregnancy test?
See doctor: For the sake of your and your baby's health, you should be under the care of a doctor. S/he will examine the discharge and treat you accordingly. Examination of the discharge will facilitate the diagnosis. ...Read more
Pd due 2days ago, day3 now only cramps & very light unusual pink/brown watery discharge or nothing at all. Missed BC during ovul. Possible pregnancy?
Possible: Any time you miss pills you decrease your protection and unprotected intercourse can result in pregnancy. The delay in your period may just be because of the missed pills but check a pregnancy test to be sure and if it is negative, repeat it in 3-5 days. Continue your pills and you might try setting an alarm in your phone to help you remember them. Good luck. ...Read more
Had only one episode of slight brown discharge during fourth month of pregnancy... my doctor prescribed duphaston tablet... is it good or not?
Not: Presumably the doctor thinks this might help prevent miscarriage or premature labor. There is no evidence that this is the case, nor is it clear that this is completely safe for the baby. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with hpv during pregnancy and I bleed 24/7 and when I'm not bleeding I have a brown discharge with skin like particles. HELP?
Probably not HPV: HPV usually doesn't cause vaginal discharge or bleeding, so this more likely is something else. Are you still pregnant? At risk for STD? Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge or bleeding requires professional evaluation, and you have both. See your doctor soon -- if still pregnant, call your obstetrician immediately. Good luck! ...Read more
Took PlanB 5 hrs after sex. 2wks later I spotted pink/brown discharge? V small amount, now other pregnancy symptoms? May hv been ovulating during sex?
PlanB: Your pink/brown discharge may have been a period ...Read more
Hi, I am 5-6 weeks pregnant n having light brown watery discharge only when I go to pass urineonly, 1-2 drops. Is it ok during early stage of pregnancy.
Common symptom: Brown spotting early in pregnancy is really common. I worry when it's bright red and accompanied by cramping. There is a risk of miscarriage with every conception, and there really isn't anything to do at this point but to wait. Be reassured that the odds are in your favor that all will go well. ...Read more
Thick dark brown discharge during 3 week late period. $1 pregnancy test was negative what could this mean?
Annovulation: It could be that you didn't ovulate this month and are having some old blood being expelled. ...Read more
Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?
Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge with odor. You should see your doctor and have them examine you and treat you if needed especially since you are pregnant. Sometimes infections that are untreated can increase your risk for preterm delivery. ...Read more
I am 24 weeks pregnant, got a little brown discharge during urination, it's my second pregnancy, is it normal or something to worry about.
Is it normal to have brown discharge during 33 weeks of pregnancy? (can be due to intercourse). I only have the discharge after I pee and wipe.
Yes: Brown discharge is just a little bit of old blood mixed with your discharge, nothing to be worried about. If bright red blood then I would go to l;d to be evaluated. And you're right, sometimes a little bleeding is normal after sex. Be sure to discuss with your doctor and if worsens go directly to l;d. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have had brown discharge and sometimes blood cloths for a few months straight now. I have to stay on my birth control (ortho evra) constantly because I was diagnosed with endometriosis about 2 years ago. I have taken pregnancy text, and they have all sa
Can be normal: Typically, light brown discharge is indicative of bleeding from the cervix or placenta/uterus at some point in the pregnancy. Brown discharge is old blood typically. A little bit of brown discharge is common in most pregnancies. You should definitely mention to your doctor, and possibly refrain from intercourse until you see your doctor. ...Read more
It can: Sure, big changes are coming to the body and the discharge is preparing the area for them. As long as the discharge doesn't itch or smell then it is normal. ...Read more
A milky white: Discharge without odor, itching, pain, redness or swelling is normal. ...Read more
Are you asking if: Having a light pink ; brown discharge means that you are pregnant? Discharge or bleeding could occur when pregnant but are not considered pregnancy indicators. What you are describing may be small amounts of blood. If you miss your period - would take a pregnancy test. See you are 17 years old - if you elect to be sexually active then please ensure that you use protection every time. Take care. ...Read more
Not necessarily.: An abnormal discharge can be due to an infection or spotting between cycles, among other causes. If your period is late, check a pregnancy test. If negative or if you have had unprotected sex with someone whom you don't know for sure is disease free (and with whom you have been in a long-term monogamous relationship), get checked for an infection. ...Read more
Probably normal: If it doesn't itch or have a bad odor, its usually normal. However, its always a good idea to bring it up with your Ob at your next visit. Best wishes! ...Read more
See your OB: Some small discharge can be normal during pregnancy, as can increased mucus. But you write of it having some smell; that can suggest a bacterial or yeast infection. Your OB can test for these things and decide what further treatments are indicated. Good luck with the pregnancy! ...Read more
Usually Normal: If it doesn't itch or have a bad odor, its usually normal. Its always a good idea to bring it up with your Ob at your next visit. Best wishes! ...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