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I've had really strong cramps the last 8 hours along with light spotting and brown discharge from the vaginal area and the big thing clear leakiest fr?

I've had really strong cramps the last 8 hours along with light spotting and brown discharge from the vaginal area and the big thing clear leakiest fr?

Possibly nl.: This could either be ovulatory spotting or starting period. Other possibilities include a cyst, fibroid, torsed ovary, endometrial polyp, or infection. Would use ibuprofen 600-800mg TIS and just watch. If pain worsens, need to be seen and probably get pelvic ultrasound. ...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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I'm on the trinessa b.C. (generic for ortho tricyclen). Having light spotting and brown discharge a week before period. Are they still working?

I'm on the trinessa b.C. (generic for ortho tricyclen). Having light spotting and brown discharge a week before period. Are they still working?

It sounds like: You need a different pill if this is a persistent issue. It's likely due to lower estrogen at the end. A 35 mcg pill that doesn't change in doses, mono phasic, is good, may consider Necon 1/35. There are other things that can cause this like cervical inflammation but lets assume it's the pill, call your doc. They are still covering u unless u r on one of a few drugs that decrease hormone levels. ...Read more

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I've had really strong cramps the last 8 hours along with light spotting and brown discharge from the vaginal area and the big thing clear leakiest from my breast also They are extremely tender.

I've had really strong cramps the last 8 hours along with light spotting and brown discharge from the vaginal area and the big thing clear leakiest from my breast  also They are extremely tender.

Hormone imbalance : suspect that you may have a elevated prolactin level.this can be due to a number of things most of which are benign, but some of which can be concerning. You should be seen by your doctor, so that some testing can be done to help determine what the cause is ...Read more

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Light spotting then brown discharge in and off for three days. Started three days before period. Normally have a 28-31 day cycle. What could it be?

Light spotting then brown discharge in and off for three days. Started three days before period. Normally have a 28-31 day cycle. What could it be?

Could be: old blood from previous period and vagina cleaning itself. If persist see your doctor for an infection or trauma to the cervix or homonal problem. ...Read more

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Instead of my period this month, i've been having light spotting of brown discharge with some red blood all month. I took a preg. Test and it was neg.?

Instead of my period this month, i've been having light spotting of brown discharge with some red blood all month. I took a preg. Test and it was neg.?

See below: This could be due to a thyroid condition, you might have stress/ anxiety, you might have pcos - so you need to have this further evaluated. ...Read more

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Light spotting and brown discharge in the middle of my cycle. On bc and not pregnant. Could this be ovulation spotting?

Light spotting and brown discharge in the middle of my cycle. On bc and not pregnant. Could this be ovulation spotting?

Mid-cycle spotting: It depends on the form of bc your on. If you're on pills, the spotting may be due to taking a pill a few hours late. ...Read more

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Light pink spotting and brown discharge 2 weeks before my period.what does this mean?

Light pink spotting and brown discharge 2 weeks before my period.what does this mean?

Brown discharge: It is not at all uncommon for light bleeding at the time of ovulation (if of course not on oral birth control). This can "turn brown" by the time before it becomes visible. This occurs because the drop in estrogen preceding ovulation can cause the uterine lining to break down slightly, causing the "breakthrough bleeding". ...Read more

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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more


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