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What can cause a late period, back and leg pain, small amount of brown vaginal discharge and negative pregnancy test?

What can cause a late period, back and leg pain, small amount of brown vaginal discharge and negative pregnancy test?

Maybe the brown: vaginal discharge was part of your period. 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Mary David
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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

When you get pregnant, rising hormone levels prevent you from shedding the uterine lining at the time you'd expect to have your period. You can also miss your period if you're not pregnant. Other possible causes of amenorrhea include: weight gain or loss, hormonal problems, tension, stress, breastfeeding, and discontinuing birth control pills ...Read more


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Period was late but finally came for a day and half. Brown vaginal discharge with no smell for a week. Hpt negative. Any ideas ?

Period was late but finally came for a day and half. Brown vaginal discharge with no smell for a week. Hpt negative. Any ideas ?

Irregular periods: 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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Why am i having slight brown vaginal discharge before my period?

Why am i having slight brown vaginal discharge before my period?

Blood: This sounds like early onset of menses, and represents the first few drops of uterine bleeding. This can be normal. ...Read more

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Light brown vaginal discharge for 3 days and i didn't not get my period last month ?

Light brown vaginal discharge for 3 days and i didn't not get my period last month ?

Take pregnancy test: You could potentially be pregnant and should take a home pregnancy test. There are several reasons for missing a period, but this is the first thing we check. If it is positive and if you are having pain, go to the er. If it is negative, schedule an appointment with your doctor to discuss your menstrual pattern and birth control options. ...Read more

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I have a dark-brown vaginal discharge, and my period is not due till may 25... Should i be worried?

I have a dark-brown vaginal discharge, and my period is not due till may 25... Should i be worried?

Irregular bleeding : 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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Light brown vaginal discharge 2 days after period ended slight itching at times. What does this mean?

Light brown vaginal discharge 2 days after period ended slight itching at times. What does this mean?

If it persists: it is probably an infection and needs to be checked by gyn. If it goes away in few days then it is left over old blood from period coming out and causing irritation . ...Read more

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The past couple of months, my period starts off light with brown vaginal discharge then regulates. I am a virgin and worried. What does this mean?

The past couple of months, my period starts off light with brown vaginal discharge then regulates. I am a virgin and worried. What does this mean?

Sounds normal!: During periods, we shed the inner lining of the uterus -- the endometrium -- if we're not pregnant. Sometimes that shed layer may not come out for a day or two, & can turn brown. So can be normal; why it changed, i can't say. If you are having low pelvic pain, the discharge is unusually foul smelling, or your have a fever, though, it could be an infection -- then see an ob/gyn! good luck! ...Read more

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I am having a sticky brown vaginal discharge and i'm not supposed to start my period for two weeks. And i can't get it to stop. What could this be?

I am having a sticky brown vaginal discharge  and i'm not supposed to start my period for two weeks. And i can't get it to stop. What could this be?

You may have an infe: You have smelly brown discharge which needs to be examined and cultured as you may have a vaginal infection, it is even more likely if you use tampoon get it checked and treated promptly and dont waste time. ...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


Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Vaginal Discharge (Definition)

Vaginal discharge refers to secretions from the vagina. Such discharge can vary in consistency (thick, pasty, thin), color (clear, cloudy, white, yellow, green), and smell ...Read more