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Does Brown Discharge Count As A Period
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
If at the time of : The anticipated period - it may be. Brown discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
Maybe: Common on bcp's.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: In some people it can. If the woman has a condition and does not produce much estrogen then spotting would be a period. People on continuous cycling of oral contraceptive who go off can have light to spotting for a period. The use of Progesterone can inhibit the growth of the uterine lining so all you might get is spotting. I'm probably leaving others out, out of room too! ...Read more
Maybe: If you are on birth control pills or using the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud a period can be so light that it amounts to spotting. The brown color just means that the blood has been in the vagina for a while. On the other hand, if you are not using contraception then this may not be a period. When physicians think of a "period" we mean the bleeding a woman gets when she ovulates but does not conceive that month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Possibly: You have irregular cycles. It is very common. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Pregnancy itself doesn't cause brown or red (bloody) vaginal discharge. Are you sure it isn't a normal period? Or pregnant and now early miscarriage? Any abnormal or unexplained vaginal discharge or bleeding should be professionally evaluated, and you apparently have both. STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia) are other possibilities and very common at your age. See your doctor soon. ...Read more
Period blood with clear slimy discharge.... What does this mean? Also, period started immediately with no brown discharge like usual...?
Minor variation: Sounds like a minor variation. It's reasonable to monitor for the time being. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: A doctor can check to see if there is a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of mucus discharge, of periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with a doctor. A urine pregnancy test is accurate if done correctly (if there is any chance of pregnancy). ...Read more
Not sure. Take HPT.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes: Just old blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
7 days after my period unprotected sex a little pinkish and white discharge. Does this mean i'm not pregnant?
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