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What does it mean when you have dark brown discharge then it turns red?

What does it mean when you have dark brown discharge then it turns red?

Blood clot: You are probably seeing a clot which has a brownish surface but when you break the discharge, the inner part is brighter red blood. Make sure this is not related to your period or early pregnancy because otherwise, you need further questioning and examination by your doctor. ...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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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 there, I am 12 days late and have been spotting - brown discharge and dark red blood for 5 days now. What could this mean?

Hi there, 

I am 12 days late and have been spotting - brown discharge and dark red blood for 5 days now. What could this mean?

Late/bleeding: If you are sexually active you may be pregnant. If not you may have some imbalance of your hormones. Do a pregnancy test and see your doctor. All the best. Also rule out infection. ...Read more

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26 day mc. Now on day 31. No late cycles except for preg. Ttc just started having dark brown discharge. No red at all. Could it be implantation blo?

26 day mc. Now on day 31. No late cycles except for preg. Ttc just started having dark brown discharge. No red at all. Could it be implantation blo?

Possible: Overall, too much is discussed about and emphasis placed on "implantation bleeding." bleeding is exceedingly common. It could be from inside the uterus, or from the cervix. 65% of our early pregnancies have some type of bleeding. If in question, a blood pregnancy test could answer your question. Best of luck....... ...Read more

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I am a normal 28 day cycle period n this month it came a day early it was dark red n lasted for 3 days n i had brown discharge for the last four days?

I am a normal 28 day cycle period n this month it came a day early it was dark red n lasted for 3 days n i had brown discharge for the last  four days?

Ok to vary: It is normal for a woman's periods to sometimes be different - to be earlier or later by a few days or to last a little longer or shorter than usual. In most cases this is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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10 days before my period . Had a thick dark red discharge when I wiped .. then it stopped. Now I have light brown discharge . ?

10 days before my period  . Had a thick dark red  discharge when I wiped .. then it stopped. Now I have light brown discharge . ?

Discharge: Discharge can vary in color and thickness during your cycle. Brown discharge could be infection, be from past bleeding. Bleeding in between periods could be due to many things and should be evaluated by your obgyn. ...Read more

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I have had 3 weeks of brown discharge that ranged from red-dark brown. I also had clots that were rubbery. I then got a heavy period. Is it normal?

I have had 3 weeks of brown discharge that ranged from red-dark brown. I also had clots that were rubbery. I then got a heavy period. Is it normal?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods can occur and can be normal. Best to monitor your cycle over the next 2-3 months. If it continues to be irregular, seek medical attention. If concerned for pregnancy, take an over the counter test. Also, consider alternate birth control method such as spermicides, birth control pills, etc. ...Read more

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I've been having dark red blood and brown discharge since i was about 15 weeks, i'm currently 18 weeks. Ob said everything's fine should I be worried?

Follow up : Bleeding during pregnancy mandates prompt evaluation. It sounds like you have already been evaluated by your doctor. In this case if you still have remaining questions you will need to discuss it with your specific physician ...Read more

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