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I have been having light brown discharge with a light bleeding when i wipe. Pregnancy test said negative. What could it be?

I have been having light brown discharge with a light bleeding when i wipe. Pregnancy test said negative. What could it be?

Probably period: The brown discharge was likely a light period. Brown = old blood. Repeat a home pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant. An "off" period from time to time is very common and usually corrects itself in the next few cycles. If it continues schedule a visit for testing. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it normal to experience brown discharge during pregnancy?

Is it normal to experience brown discharge during pregnancy?

Yes, common: Brown discharge is old blood. It's common to have a little bit of bleeding in pregnancy. If you are spotting on to your underwear, that's something to see your doctor about. Maybe the brown discharge happened after sex? The cervix can be slightly inflamed in pregnancy and sex can cause a little bit of bleeding as well. If you have cramping or more bleeding, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello, Which colour and consistence of discharge is normal during pregnancy? Beige, coffee with milk, rust colour, brownish - when is it alarm sign?

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Which colour and consistence of discharge is normal during pregnancy? Beige, coffee with milk, rust colour, brownish - when is it alarm sign?

Blood: Its more of concern when blood present. red, dark red, brown and black are more likely blood. However, the color that we see inside during the spec exam and what you see after air dries it and concentrates it varies. ...Read more

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During pregnancy brown stringy discharge and brown stringy clots would these be considered normal? 2 abnormal pap smears LSIL first then ASC-H?

Normal: Increased vaginal discharge and mild off and on spotting are normal during pregnancy. I trust that for the sake of your and your baby's health, you are under the care of a doctor. Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more

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Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge with odor. You should see your doctor and have them examine you and treat you if needed especially since you are pregnant. Sometimes infections that are untreated can increase your risk for preterm delivery. ...Read more

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I am 24 weeks pregnant , got a little brown discharge during urination, it's my second pregnancy , is it normal or something to worry about.

I am 24 weeks pregnant , got a little brown discharge during urination, it's my second pregnancy , is it normal or something to worry about.

Get urinalysis: If it is an abnormal urine color for you , then you must defenitely get it checked. Urinary tract infections in pregnant women can lead to other serious problems . You need to have urinalysis done ...Read more

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Is it normal to have brown discharge during 33 weeks of pregnancy? (can be due to intercourse). I only have the discharge after i pee and wipe.

Is it normal to have brown discharge during 33 weeks of pregnancy? (can be due to intercourse). I only have the discharge after i pee and wipe.

Yes: Brown discharge is just a little bit of old blood mixed with your discharge, nothing to be worried about. If bright red blood then i would go to l;d to be evaluated. And you're right, sometimes a little bleeding is normal after sex. Be sure to discuss with your doctor and if worsens go directly to l;d. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is a light brown discharge during the 2nd trimester of pregancy a normal?

Can be normal: Typically, light brown discharge is indicative of bleeding from the cervix or placenta/uterus at some point in the pregnancy. Brown discharge is old blood typically. A little bit of brown discharge is common in most pregnancies. You should definitely mention to your doctor, and possibly refrain from intercourse until you see your doctor. ...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