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I have a dark brown discharge after my period is that ok ?

I have a dark brown discharge after my period is that ok ?

Yes: Brown equals old blood. If this is right after your period then you are just passing some of the blood that has been siting at the back of the vagina. ...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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Heavy dark brown discharge 2wks after period accompanied by dizziness and intense cravings and hunger?

Heavy dark brown discharge 2wks after period accompanied by dizziness and intense cravings and hunger?

Progesterone: Sounds like symptoms due to hormone surges or imbalance. Get a gyn checkup and read up on pms and Progesterone deficiency. ...Read more

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I had a dark brown discharge one week after period ended? What does this mean?

I had a dark brown discharge one week after period ended? What does this mean?

Normal: What you described is withing the normal spectrum of bleeding in menstrual period. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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It's also 8 months that I have dark brown discharge before and after period?Is it dangerouse for my health?

It's also 8 months that I have dark brown discharge before and after period?Is it dangerouse for my health?

Brown = Blood: A normal period lasts seven days or less. If you're having old brown blood before and after your period, then it's probably lasting more than seven days? I generally recommend seeing a doctor for an examination and possibly an ultrasound to check on this type of problem. ...Read more

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Have dark brown discharge two days after period ends and continuing for about five days now. Usually the discharge lasts for one or two days the most?

Have dark brown discharge two days after period ends and continuing for about five days now. Usually the discharge lasts for one or two days the most?

Normal: The brown discharge is just broken down blood cells. At the end of your period, as the bleeding slows down blood stays in the vagina and starts to break down causing the brown discharge. If there is no burning, pain or itching then do not worry this is normal. ...Read more

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Dark brown vagina discharge 13 days after period? what does it mean? no spotting

Dark brown vagina discharge 13 days after period? what does it mean? no spotting

Irregular periods: 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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Dark brown vagina discharge? 13 days after period. what does it means? no spottibg. could it be pregnant?

Dark brown vagina discharge? 13 days after period. what does it means? no spottibg. could it be pregnant?

Depends: you are more likely ovulating now, that bleeding relates to ovulation in most of the cases. a pregnancy test 2 weeks later will answer your question ...Read more

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I haven't had a period in three months and now there is dark brown discharge?

I haven't had a period in three months and now there is dark brown discharge?

Irregular menses: Menstrual flow isn't always bright red. Color depends upon flow rate as well as oxidation duration. Irregular menses are common in young women. Discuss birth control options w/your Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood. Hormonal birth control pills often used to regulate menses. ...Read more

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How come I have dark brown discharge with pink and red in it instead of a period.?

How come I have dark brown discharge with pink and red in it instead of a period.?

Brown d/c: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. It could be a sign of implantation. I would get a pregnancy test, and f/u with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Hi, so my girlfriend is getting dark brown discharge about 2 days before she is expecting her period. What could this be?

Hi, so my girlfriend is getting dark brown discharge about 2 days before she is expecting her period. What could this be?

Vaginal discharge: Would check a pregnancy test. If positive seek medical attention, within 24 hours, If negative pregnancy test and no abdominal pain you could wait till her period comes, if the period doesn't come seek medical attention. If there is pain with the discharge,even if the pregnancy test is negative I would seek urgent medical attention either in an urgent care, your doctor or an ER, ...Read more

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My last period lasted 7 days longer than usual now less than 2 weeks later I have started again with dark brown discharge. Should i be concerned?

My last period lasted 7 days longer than usual now less than 2 weeks later I have started again with dark brown discharge.  Should i be concerned?

Abnormal bleeding: There are many possible causes for abnormal bleeding. There may be a temporary hormonal fluctuation but there are many other possible causes including pregnancy, infections, non-cancerous polyps, fibroids, precancers, medications and others. It's best to see a gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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3 days of dark brown discharge, while due for period and day 4 I started to bleed, heavier for one day then slowed down again today is that normal?

3 days of dark brown discharge, while due for period and day 4 I started to bleed, heavier for one day then slowed down again today is that normal?

Could be normal: The dark brown discharge can come from slow bleeding that sits in the vagina and when the blood breaks down it turns a brown color. If you have pelvic pain, fevers, pain with urination or vaginal itching or burning see your doctor. If not then this is probably just due to some hormonal shifts and hopefully your period will return to normal next month. If not see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've all symptoms for period: lower pain, bad skin, moods etc. Period was due 6 days ago. Yesterday i got dark brown discharge, same as 2 weeks ago..?

I've all symptoms for period: lower pain, bad skin, moods etc. Period was due 6 days ago. Yesterday i got dark brown discharge, same as 2 weeks ago..?

See a doctor: There are several things that can cause delayed periods or dark brown discharge. These can all be easily identified and treated by a doctor. It would also be appropriate to check a pregnancy test and if negative to test for bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more