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