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Dr. Karen Jones
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Does it mean your pregnant if you are having brown discharge?

Dr. Karen Jones
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
32 years in practice
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Does it mean your pregnant if you are having brown discharge?

Hard to know: If a woman is having spotting at the time she normally gets a period, it is possible she is pregnant and that the bleeding is implantation bleeding. Check a pregnancy test to know. Usually we suspect pregnancy if a woman misses a period, and then has nausea or breast tenderness for instance. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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1 month late. Does brown discharge for a week mean i'm pregnant?

Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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1 month late. Does brown discharge for a week mean i'm pregnant?

Brown discharge: No, brown discharge indicates old unixygenated blood. See your gynecologist to rule out a vaginal infection. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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I am 19weeks pregnant and have a lot of brown discharge what does that mean?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I am 19weeks pregnant and have a lot of brown discharge what does that mean?

Brown discharge: Is often older, deoxygenated blood. Please contact your obstetrician promptly and advise of this symptom. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Does brown discharge necessarily mean your pregnant?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Does brown discharge necessarily mean your pregnant?

NO: 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. If you aren't sure if this is your period - then please take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Dr. Kathleen Saradarian
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Does brown discharge mean pregnant?

Dr. Kathleen Saradarian
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Does brown discharge mean pregnant?

No: Only a positive pregnancy test means your pregnant. Irregular bleeding, discharges and other things could indicate infections and other problems. If it continues, you should be examined. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Traub
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What does brown discharge mean at 7wks pregnant?

Dr. Michael Traub
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What does brown discharge mean at 7wks pregnant?

Usually nothing: Sometimes it is old blood. Sometimes it is from the cervix. Sometimes from sex. Usually everything is fine with the pregnancy. It can sometimes be a sign of infection but usually is not. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Does brown discharge mean youre pregnant?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
Does brown discharge mean youre pregnant?

Usually not.: Brown discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. If in doubt take a home pregnancy test. 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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Could an orangey brown discharge mean im pregnant?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Usually not: Brown discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. If you are uncertain you can take a home pregnancy test. 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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Dr. James Carleo
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I'm 9w 5d pregnant 3 days before I had brown discharge at once, no pain and no crapm.. what it mean? What should I do now?

Dr. James Carleo
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I'm 9w 5d pregnant 3 days before I had brown discharge at once, no pain and no crapm.. what it mean? What should I do now?

Observe: Dark discharge can sometimes indicate old blood, which can be normal and represent implantation bleeding. Bright red blood with cramping is more concerning for the possibility of miscarriage. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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What does it mean for someone being 6 and half month old pregnant having continuous white and brown discharge,can surgery save the baby?

Dr. Marvin Ott
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
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What does it mean for someone being 6 and half month old pregnant having continuous white and brown discharge,can surgery save the baby?

See your OB: There is no evidence that the baby is in danger at this point. Discharge can mean many things from miscarriage to infection. See your OB to get examined, and get a accurate diagnosis. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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