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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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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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Period has been irregular. For 2 weeks now going from light bleeding to brown discharge. No pain. Sexual intercourse 8 months ago. This is everyday.

Period has been irregular. For 2 weeks now going from light bleeding to brown discharge. No pain. Sexual intercourse 8 months ago. This is everyday.

See below: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon. Anovulatory cycles are one cause. If this irregularity persists for a month it would be time to see your doctor. You may wish to consult this site for more information. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/pages/causes.aspx ...Read more

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I have been having pregnancy symptoms;cramping,bloating,tender breasts,&light bleeding w/brown discharge. 4 at home tests all neg. what could it be?

I have been having pregnancy symptoms;cramping,bloating,tender breasts,&light bleeding w/brown discharge. 4 at home tests all neg. what could it be?

Depends: is it before your period or after when your period should be? it could be premenstrual symptoms , or you could have taken the pregnancy test too early for it to test positive. ...Read more

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Light bleeding and light brown discharge. Never had this before. What could it mean?

Light bleeding and light brown discharge. Never had this before. What could it mean?

Anovulation: Most likely a cycle where the ovary fails to let loose an egg. These self-normalize. To be safe, take a home pregnancy test. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I bled the first day of my period heavily then the next 3 days i just had light bleeding with some brown discharge does anyone know what's happening?

I bled the first day of my period heavily then the next 3 days i just had light bleeding with some brown discharge does anyone know what's happening?

Monitor: It is pretty normal to have some variation from time to time in the menstrual cycle. If you are not satisfied with your level of menstrual cycle control then consider starting birth control. This will give you more control over your cycle. ...Read more

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My period was 20 days late but ended 6 days ago. I'm now having light bleeding and some brown discharge. What could this be? The blood only comes out when using a tampon

My period was 20 days late but ended 6 days ago. I'm now having light bleeding and some brown discharge. What could this be? The blood only comes out when using a tampon

Check pg test: Check a pg test to be sure, anytime your period is abnormal, in length, symptoms, or timing. Repeat in a week and if negative, and you miss another period, see your doc to find out why. Follow the instructions on the kit, and be sure it has not expired, too. Also, infections can occur, if you are at risk of pregnancy. So get checked for those if your pg test is negative. Practice safe sex! ...Read more

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