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Period over 24 days late.Dark brown stringy mucous discharge & brown spotting for two days now 3 negative OTC pregnancy test no pregnacy symptoms?

Period over 24 days late.Dark brown stringy mucous discharge & brown spotting for two days now 3 negative OTC pregnancy test no pregnacy symptoms?

See your doctor: If you had unprotected sex, not on a birth control and 24 days late, its advisable to see your doctor for proper evaluation/rule out of pregnancy.You can also use this visit to discuss with your doctor which birth control would be appropriate for you. Please always remember to practice safe sex ( use condoms). Know that birth control will not protect from sexually transmitted diseases. Take care. ...Read more

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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
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Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
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Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
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Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
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Could i be pregnant my "period" was early by 5 days (it is always on time or a day or so late). It started out just being brown mucus discharge then turned into a red discharge and accompanied with cramps. It only lasted for about 4 days. My breasts have

Variations : Variations in your period can be normal (color, length, consistency). When it changes or you have nipple sensitivity that lasts longer than normal this could be normal and does not necessarily mean you are pregnant. However if you are at high risk of being pregnant and you do not want to wait for your next period you can take an early prediction pregnancy test or visit your doctor for a blood pregnancy test. Good luck. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Make decisions on boundaries before having sex
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Communicate boundaries firmly, clearly, and consistently
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Decide on a reliable birth control method
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Know some birth control may take days to weeks before it works
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learn all birth control methods
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discuss with pcp your best method
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don't take chances
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21 weeks pregnant, recurring bv. This morning after bm had thick brown discharge. No pains all day and baby girl is very active. Mucous plug? Old blood?

21 weeks pregnant, recurring bv. This morning after bm had thick brown discharge. No pains all day and baby girl is very active. Mucous plug? Old blood?

Get checked: Brown discharge sounds like old blood. I recommend you call your doctor and get checked. Rarely the cervix can start to open at 21 weeks without contractions. ...Read more

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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...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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