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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

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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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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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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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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How do you get the brown discharge from nexaplon to stop? It has been constant for a while now and becoming costly in feminie hygine products.

Side effect: You are seeing old menstrual blood: unfortunately, bleeding is a side effect of this implant. It can be removed and you can try pills. ...Read more

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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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Hello, I've had the Nexplanon for. Years now. But I keep getting brown discharge or spotting non stop it will mot go away. Is this normal?

Hello, I've had the Nexplanon for. Years now. But I keep getting brown discharge or spotting non stop it will mot go away. Is this normal?

Can be: This is a relatively common side effect of the Nexplanon. As long as any other source is ruled out (infection, vaginal irritation) then it is more of an annoyance than a problem ...Read more

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I've 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?

I've 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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I've had Nexplanon since March of this year, and have had nonstop brown discharge ever since. I'm aware that it's old blood, but when will it stop?

I've had Nexplanon since March of this year, and have had nonstop brown discharge ever since. I'm aware that it's old blood, but when will it stop?

Can cause bleeding: Irregular bleeding is a common and normal side effect of nexplanon. For some bleeding occurs less frequently than your normal cycle. For others more frequently. ...Read more

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I took Plan B 7 days ago & expecting tom my mens due. Had unprotected sex. I have brown discharge and it stop. Should I take plan b? Am I at risk?

I took Plan B 7 days ago & expecting tom my mens due. Had unprotected sex. I have brown discharge and it stop. Should I take plan b? Am I at risk?

Will not help: Morning after or plan b pill, averts ovulation (stops) and prevent pregnancy, once fertilizes will not cause abortion, it is most effective immediately. Once pregnant need ru 486 (mifepristone) the abortion pill blocks Progesterone, & terminates early pregnancy, if you are please see your doctor for a meaningful decision, you will need help from your family also ...Read more

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I was taking birthcontrol kept getting a brown discharge so I stop taking iit the discharge reduced but sometimes I get clot stretchy brown stuff? Help

I was taking birthcontrol kept getting a brown discharge so I stop taking iit the discharge reduced but sometimes I get clot stretchy brown stuff? Help

Can be normal: Ovulation discharge is normal and experienced by large numbers of women. During ovulation you may see changes in the color and consistency of vaginal discharge. Menstrual irregularities are also quite common and can be caused by a wide variety of factors. If you have no other symptoms and this does not occur regularly would not worry. ...Read more

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I took provera (medroxyprogesterone) 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 (medroxyprogesterone) 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 (medroxyprogesterone). It is cd1, although you apparently don't have regular cycles, or you wouldn't be taking provera (medroxyprogesterone). ...Read more

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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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Why am I experiencing brown discharge after taking birth control and how do I get it to stop?

Why am I experiencing brown discharge after taking birth control and how do I get it to stop?

Birth control: It is normal to have some spotting when you start birth control. Just keep taking your pills on time. It should improve after a few packs of pills as long as you don't miss any pills. ...Read more

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Subsequent to my period I always get brown discharge and it last about 2 days. Is there any way I can stop it sooner?

Subsequent to my period I always get brown discharge and it last about 2 days. Is there any way I can stop it sooner?

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. 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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Hi I have recently finished my period and am now having a really gross smelling brown discharge coming out. How can I stop it?

Malodorous discharge: Make sure there is not a forgotten tampon and get checked for possible bacterial infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a light pink then brown discharge then really light period for 4 days then stops? I am on a swim team

What does it mean when I have a light pink then brown discharge then really light period for 4 days then stops? I am on a swim team

Exercise and periods: Extensive exercise can change the amount and character of menstrual bleeding normally because of hormone variations and minimal percentages of body fat. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage on 4/5/15 an bleed for a week or so and ever since have had a brown discharge what is it from and will it stop?

I had a miscarriage on 4/5/15 an bleed for a week or so and ever since have had a brown discharge what is it from and will it stop?

Need d/c: Sounds like residual blood from placenta lining or similar, see your gyn for possible dilation/curratage, or he/she may give medroxypriogestrone to clean out, sorry for your loss, baby is with God in heaven someday you will meet this child. ...Read more

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I put myself on a pill and after my period IV been brown discharge for around 2 weeks now. What dose this mean? How can I stop it?

I put myself on a pill and after my period IV been brown discharge for around 2 weeks now. What dose this mean? How can I stop it?

Breakthrough bleedin: 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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Bloody discharge I have been having brown discharge, now it has turned into a bloody discharge. My period shouldn't be here for another week. Is this normal? What can I do to stop it?

Bloody discharge I have been having brown discharge, now it has turned into a bloody discharge. My period shouldn't be here for another week. Is this normal? What can I do to stop it?

This: This may be due to ovulatory dysfunction (you ovulated later than expected or didn't ovulate this month). You can often control the bleeding with supplemental hormones most often in the form of birth control pills. Other options are progestins like Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to initially stabilize the lining and then synchronize the shedding. ...Read more

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Hi! I'm on Nexplanon And I keep getting brown discharge. It usually lasts about 3 days and happens when I have sex. What causes it and how can I stop?

Hi! I'm on Nexplanon And I keep getting brown discharge. It usually lasts about 3 days and happens when I have sex. What causes it and how can I stop?

Brown = blood: Typically brown or black discharge is old blood. Irregular bleeding is a common and normal side effect of nexplanon. For some bleeding occurs less frequently than your normal cycle. For others more frequently. This is called breakthrough bleeding. ...Read more

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I took Plan B about a day or two before my period. My period came about 2-3 days late. It was a normal flow, & now this brown discharge won't stop.?

Not unusual: Plan b is progesterone, similar to what your body makes in the last 1/2 of the cycle, you extended this time frame by replacing it with the pills. ...Read more

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I have recently had sex for the first time, my periods were infrequent. Now, I have been having brown discharge for a week and won't stop. Is this bad?

I have recently had sex for the first time, my periods were infrequent. Now, I have been having brown discharge for a week and won't stop. Is this bad?

Female discharfe: This may be old blood from a combination of vaginal mucous and blood from perforation of your hymen. Always use protection and consult your physician about birth control. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage almost two months ago the pill cleared everything out and now instead of a period I get slimy brown discharge. And it won't stop?

I had a miscarriage almost two months ago the pill cleared everything out and now instead of a period I get slimy brown discharge. And it won't stop?

Common: This is common from medically induced miscarriage. Just do a medicated vinegar douche. If it still persists, you may use a birth control pill to kick your hormonal system to get back to normal. To be safe, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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On Diane 35 had brown discharge last cycle then got my period and now the discharge stop. Is the pill working?

On Diane 35 had brown discharge last cycle then got my period and now the discharge stop. Is the pill working?

Brown usually blood: Brown discharge is often just old blood. It sounds like you just head breakthrough bleeding. This is frustrating but not harmful. If discharge continues and if you think the discharge is something other than blood consider seeing a doctor for testing ...Read more

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Sex on 1/29. On depo, condom broke, 2/05 started brown discharge &sharp pains in vagina. It still is going on today But the vaginal pains stop. Why?

Sex on 1/29. On depo, condom broke, 2/05 started brown discharge &sharp pains in vagina. It still is going on today But the vaginal pains stop. Why?

Could get checked: If you are on Depo then you do not have to worry about pregnancy. Irregular bleeding happens on Depo sometimes. You can schedule a visit for an exam to have the vaginal pain evaluated and you can ask for STD testing. ...Read more