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Hey I Just Had My Period About A Week Ago, After I Had My Period I Had Sex. After a Few Days Now I Have Brown Discharge Is Not Alot, what could it be?

Hey I Just Had My Period About A Week Ago, After I Had My Period I Had Sex. After a Few Days Now I Have Brown Discharge Is Not Alot, what could it be?

Several things: A discharge occuring a few days after sex could be due to an infection or abnormal cervical cells. At midcycle it could be due to the hormonal changes that accompany ovulation. The only way to know for sure is to be seen for a full history, exam, and appropriate testing. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I had my period 2 weeks ago, but now I have brown discharge, I haven't had sex in at least 3 months and I'm not on any medication.

I had my period 2 weeks ago, but now I have brown discharge, I haven't had sex in at least 3 months and I'm not on any medication.

Many possible causes: Generally, a light brown vaginal discharge without any other symptoms can be associated with spotting from the uterus. A small amount of blood may reach the vagina through the cervix. Over time, this blood can combine with vaginal secretions and turn brown producing a brown discharge. If persistent or accompanied by other symptoms it needs to be evaluated clinically. ...Read more

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I had just gotten off my period and 2 weeks later i started having this light scanty brown discharge to dark brown discharge. Its day 5 now.

I had just gotten off my period and 2 weeks later i started having this light scanty brown discharge to dark brown discharge. Its day 5 now.

Prob your period : The brown discharge was likely your period just a very light one. Brown equals old blood. It is common to have an "off' cycle every now and then. If your pregnancy test is negative then you are not pregnant. Schedule a visit for birth control if you do not want to be pregnant. ...Read more

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Im having sometimes red or light brown discharge now. My period stopped almost 2 weeks ago. I dont feel any pain or anything. Just realize 2 days ago.

Im having sometimes red or light brown discharge now. My period stopped almost 2 weeks ago. I dont feel any pain or anything. Just realize 2 days ago.

Irregular spotting: 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 my period last week but now I've got brown discharge what does this mean?

I had my period last week but now I've got brown discharge what does this mean?

Yes it is normal: Yes it may be normal as brown spotting is altered blood left in the uterus and it will stop by itself.It is like old blood. ...Read more

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I am 46 yrs old and have been off my period for a week now but having brown discharge?

I am 46 yrs old and have been off my period for a week now but having brown discharge?

Brown Discharge: this is old blood being expelled from your uterus. As long as it is not foul smelling, you are not having pain or a fever it is not worrisome. If these are occurring see your OB or FP ...Read more

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I ended my period 3 weeks ago and been having brown discharge for 2-3days now. What do i do??

I ended my period 3 weeks ago and been having brown discharge for 2-3days now. What do i do??

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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My period finished three weeks ago a few days later i got a brown discharge and i still have it now?

My period finished three weeks ago a few days later i got a brown discharge and i still have it now?

Can Be Normal: This is common and can simply be old blood that hasn't been released yet. Birth control pills, especially if recently started, can also contribute to irregular shedding or brownish thickened discharge. Continue your pills as directed (if on them) & otherwise just track your cycle. If it worsens or bothers you, see your gyn or primary care physician for help. Take care. ...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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