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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

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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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

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How long does brown discharge after period last?

How long does brown discharge after period last?

Can't predict that: It is usually just old blood being cleaned out of the uterus. It can be related to hormone imbalances. ...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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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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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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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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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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