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Dr. Philip Miller
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Jul 21-Last period. Aug 5-Started Microgestin. Am taking first 2 packs of active pills consecutively. Skipped Fe pills. How to stop brown discharge?

Jul 21-Last period. Aug 5-Started Microgestin. Am taking first 2 packs of active pills consecutively. Skipped Fe pills. How to stop brown discharge?

Check with GYN: this is a mixture of old breakthrough bleeding with vaginal and cervical mucous. I suggest you call your GYN- not uncommon on pills for the first time. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How to stop having brown discharge with little blood?

How to stop having brown discharge with little blood?

Menstrual time?: 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. Color of menstrual blood isn't usually clinically significant. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. John Munshower
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How do i stop brown discharge? From my vagina,

How do i stop brown discharge? From my vagina,

Get it diagnosed: First, you need to get the discharge diagnosed. Once the reason for the discharge is found, the cure would then be forthcoming and hopefully the discharge will then be gone. best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Laura Pearlman
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How to stop brown vaginal discharge?

How to stop brown vaginal discharge?

Go see the MD: You need to know why you are having the brown discharge ie infection, bleeding, a problem in the uterus. This can be figured out during an office visit. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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I started taking microlite in december, but have had brown discharge & spotting ever since? what can i do to stop this??

I started taking microlite in december, but have had brown discharge & spotting ever since? what can i do to stop this??

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

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Dr. Norman Solberg
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I took provera 7/10 days.My dr said to stop taking it because of symptoms i had.Started having brown discharge today. Is this normal & is this cd1?

I took provera 7/10 days.My dr said to stop taking it because of symptoms i had.Started having brown discharge today. Is this normal & is this cd1?

Yes: It's normal to have bleeding when stopping provera. It is cd1, although you apparently don't have regular cycles, or you wouldn't be taking provera. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Ive always been irregular with my periods and this month of March I had brown discharge for the entire month non stop and its making me worried?

Ive always been irregular with my periods and this month of March I had brown discharge for the entire month non stop and its making me worried?

Irregular period: 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. 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

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. John Munshower
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If my dietary supplement is causing thick brown discharge, then should I stop taking them?

If my dietary supplement is causing thick brown discharge, then should I stop taking them?

Yes: If you definatively feel the supplements are causing your discharge then stopping them would be a good idea. Get the discharge evaluated to assure you need no further treatment. ...Read more

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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more


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