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I had light brown discharge, now I have a dark brown discharge, could i be pregnant?

I had light brown discharge, now I have a dark brown discharge, could i be pregnant?

Take a test: An over the counter pregnancy test is a great way to see if you're pregnant. They are fairly inexpensive and accurate. You should consider taking it if you miss your period. Light brown and dark brown discharge may or may not be your period. If it's time for your period, take a test, that will tell you if you're pregnant or not. Best of luck! ...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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Im pregnant & have a milky pink discharge, am i having a miscarriage?

Im pregnant & have a milky pink discharge, am i having a miscarriage?

GYN monitoring: This does not sound like a spontaneous abortion; however it should be checked by your ob-gyn. ...Read more

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I have brown watery discharge. Am i still pregnant?

I have brown watery discharge. Am i still pregnant?

There could be: Some old blood in your discharge. Many women have spotting early in pregnancy. I would let your obstetrician know. ...Read more

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Hi I am 14dpo and have a positive pregnancy test. Yesterday I had started having brown discharge when I wiped. Am I having a miscarriage?

Hi I am 14dpo and have a positive pregnancy test. Yesterday I had started having brown discharge when I wiped. Am I having a miscarriage?

Possibly: It is not uncommon to have some light spotting or brownish discharge early in pregnancy, so it does not necessarily indicate that you are having a miscarriage. You should see an clinician asap to examine you, possibly order lab tests and;/or performa an ultrasound, discuss your pregnancy options, and coordinate your care. ...Read more

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I have missed my periods and i had a white discharge. am i pregnant?

I have missed my periods and i had a white discharge. am i pregnant?

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Then schedule a visit to have your vaginal discharge tested for infections. ...Read more

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Am i pregnant if I have brown discharge and no period?

The brown discharge: Might be old blood. If this is the case, it may be the start of your period. Or if you only spot, it may not be your period. The only way to know if you are pregnant at this time is with a pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more

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If I have a light brown discharge can I ovulate?

If I have a light brown discharge can I ovulate?

Probably: These are not generally related at all. You'd need to give mor information to say you can/cannot ovulate, but the discharge is not to worry. ...Read more

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I haven't had a period last month or this month just brown and pink discharge am I pregnant?

Home pregnancy test: If you have not had your period in a month, and now you have discharge, you can always do a home pregnancy test to see if it is positive. ...Read more

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I have a decent amount of brown watery discharge, and I missed my period. am I pregnant?

I have a decent amount of brown watery discharge,  and I missed my period. am I pregnant?

Pregnancy test: A missed period could signal pregnancy, and a pregnancy test is needed to diagnosis this. If the test is negative and period does not appear, repeat the test in 2 weeks. See a doctor if you are pregnant and/or your menses does not appear. ...Read more

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I have my period and after a week im having yellow strechy discharge. Am I pregnant?

I have my period and after a week im having yellow strechy discharge. Am I pregnant?

No: but you may have a Pelvic / vaginal infection Get it checked out by your Family Practitioner/GYN when practicable (AFTER your menstruation stops) Hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more

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I haven't had a cycle in a year....But I am having very light pinkish discharge. Could I possible be pregnant?

I haven't had a cycle in a year....But I am having very light pinkish discharge. Could I possible be pregnant?

Need tests: The first step is a urine pregnancy test. If it is not positive, you are not pregnant. If it is negative you need to have other hormone levels tested. Your age is very important. Some concern is premature ovarian failure which causes menopause in women under 40. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods and starting yesterday morning, i had brown discharge when i wiped. Should i be worried?

I have irregular periods and starting yesterday morning, i had brown discharge when i wiped. Should i be worried?

Talk to your doctor.: The brown discharge is likely old blood/spotting and may be related to your irregular cycles. If you have irregular periods, you should talk to your doctor about this to see if you need medication to get them regulated. ...Read more

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After my period i had light brown discharge, then it became a dark brown discharge now I have light bleeding? Could i be pregnant?

After my period i had light brown discharge, then it became a dark brown discharge now I have light bleeding? Could i be pregnant?

Cannot say: If you had unprotected sex since your last normal menstrual period, i would say you should consider that you could be pregnant at any time unless you are actually on your period, (and you can get pregnant while menstruating, you should be aware.). ...Read more

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I am having brown discharge am i ovulating or am i pregnant?

I am having brown discharge am i ovulating or am i pregnant?

May be neither: What time in your cycle did it occur (mid cycle or end of cycle)? 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

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After my period i had light brown discharge then it became a dark brown discharge now i have light bleeding could i be pregnant.?

After my period i had light brown discharge then it became a dark brown discharge now i have light bleeding could i be pregnant.?

Not pregnant: No. You had a period that means not pregnant. Brown is old blood that has lost all of its oxygen. It is usually a sign that the uterus is cleaning itself out. Perhaps you should not be sexual until you learn a bit more about menstrual cycles and when and how pregnancy occurs. It is empowering to know the simple facts of ovulation and what bleeding represents. ...Read more

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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more