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Brown discharge a day after period?

Brown discharge a day after period?

Probably normal: One day of brown spotting after a period is normal. It should not be black discharge and should not be heavy. Multiple days of tail end brown bleeding is not normal but may still be difficult to diagnose and treat. ...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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Period started late. After normal brown discharge after period, 1 week later heavy brown discharge like a period. Pregnancy?

Period started late. After normal brown discharge after period, 1 week later heavy brown discharge like a period. Pregnancy?

Take a test: If you think you are pregnant then take a home pregnancy test and in minutes you will have your answer. Sounds like you just had a late period which is very common. Consider birth control to avoid these scares in the future. ...Read more

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I had brown discharge a week before my period and then a heavier flow than usual then brown discharge after period why??

I had brown discharge a week before my period and then a heavier flow than usual then brown discharge after period why??

Could be normal: could be normal,sometimes there may be ovulation more than once every 28 days--could be an early miscarriage too.if it recurs you need to see your gyn dr ...Read more

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Brown discharge a couple days after period ends?

Brown discharge a couple days after period ends?

Normal: Breakthrough bleeding (brown or red) is common and is typically due to changes in hormones (estrogen and progesterone) and your cycle. If it persists or bothers you, make an appointment with your gynecologist to discuss options including birth control pills which can help to regulate a cycle. Other reasons could be thyroid issues, weight (thin/heavy) making lining of uterus unstable. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Dark brown blood after period can I be pregnant after experiancing light pinkish discharge few days before my period ?

Dark brown blood after period can I be pregnant after experiancing light pinkish discharge few days before my period ?

Anything possible: Although, your presentation is not classic for pregnancy at all, anything is possible. If in doubt, take pregnancy test. If negative, don't stress too much, wait for the next period, chances are it will be normal. ...Read more

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Is tan colored discharge a week before period normal?

Is tan colored discharge a week before period normal?

Yes: This is not uncommon as long as other reasons are ruled out (cervical irritation for example). ...Read more

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Brown discharge for a couple days then turns into regular bright blood. Period a week early. Implantation or period?

Brown discharge for a couple days then turns into regular bright blood. Period a week early. Implantation or period?

Take a test: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy considering your age please see your doctor to discuss birth control options. If you are trying to get pregnant take a prenatal vitamin. ...Read more

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Brownish discharge for a couple days then watery discharge.??? Usually get brownish discharge before period but no period this time

Brownish discharge for a couple days then watery discharge.???  Usually get brownish discharge before period but no period this time

Menses: You need to make sure that you are not pregnant, since your period has not occurred. This can be done with a simple urine pregnancy test. There are many reasons for missing a period, but pregnancy is the most common and most consequential one. ...Read more

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Im having a dark colored discharge a week before my period?

Im having a dark colored discharge a week before my period?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common. Usually it is o big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider starting birth control for cycle regulation. ...Read more

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Experiencing a dark brown vaginal discharge/spotting since 2 weeks. With missed period. Today I saw a bright red discharge/spotting after intercourse?

Need to see a doctor: You need to be evaluated by your primary care doctor or a gynecologist to determine whether or not your are pregnant. Your symptoms can also be from a vaginal or cervical infection. The doctor will be able to perform the necessary tests, diagnose and provide you the appropriate treatment(s) if infection is the cause. If you have a fever you need to be seen today in an emergency room near you. ...Read more

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Brown discharge 2-3 days before early period then blood for 4 days then brown discharge again. Period or implantation?

Brown discharge 2-3 days before early period then blood for 4 days then brown discharge again. Period or implantation?

Sounds like a period: Having 4 days of vaginal bleeding, beginning around the time of an expected menstrual cycle, sounds like a menstrual period. If the next menstrual period doesn't happen as it should, then one can check a urine pregnancy test a week after missing that period. ...Read more

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4days of brown vaginal discharge now light pink dischrge.My period ended a week before the brown discharge came.My blood test high esr. not pregnant.

4days of brown vaginal discharge now light pink dischrge.My period ended a week before the brown discharge came.My blood test high esr. not pregnant.

Hormonal imbalance: 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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I had pale pink spot and brown discharge before a period ?

I had pale pink spot and brown discharge before a period
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What day?: A slight bloody discharge at mid-period may be due to hormonal imbalance. If the symptoms persists, it would be prudent to treat it as abnormal bleeding and have it evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Lately i get dark brown spotting a week after period ends. And light red sometimes brown discharge during ovulation. Is this a concern?? Fibroids? :(

Lately i get dark brown spotting a week after period ends. And light red sometimes brown discharge during ovulation. Is this a concern?? 
Fibroids? :(

Spotting: Spotting is 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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Brown discharge after a short period?

Brown Vag Discharge: This is most likely aged blood left over from either spotting, a cervical irritation or even old blood from previous menses. In most cases this is normal and benign. ...Read more

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Brown discharge week before period on bc cramping?

Brown discharge week before period on bc cramping?

Brown Blood: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. B/c still has 1% chance of failure. I worry about ectopic pregnancy with the cramping. You need to follow up with ob/gyn. ...Read more