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Doctor insights on: Cramping And Brown Discharge While Pregnant

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Sexualy active cums inside all the time. Brown discharge for a week slight cramps then blood for 4 days then light brown again could I be pregnat?

Sexualy active cums inside all the time. Brown discharge for a week slight cramps then blood for 4 days then light brown again could I be pregnat?

It is possible: Pregnancy is always a possibility. You need to have a pregnancy test. If it is positive you need to be seen by a doctor for follow up (confirm intrauterine pregnancy and not ectopic pregnancy) if your are not attempting to conceive and are sexually active I advise you to consider a reliable birth control method and should be careful not to catch a sexually transmitted disease (std). ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex about two weeks ago, I've been having really dark brown discharge with a little bit of blood and bad cramps could I be preganant?

I had unprotected sex about two weeks ago, I've been having really dark brown discharge with a little bit of blood and bad cramps could I be preganant?

Yes: Yes, you maybe pregnant, if not from this episode of unprotected sex, then from a prior instance. Also, if you've engaged in unprotected sex, then painful discharge could also be due to sexually transmitted diseases/infections. Easy way to determine if pregnant or not is to take home pregnancy test, available w/o prescription at most pharmacies - they're accurate as soon as you're late. Then c doc ...Read more

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I have brown discharge and cramping after one week as finished my periods am I pragnent?

I have brown discharge and cramping after one week as finished my periods am I pragnent?

If you finished your: Period one week ago - then this should not mean that you are pregnant. Brown discharge is usually older blood. ...Read more

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I'm suppose to take birth control constantly but I missed days & had protected sex. I have mild cramping and brown discharge what is this from?

I'm suppose to take birth control constantly but I missed days & had protected sex. I have mild cramping and brown discharge what is this from?

Infection Possible.: The issue of missing a birth control pill and the discharge may be unrelated. Missing the PILL and unprotected sex can mean pregnancy. Have that investigated. The discharge could be harmless spotting associated with hormonal issues but it could mean infection or under so circumstances missed abortion. You must be evaluated by Gynecologist. ...Read more

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I'm on the birth control nuvaring and I recently started light cramping and brown discharge. I do not take out my nuvaring at all. Is this normal?

I'm on the birth control nuvaring and I recently started light cramping and brown discharge. I do not take out my nuvaring at all. Is this normal?

Nuvaring: Not sure why you don't change NuvaRing when it's advised to have it changed. Otherwise, after a month of use it loses its effectiveness. As with any birth control, it is known to cause breakthrough bleedings. Perhaps, this is what you are experiencing. ...Read more

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I'm on birth control but have been on time with my cycle. This month, I had cramping and brown discharge for two days, then nothing. What is this?

I'm on birth control but have been on time with my cycle. This month, I had cramping and brown discharge for two days, then nothing. What is this?

Probably nothing: It's probably nothing, but don't skip any pills. If you are concerned the pills failed and you are pregnant, check a test. If it's negative, it should get better next cycle. ...Read more

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What to do if I have brown discharge and cramping?

What to do if I have brown discharge and cramping?

It depends.: Usually brown discharge is old blood and women can have spotting (have very light bleeding). Cramps are common with menses. You should talk to your doctor so that they can get more information from you and evaluate you to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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I had cramps and a brown discharge a week after my periods?

Menses irregular: This can occasionally happen without there being an easily explainable reason. Brown discharge usually signifies old blood being expelled from the uterus, and the cramps with it may suggest that all the lining of the uterus was not expelled during your period. Suspect you will be fine as long as no other symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Having brown discharge and slight cramping at 31 weeks? Is this normal??

No: You need to see your ob as soon as an appointment is available to investigate this. Brown discharge in pregnancy is not normal but may not be anything serious. Still, your OB is your best resource to determine the source. ...Read more

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3 weeks pregnant with on and off cramps. Also brown clot like discharge. Is this normal?

3 weeks pregnant with on and off cramps. Also brown clot like discharge. Is this normal?

Pregnant: Yes, you can have cramps and discharge early on in your pregnancy. If psin continues see your your ob. ...Read more

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I'm in early stages of pregnancy and having brown discharge with mild cramps. Is this normal?

I'm in early stages of pregnancy and having brown discharge with mild cramps. Is this normal?

Are you pregnant?: First do a home pregnancy test to confirm that you are already pregnant again. If positive and you are experiencing bleeding you need to be seen by a doctor to confirm a normal pregnancy located inside the uterus. An ectopic pregnancy must be excluded. ...Read more

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5 weeks 6 days pregnant, having brown discharge only when I wipe (deep) no cramps. Is it normal?

5 weeks 6 days pregnant, having brown discharge only when I wipe (deep) no cramps. Is it normal?

Probably-call doc: Most likely everything is ok; however, you need to call or see your doctor to make sure everything is ok with the pregnancy. You want to make sure it is in the correct location-not an ectopic or tubal pregnancy. Also that it is a good pregnancy. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Heavy brown discharge with clots and tint of blood & every now and then faint faint cramps. Why?

Heavy brown discharge with clots and tint of blood & every now and then faint faint cramps. Why?

Possibilities...: First, make sure you get a pregnancy test. If negative then this could be related to a pelvic infection, uterine fibromas, ovarian cysts as most common reasons. Make an appointment with GYN provider for exam and final diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am 2 days late and I have no cramps. Little brown and a lot of clear discharge. Could I be pregnant?

I am 2 days late and I have no cramps. Little brown and a lot of clear discharge. Could I be pregnant?

Pregnant?: You may be pregnant if you have been having unprotected sex. If you miss this period, then start doing home pregnancy tests to answer whether or not you are pregnant. If you are not pregnant and do not want to become pregnant then you should see your doctor about how to have protected sex to avoid pregnancy and std. ...Read more

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7 weeks 5 days pregnant with light brown discharge only when I wipe with very mild cramping earlier in the day. What's going on?

7 weeks 5 days pregnant with light brown discharge only when I wipe with very mild cramping earlier in the day. What's going on?

Please let your: Ob know. It is possible that this is the beginning of a miscarriage or it could be something that is quite benign. ...Read more

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Ok so 3 days ago I bleed light red with lil clots had cramps with it after that im only having brown discharge. What does it mean?

Ok so 3 days ago I bleed light red with lil clots had cramps with it after that im only having brown discharge. What does it mean?

Steps of follow up: If you are sexually active, start with a pregnancy test. This may be menstrual spotting depending on your cycle. The brown discharge should be evaluated. A pelvic exam, office appt recommended. The discharge may be brown in color from residual blood in the vagina related to recent spotting. Further veal recommended. ...Read more

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I have the implanon and I keep having pink and brown discharge. Mild cramps. And strong headaches in the past week. What's the cause?

I have the implanon and I keep having pink and brown discharge. Mild cramps. And strong headaches in the past week. What's the cause?

Side effects of IMPL: These are common side effect from the implanon, and pink and brown discharge is ok but about headaches if severe and persistant consult your doctor as it may have to be removed. ...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