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Is it normal to have a brown discharge before and after your period?

Is it normal to have a brown discharge before and after your period?

Yes: The brown vaginal discharge is usually old red blood cells and tissue that has degraded to that color. It is more prevalent in paients who take oral contraceptives because the lining of the womb(endometrium) is very thin. ...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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Is it normal to have a brown discharge before your period?

Is it normal to have a brown discharge before your period?

Brown Blood: Brown blood is always a sign of old blood. More than likely if you convert to birth control pills this will disappear. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown discharge a week before your period?

Is it normal to have a brown discharge a week before your period?

Yes: That may be implantation bleeding from the pregnancy becoming established in your uterus. It is quite common. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown discharge for 3 days, then missing your period that was due 2 days later?

Is it normal to have a brown discharge for 3 days, then missing your period that was due 2 days later?

Common problem: 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 a normal five day period from aug 29th to sept 1st. It is now 8 days past my cycle I have a brown discharge i'm supposed to be ovulating now?

I had a normal five day period from aug 29th to sept 1st. It is now 8 days past my cycle I have a brown discharge i'm supposed to be ovulating now?

Brownish discharge: If you are around cycle day 13 (5 + 8) it is reasonable to assume ovulation. If you don't wish to become pregnant i suggest using contraception at this time in your cycle. ...Read more

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I have been on on the birthcontrol previfem (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) for two years and have a brown discharge a week before my period. Is it normal? Any way to make it stop?

I have been on on the birthcontrol previfem (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) for two years and have a brown discharge a week before my period.  Is it normal? Any way to make it stop?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. 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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Brown discharge 10 days before period is it normal?

No: Not "normal", but not necessarily anything serious. If persists, should see gyn. ...Read more

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