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Light Brown Discharge Between Periods
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
Breakthroughbleeding: Women not on hormonal contraceptive medication may experience bleeding in between their menstrual periods. Most often this happens around the time of ovulation. Women on bcp may experience "breakthrough" bleeding. Switching to a bcp with a different progestin may stop the breakthrough bleeding or have it happen less often. It is a good idea for a woman to keep track of the bops she was on. ...Read more
Brown discharge in between periods sometimes.This month it lasted for about 4 days however it got smaller in amount. no pain or pills taken. Abnormal?
Vaginal discharge: If it's new to you, it's abnormal. Any new, unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. Depending on other characteristics or symptoms (irritaion, odor, sexual risks) it could be yeast, an STD, bacterial vaginosis (an overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria), or other causes. Don't take chances -- get it checked out. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had 3 periods this last month. The first 2 were light and this last one has just been brown discharge instead of blood. What does this mean?
See below: Typically, it's old blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
Day 5 of no pill yet no periods Only light brown discharge when wiped. No missed pill but taken within 3-4 hrs. Had protected sex only once. Normal ?
Possibly: It is not uncommon for women on birth control pills to have their periods become lighter, shorter, less frequent, or stop all together. These changes can occur once, occasionally, frequently or all the time. If you have not missed any pills and had protected sex, the likelihood of being pregnant is very low. If still concerned, you can check a urine pregnancy test. ...Read more
My periods late and I've been having light brown discharge for about 5 days and today this gooey light brown blob came out, i was shocked. Why ?
Is white & brown discharge from the vaginal region normal, in between periods. It doesn't hurt, & i haven't had sex in months!?!
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