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Is discharge a sign of your period?

Is discharge a sign of your period?

First period?: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 ; 13 in the us. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 ; for others not until 16. Before you have a period, you will have noticed breast development, pubic hair ; white to yellowish vaginal discharge. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen ; feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...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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Do you discharge a lot right before your period or is it a sign your pregnant?

Do you discharge a lot right before your period or is it a sign your pregnant?

Varies: The vaginal discharge can increase after conception, but the nature and amount of vaginal discharge also varies during the normal cycle. ...Read more

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Will having brown vaginal discharge be a sign you are about to start your period?

Will having brown vaginal discharge be a sign you are about to start your period?

Sometimes: Brown blood is old blood and not the fresh blood of a new period. If you are due for your period and do not start bright red blood in a few days check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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If the day before your period, you have a light brown/tan, gooey discharge, is that normal? Is this a sign of pregnancy? I got my period the next day. I want to know if it's possible to be pregnant?

If the day before your period, you have a light brown/tan, gooey discharge, is that normal? Is this a sign of pregnancy? I got my period the next day. I want to know if it's possible to be pregnant?

Probably not: It's more likely that the brownish discharge is the first sign that your uterine lining is breaking down and you're about to menstruate. After you ovulate you have peak progesterone levels for awhile and then if you haven't conceived these levels will drop off. Once the progesterone level dips below a threshold level, then you start menstruation process. Less likely to be pregnant. ...Read more

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Is clear watery discharge normal right before your period? Or is it a sign of pregnancy?

Is clear watery discharge normal right before your period? Or is it a sign of pregnancy?

Likely normal: Vaginal discharge changes throughout the menstrual cycle based on the changing hormones throughout the month. It can change from white to clear to sticky to runny.... Discharge isn't concerning until it causes itching, foul odor, or pain. The discharge is unlikely to tell if you are pregnant, you should take a pregnancy test if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Does vaginal discharge mean your period is coming? Before it was dry... Now there's discharge... Or is it a sign of pregnancy?

Does vaginal discharge mean your period is coming? Before it was dry... Now there's discharge... Or is it a sign of pregnancy?

Many things: A vaginal discharge can be due to sexual arrousal, ovulation,infection,a foreign body in the vagina, or just the normal cyclic hormonal changes.It does not necessarily mean that you are pregnant or your period is about to start. ...Read more

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Is it possible to not have your period but have discharge?

Is it possible to not have your period but have discharge?

Reasons for missed/: Late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. If you have been sexually active - recommend taking a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is discharge normal before your period?

Is discharge normal before your period?

Age 47: At 47 years old you have years of experiencing knowing what is normal for you. Use your past history as a guide. If this discharge you are experiencing is different from your usual vaginal secretions then you should be evaluated. If this is the same as you always have then it is likely normal. An obgyn can easily test you and determine if something is wrong. ...Read more

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How long before your period do you discharge?

How long before your period do you discharge?

Vaginal discharge?: If you are referring to a pre-menstrual vaginal discharge, then most patients experience light spotting or a non-itching off color vaginal discharge 1 to 2 days before a period. ...Read more

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Does discharge normally stop before your period?

Does discharge normally stop before your period?

Discharge : Discharge is not really normal. If you are having discharge you should be evaluated for infection. ...Read more

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How to know when your period is coming? Discharge

How to know when your period is coming? Discharge

First period.: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 ; 13 in the us. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 ; for others not until 16. Before you have a period, you will have noticed breast development, pubic hair ; white to yellowish vaginal discharge. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen ; feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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When does discharge atop before your period begins?

Not sure ?: Generally women have increased vaginal discharge around the time of ovulation. That usually lasts a few days and then goes away. Sometime women can get yeast overgrowth just before menses, and that could cause increased discharge before your period. As long as you are not symptomatic, it is not dangerous and you do not need to treat it. ...Read more

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Can your period still come during brown/pink discharges?

Can your period still come during brown/pink discharges?

The pink or: brown discharge may be part of the period. Brown discharge is usually older blood being cleaned from the uterus. ...Read more

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Please describe the discharge you get before your period?

Please describe the discharge you get before your period?

Leukorrhea: Is a normal vaginal discharge. It can change in consistency, color and amount. It may be white or clear. It may be sticky or liquidy. If you have a discharge with an odor that causes itching, burning, redness or pain with urination - please have it evaluated by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can discharge determine whether your period is coming soon?

Can discharge determine whether your period is coming soon?

No: No; however, a clear. stringy, non-odorous discharge is common at your fertile time at mid-cycle. ...Read more

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