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Stopping continuous birth control pills for period.. Brown discharge and spotting on week off? Normal?
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
Not likely: If you are taking birth control pills properly and are not currently taking other medications that could interfere with their effectiveness, such as certain antibiotics, then it is not likely you are pregnant. Oral contraceptive pills not only prevent pregnancy, but they can also shorten the duration of your period and lessen bleeding. ...Read more
This can be common : It can be common to have some cramping before a period and that can be helped by advil or aleve (naproxen). Mild spotting before a menses can be normal also leading into a menses. If it becomes accessive and during multiple months you can consider switching birth control pills. ...Read more
No problem: If the spotting is occurring during the time you'd otherwise expect a "period", it's nothing to worry about--for many women who've been on the pill for awhile, periods can get lighter and lighter. This is a good effect, not a problem. Brown spotting just means the bleeding is lighter. ...Read more
Missed 3 pills mid pack. Stopped taking them at end of pack. Unusual withdrawal dark brown discharge and spotting. 32 days later no period. Pregnant?
Do pregnancy test: Missing 3 pills mid pack definitely increasing the likelihood of pregnancy. However, it could also result in some menstrual irregularity. Do a pregnancy test now, if it is negative, do another one in a week if you still have not had a period. If you are pregnant, the sooner you know the better. If you are not pregnant this time, consider a different form of birth control. ...Read more
Early light period or spotting on birth control. I just started taking birth control lo lowestrin this month. Spotting for 6 days instead of period ?
Missed 2 birth control pills 2nd week of pack, took them next day. Period 3 days late and experiencing brown gooey discharge & cramping. From pills?
No worries: Irregular or abnormal bleeding on OCPs is not unusual, especially in light of the missed pills and the make up. It will usually reset with the next pack. Importantly though, if you have had unprotected sex during that time, it is necessary for you to do a urine pregnancy test. Unfortunately, the presentation is frequently quite similar. It would be important to know early, since you are bleeding. ...Read more
Very light brownish spotting 6 days before period. On birth control pills. Havent missed one. Start period this sunday. What is the spotting?
BTB: Did you miss any pills or take them late? Have you been on other medicines, especially antibiotics? Have you been sick, nausea or diarrhea? Do you have a vaginal infection? Lots of things, or nothing, can lead to irregular bleeding on the birth control pill. Usually the next cycle will be better and pregnancy is unlikely, but condoms are always a good idea. ...Read more
I'm having brown discharge instead of my regular period. Will missing a birth control pill cause this?
Brown discharge: Your brown discharge and itching may be due to a vaginal infection.See your doctor for vaginal cultures and treatment ...Read more
Not on birth control. Sexually active. Had dark brown spotting for 3 days after 10 days of period ending. Could i be pregnant?
Green mucus discharge (just once) during heavy period. Recently came off birth control pill. Withdrawal related?
Not usually: Discharge that has a distinct color to it usually indicates an infection. It is recommended to make an appointment with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment. It is not uncommon to have discharge (of neutral color) when discontinuing or initiating hormone therapy. Monitor yourself for changes in color, smell, itching/burning sensations, amount and frequency. ...Read more
Yes. That may be old: Deoxygenated blood. Potential side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
Five days before period had dark stringy discharge. light brown discharge when wipe. on birth control. Just had bacterial infect.Treated. rephresh pil?
Brown = old blood: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. Rephresh is fine to use ...Read more
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more
Infection testing: 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 and 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
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
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