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Discharge Period Mean
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
Period: It is common for women to have varying degrees of discharge during the month. As long as it is not giving you any discomfort such as itching, burning and it doesn't have a bad smell you shouldn't be concerned. Take care! ...Read more
That is not really: A symptom that is specific for specific conditions. ...Read more
I missed my birth control for a couple of days and had another period that month. Is that a concern and what does brown discharge after a period mean?
Should see gyn:
A slight amount of vaginal bleeding commonly occurs when a woman misses 1 or more days of bcp. She needs to make up the pills and also use foam and condoms to prevent pregnancy for the next couple weeks.
Spotting after menses can represent a serious problem, please see your gynecologist. ...Read more
Don't worry: This brownish discharge is the final remnants of your periods. The final tiny bits of endometrial tissue that are being shed. It should stop soon. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more
1-Are you sexually active?
2- having unprotected sex?
3-If so? When was your last sexual encounter? 4-is the discharge foul in odor? .
If you answerec yes to the first 2 questions, then you could be pregnant. If no to both then it could just be hormonal. If you answered yes to questions 1, 2 and 4, please see your primary doc for further test. ...Read more
Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. These could be due to imbalances of your hormones. Take care. ...Read more
Brown = old blood: 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. Brown simply indicates old blood and is normal. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Although a milky: White discharge can occur w pregnancy - it is not diagnostic for pregnancy. If you miss your period take a pregnancy test. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings, aversions ; passing gas. ...Read more
Find good info: Unprotected sexual intercourse around the time you ovulate (release egg) followed by a missed period (bleeding) and a positive test means you're pregnant. Other signs exist but the miss and pos. Test are key. Get good info from Dr, pharmacy, library or online. It will help you understand this important complex topic. Best! ...Read more
Does vaginal discharge mean your period is coming? Before it was dry... Now there's discharge... Or is it a sign of pregnancy?
Maybe normal: Small amounts of blood can make its way out as a brownish discharge. Mixed with normal discharge from the cervix might appear as you describe. If this is completely abnormal for you, then see your doctor to rule out infection! ...Read more
? Pregnant: You could be pregnant. Take a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Period is 2 days late and I have very little clear sticky discharge with no odor what could this mean?
Last Sex March 3. Period 18-23. Recently light brown discharged but today I had a small amount of dark brown What could this mean? I'm worried
Many causes: The menstrual cycle is under numerous influences, both externally (e.g. Stress, weight changes, diet, etc...) and internally (e.g. Pituitary gland, ovaries, adrenal glands, etc...). Additionally, pathology like uterine fibroids and endometrial polyps can also intervene. Sounds like a thorough work-up is in order; espe. Of course, a pregnancy is always a consideration. Get with your ob/gyn asap ...Read more
Brown discharge: Most often brown discharge after a period is old blood being cleaned from the uterus. It might have a slight odor but usually would not expect extreme malodor. ...Read more
Not to fret: It is older, deoxygenated blood being cleaned out of the uterus. ...Read more
Probably not: Some of the blood may take longer to be released from the uterus. That is usually not a sign of problems. If your are concerned, see your doctor. ...Read more
Only if its bloody.: If the discharge comes at the end of your cycle and is blood stained, then that would indicate a pending period flow. ...Read more
Sexually active? If: Yes take a pregnancy test. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear/stretchy), . ...Read more