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Period ended yesterday finishing with brown discharge, I had sex day after period "ended" and bled red again? Worried it's sinister. Thankyou :)

Period ended yesterday finishing with brown discharge, I had sex day after period "ended" and bled red again? Worried it's sinister. Thankyou :)

Not sinister: difficult, but not impossible to get pregnant at the end of your cycle. if unprotected , do a home pregnancytest. ...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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Took Plan B 5 times in 1 month after period. 10d after my period that month I had 6d brown-red discharge. Period is 10d late will it come back? When?

Took Plan B 5 times in 1 month after period. 10d after my period that month I had 6d brown-red discharge. Period is 10d late will it come back? When?

You need a: reliable form of birth control. Plan B is an emergency contraceptive - not a regular oral contraceptive. Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr since your period is already over 7 days late. ...Read more

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3 weeks after period feeling nauseated and yuck (thinking it was a tummy bug) but now have red/brown discharge? Age 24 no longer on the pill

3 weeks after period feeling nauseated and yuck (thinking it was a tummy bug) but now have red/brown discharge? Age 24 no longer on the pill

Many options : 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 pink discharge after period?

Light pink discharge after period?

Could be hormones : Are off or infection or cervix or uterus problems, you shoukld see your obgyn for an evauation as you should not bleed after your period is over. ...Read more

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Light pinkish discharge days after period?

Light pinkish discharge days after period?

Pink discharge: It is common for menses to 'tail off" over several days after one thinks that her period has truly ended. Slight pinkish d/c should not be alarming in one or two settings. However, if persistent, i would recommend to ensure your pap screen is up to date, and consider a pelvic us to ensure no other issues exist (ie; polyps). ...Read more

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Greenish brownish discharge with an oder right after period?

Greenish brownish discharge with an oder right after period?

Probably BV: Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause of vaginal discharge and odor. It is not a sexually transmitted disease but rather an overgrowth of normal vaginal bacteria. When the vagina is exposed to blood for long periods of time as you describe this raises the ph of the vagina making bacterial vaginosis more likely. ...Read more

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3days after period, I have brownish discharge. What does this mean?

3days after period, I have brownish discharge. What does this mean?

Probably not: Some of the blood may take longer to be released from the uterus. That is usually not a sign of problems. If your are concerned, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Brown discharge a day after period?

Brown discharge a day after period?

Probably normal: One day of brown spotting after a period is normal. It should not be black discharge and should not be heavy. Multiple days of tail end brown bleeding is not normal but may still be difficult to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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After period, clear discharge when wiping?

Could be normal: Most women produce more mucus after their menstrual cycle. The increase coincides with ovulation around day 14 give or take a few days. If the clear discharge is not smelly, itchy, discolored , or irritating don't worry. If other symptoms arise make an appt with your gyn. ...Read more