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I have missed my periods ten days has been passed but now today i have brown discharge what does it mean ?

I have missed my periods ten days has been passed but now today i have brown discharge what does it mean ?

Old blood: This sounds like old blood which is normal considering your period was late. This doesn't mean anything specific and isn't necessarily a bad thing. Continue to track your periods. If you have had any recent changes to your medications, activity, stress or general health- it can cause irregularities in your period. ...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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Why am I having dark brown discharge. What does it mean and is it normal.

Not normal,infection: You need to see doctor to get evaluation and treatment because you may have infection with brown discharge. ...Read more

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I got my first Depo-Provera injection about two weeks ago. Yesterday and all of today I have been getting brown discharge. What does this mean?

I got my first Depo-Provera injection about two weeks ago. Yesterday and all of today I have been getting brown discharge. What does this mean?

It is normal: The hormone is Depo-Provera drovera causes your uterine lining to thin, which often results in bleeding or bloody discharge. The brown is just old blood. You may expect this for several weeks after getting the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection. Usually it stops entirely. ...Read more

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I have a 40 day cycle. My last period ended two weeks ago. I had unprotected sex a week ago. Now I'm having dark brown discharge. What does this mean?

I have a 40 day cycle. My last period ended two weeks ago. I had unprotected sex a week ago. Now I'm having dark brown discharge. What does this mean?

Abnormal periods: 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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My period ended 10 days ago. Now I am have a brown discharge. What does that mean?

My period ended 10 days ago. Now I am have a brown discharge. What does that mean?

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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I had sex within the two week period of a d and c i have light brown discharge now..what does that mean. I have no pain either?

I had sex within the two week period of a d and c i have light brown discharge now..what does that mean. I have no pain either?

You may need to: check for a vaginal infection. If there are no other symptoms, such as vaginal itching, odor, etc. then you may be starting irregular spotting/ periods with your hormone cycle at your age. It could be very early on, or minor spotting may be a fluke. But if it continues, you may need to see a GYN or family physician to help you regulate your cycle to be more predictable. ...Read more

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I've been on the pill for 3 months, i took my last pill 3 days ago and now i'm having a chocolate brown discharge. What does this mean?

I've been on the pill for 3 months, i took my last pill 3 days ago and now i'm having a chocolate brown discharge. What does this mean?

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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I had a miscarriage January of last year in 2014 and I just started having brown discharge yesterday what does it mean?

I had a miscarriage January of last year in 2014 and I just started having brown discharge yesterday what does it mean?

Possibly: an infection. If it's not spotting related to your period, it could be an infection, especially if there is odor or irritation. ...Read more